Solution Quotes

Quotes tagged as "solution" (showing 1-30 of 207)
Sarah Dessen
“It didn't make you noble to step away from something that wasn't working, even if you thought you were the reason for the malfunction. Especially then. It just made you a quitter. Because if you were the problem, chances were you could also be the solution. The only way to find out was to take another shot.”
Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

Zadie Smith
“In the end, your past is not my past and your truth is not my truth and your solution - is not my solution.”
Zadie Smith, White Teeth

Criss Jami
“If the entire world sought to make itself worthy of happiness rather than make itself happy, then the entire world would be happy.”
Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

Steve Maraboli
“Sometimes problems don’t require a solution to solve them; instead they require maturity to outgrow them.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Karl Marx
“Communism is the riddle of history solved, and it knows itself to be this solution.”
Karl Marx, Economic & Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844

Julian Barnes
“Pride makes us long for a solution to things – a solution, a purpose, a final cause; but the better telescopes become, the more stars appear.”
Julian Barnes, Flaubert's Parrot

Vera Nazarian
“Not every puzzle is intended to be solved. Some are in place to test your limits. Others are, in fact, not puzzles at all...”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Malcolm Gladwell
“A critic looking at these tightly focused, targeted interventions might dismiss them as Band-Aid solutions. But that phrase should not be considered a term of disparagement. The Band-Aid is an inexpensive, convenient, and remarkably versatile solution to an astonishing array of problems. In their history, Band-Aids have probably allowed millions of people to keep working or playing tennis or cooking or walking when they would otherwise have had to stop. The Band-Aid solution is actually the best kind of solution because it involves solving a problem with the minimum amount of effort and time and cost.”
Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

Dejan Stojanovic
“Possible is more a matter of attitude,
A matter of decision, to choose
Among the impossible possibilities,
When one sound opportunity
Becomes a possible solution.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Santosh Kalwar
“Every problem comes with a baggage of solutions.”
Santosh Kalwar

“Problems are meant to be solved, but unfortunately, a lot of people choose to complain, worry, and cry about them.”
Edmond Mbiaka

Stephen R. Covey
“People who end up with the good jobs are the proactive ones who are solutions to problems, not problems themselves, who seize the initiative to do whatever is necessary, consistent with correct principles, to get the job done.”
Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Steve Maraboli
“Life may bring you to your knees; pray. Then GET UP and participate in the answer. BECOME the remedy! BE the solution!”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Dan Roam
“Any problem can be made clearer with a picture, and any picture can be created using the same set of tools and rules.”
Dan Roam, The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures

Gerald M. Weinberg
“PREFACE PROBLEM: Nobody reads prefaces.
SOLUTION: Call the preface Chapter 1.
RESOLUTION: Throw away Chapter 1 and call Chapter 2 Chapter 1.”
Gerald M. Weinberg

Santosh Avvannavar
“Every problem has a goal”
Santosh Avvannavar

Toba Beta
“When mind says it's impossible, don't dictate heart to comply.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Charles Franklin Kettering
“A problem well stated is a problem half solved.”
Charles Franklin Kettering

Criss Jami
“If you don't like the solution, change the problem.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Toba Beta
“There are many problems which could only
be solved by generations which are still to be
born later. It's only one way of many how God
gives answers to human problems and prayers.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Israelmore Ayivor
“Empty complaints are the sources of everyday failure, but not the problem being complained about. Problems are solvable; but not with complaints. A complainer is just an explainer of problems!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Sara Pennypacker
“Thanks, Clementine. See what I mean? Sometimes you have to figure out the problem before you can figure out the solution.”
Sara Pennypacker, Clementine's Letter

Toba Beta
“Ada orang bilang bahwa cinta pasti dapat menyelesaikan segala problema yang ada.
Padahal mungkin hanya dengan suguhan tulus kopi nikmat di pagi hari sudah cukup mengatasinya.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Jacques Loeb
“Through the discovery of Buchner, Biology was relieved of another fragment of mysticism. The splitting up of sugar into CO2 and alcohol is no more the effect of a 'vital principle' than the splitting up of cane sugar by invertase. The history of this problem is instructive, as it warns us against considering problems as beyond our reach because they have not yet found their solution.”
Jacques Loeb

“You are not worthy of living if you cannot solve a solve a problem in this world.”
Olawale Daniel

“Anyone who cannot solve a problem in this world is not worthy of living in this world.”
Olawale Daniel

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Solving some problems requires less than half the energy or time it took to complain about them.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Robin Sloan
“At General Dexterity, I was contributing to an effort to make repetitive labor obsolete. After a trainer in the Task Acquisition Center taught an arm how to do something, all the arms did it perfectly, forever,

In other words, you solved a problem once, and then you moved on to other more interesting things.

Baking, by contrast, was solving the same problem over and over again, because every time, the solution was consumed. I mean, really: chewed and digested.

Thus, the problem was ongoing.

Thus, the problem was perhaps the point.”
Robin Sloan, Sourdough

Robin Sloan
“I looked down at the loaves on the baking stone, which, just as before, carried in their crusts the overwhelming illusion of dark eyes, upturned noses, fissured mouths.

Upon closer inspection, these faces were different from the last loaf's. They were disturbing. Their eyes squinted merrily and their mouths curled into ragged, jack-o'-lantern grins.

The bread knife was the solution to all my problems. I sawed and sawed and sawed until the faces were no more.”
Robin Sloan, Sourdough

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