Selected Quotes about Problem

My view is to give everyone the space to grow in his own way. When you see restructuring or separations in a family [firm], value has almost always been destroyed. This is the first case where value has been enhanced. In that way it has been a win-win ending. -- Mukesh Ambani

As a politician, however, I am ashamed to speak of poverty eradication in such terms. I see clearly that the motivation has weakened with regard to the initial objective of eradicating poverty. -- Jose Manuel Barroso

Good ideas will always get funded, so that's not going to be a problem. But you will see that it will be harder and harder for bad ideas to get funded. -- Jeff Bezos

Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists. -- Edward de Bono

We may need to solve problems not by removing the cause but by designing the way forward even if the cause remains in place. -- Edward de Bono

It is well known that "problem avoidance" is an important part of problem solving. Instead of solving the problem you go upstream and alter the system so that the problem does not occur in the first place. -- Edward de Bono

Dealing with people is probably the biggest problem you face, especially if you are in business. Yes, and that is also true if you are a housewife, architect or engineer. -- Dale Carnegie

What talks can there be otherwise? It is useless trying to resolve the problem under bombs. -- Viktor Chernomyrdin

In a large organization it is frequently difficult for a leader to have an accurate sense f the company's affairs because reports are often afraid to be candid about problems. -- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

One problem people have is that they lie to themselves. You may think you are more talented then the next guy. Which is exactly what the next guy thinks as well. -- Mark Cuban

I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved. -- Princess Diana

Whenever I go on a ride, I'm always thinking of what's wrong with the thing and how it can be improved. -- Walt Disney

My biggest problem? Well, I'd say it's been my biggest problem all my life. Money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true. From the very start it was a problem. -- Walt Disney

Life is about compromise. You must figure out a way to maximize your time with your family. By spending your money to buy affection, you may be putting their future in jeopardy and making the problem worse. -- Dr.Phil

When you innovate, you've got to be prepared for everyone telling you you're nuts. -- Larry Ellison

The Net as a whole is not that reliable, so our blips in service don't cause major problems. However, we are certainly working on improving our own reliability as well as those sites that we depend on. -- David Filo

You'll run into problems where governments don't share those values. Long term, these values will win out. -- David Filo

Most people spend more time and energy in going around problems than in trying to solve them. -- Henry Ford

Once you start to look into the guts of climate change you find that just about every scientific institution in the world is conducting research on the issue. -- Peter Garrett

You need to think about your company's fundamental business issues and develop a long-term business strategy to solve problems and take advantage of the opportunities your analysis unearths. -- Bill Gates

You have to study what customers say about the problems with your products and stay tuned in to what they want, extrapolating from leading-edge buyers to predict future requirements. -- Bill Gates

There are many who still do not believe that global warming is a problem at all. And it's no wonder: because they are the targets of a massive and well-organized campaign of disinformation lavishly funded by polluters who are determined to prevent any action to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming out of a fear that their profits might be affected if they had to stop dumping so much pollution into the atmosphere. -- Al Gore

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. -- Lee Iacocca

We have bloated bureaucracies in Corporate America. The root of the problem is the absence of real corporate democracy. -- Carl Icahn

Modern Society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyles. -- Pope John Paul II

Wars generally do not resolve the problems for which they are fought and therefore... prove ultimately futile. -- Pope John Paul II

I believe our biggest issue is the same biggest issue that the whole world is facing, and that's habitat destruction. -- Steve Irwin

We wish to make our lives simple, certain, and smooth, and for that reason problems are taboo. -- Carl Jung

There are numerous instances of an intellectual problem, unsolved in the waking state, being solved in a dream. -- Carl Jung

If this Government cannot get the adjustment, get manufacturing going again, and keep moderate wage outcomes and a sensible economic policy, then Australia is basically done for. We will end up being a third rate economy... a banana republic. -- Paul Keating

For John Howard to get to any high moral ground he would have to first climb out of the volcanic hole he's dug for himself over the last decade. -- Paul Keating

People don't like the idea of thinking long term. Many are desperately seeking short term answers because they have money problems to be solved today. -- Robert Kiyosaki

The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few. -- Phil Knight

I have ALWAYS believed that each man makes his own happiness and is responsible for his own problems. -- Ray Kroc

It's a bit more dangerous. Low-level pilots have the ability to descend before they get into trouble. But we have a great deal of confidence in our crew and our craft. -- Dave Liniger

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society. -- Vince Lombardi

If your client says "maybe", you are suddenly in the box seat. You really can't lose. If the deal falls over, it's no problem. But if the other party really wants the deal, you are in control. -- Max Markson

Through books and experience I have learned not to worry about business problems, not to let them overwhelm me. I prefer to compartmentalize - to mentally isolate the problems and put each into its own imaginary folder, just like a filing cabinet or computer program. -- Max Markson

The big problem in making the hard decisions has much to do with the personal and professional well-being of the person making the call. -- Chuck Martin

Mankind always sets itself only such tasks as it can solve; since, looking at the matter more closely, we will always find that the task itself arises only when the material conditions necessary for its solution already exist or are at least in the process of formation. -- Karl Marx

So often, we blame other people when, really, the problem is right down in here. I'm not happy. I don't know what's wrong. If I just had another job, I could be happy. If I just get married, I would be happy. Well if I just wasn't married, I would be happy. Well, if I just had some kids, I'll be happy. I'll be happy when these kids finally grow up and get out of here. If I had a bigger house, I would be happy. Well, I got a big house. Now if I just had a maid to clean, I'd be happy. Well, now if I just had a maid, I could get along with better, I'd be happy. -- Joyce Meyer

I had lots of hurt and lots of pain, lots of woundedness, bruises, broken heartedness in my life. I was abused sexually by my father, abused mentally, emotionally. My mom didn't know what to do about it, and she was being hurt in the process. So she just didn't deal with it. And I can guarantee you, just because you don't deal with something, that doesn't make it go away. -- Joyce Meyer

With all this wealth, the problem is not who's going buy assets, it's are there any assets to buy with all the liquidity in the world. -- Michael Milken

The real issue is the rate of return. If it increases, it solves the problems. The issue will be, "Where can I invest?" not "Who's the buyer." -- Michael Milken

We've polluted the stratosphere with these chlorine and bromine compounds, and because it's now colder, and because we have this change in the climate, we're getting more ozone loss than we would have gotten in a normal year. -- Paul Newman

I've got a passion for solving a problem that I think I can solve in a new way. And that maybe it helps that nobody has done it before as well. -- Pierre Omidyar

Problems are to the mind what exercise is to the muscles, they toughen and make strong. -- Norman Vincent Peale

The widespread availability of information is the only basis for effective day-to-day problem solving, which abets continuous improvement programs. -- Tom Peters

Everything I did, all my actions, all of the problems I had I dedicate to God and to Chile, because I kept Chile from becoming Communist. -- Augusto Pinochet

The most dangerous thing about student riots is that adults take them seriously. -- Georges Pompidou

Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. -- Colin Powell

I thought that the Iraqi war was absolutely damaging our interests and world interests and would become a nightmare. And now I don't want to say I was right, but let us simply put the real problem on the table. -- Romano Prodi

The problem of Italy is not really a question of age. Japan has an older population, and it is now in full economic recovery. The problem is that Italy is old in the structure of the society. -- Romano Prodi

Problems give us the ability to hang on and that ability changes who we are. When our character is permanently molded by the trials we are stronger and the end result is hope. -- Dave Ramsey

I came to realize that my money problems, worries, and shortages largely began and ended with the person in my mirror. I realized also that if I could learn to manage the character I shaved with every morning, I would win with money. -- Dave Ramsey

The key to handling problems and conflict within an organization is to keep the channels of communication wide open. -- Anita Roddick

Wall Street indices predicted nine out of the last five recessions! -- Paul Samuelson

I'm always on the lookout for those good, simple solutions to everyday problems. -- Martha Stewart

Strong managers who make tough decisions to cut jobs provide the only true job security in today’s world. Weak managers are the problem. Weak managers destroy jobs. -- Jack Welch

America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem. -- Malcolm X

America has a very serious problem. Not only does America have a very serious problem, but our people have a very serious problem. America's problem is us. We're her problem. The only reason she has a problem is she doesn't want us here. -- Malcolm X

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