quote by Lev S. Vygotsky

The specifically human capacity for language enables children to provide for auxiliary tools in the solution of difficult tasks, to overcome impulsive action, to plan a solution to a problem prior to its execution, and to master their own behavior.

— Lev S. Vygotsky

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Difficult problems quote Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.

Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.

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The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us

Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.

Difficult problems quote Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in the pro

Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in the problem.

Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.

Neumann, to a physicist seeking help with a difficult problem: Simple.

This can be solved by using the method of characteristics. Physicist: I'm afraid I don't understand the method of characteristics. Neumann: In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

Difficult problems quote The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to

The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to reply.

We live in a society that penalizes highly creative individuals for their non-conformist autonomy. This makes the teaching of problem solving in design both discouraging and difficult. A...student (has) massive blocks against new ways of thinking, engendered by some 16 years of mis-education.

Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods.

If a problem looks difficult, relax. If it looks impossible, relax even more. Then begin encouraging small changes, putting just enough pressure on yourself to move one turtle step forward. Then rest, savor, celebrate. Then step again. You’ll find that slow is fast, gentle is powerful, and stillness moves mountains.

Difficult problems quote The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts whi

The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.

I grew up in a dictatorship, where you couldn't talk about difficult situations - there was this culture of silence. We would run into a problem and have no one to talk to.

The problem of peaceful transition to socialism, we do not discuss it as a theoretical question. But in America it is very difficult, and it is nearly impossible. That is why specifically in America we say that the road to the liberation of peoples, which will be the road of socialism will go through bullets in almost all countries.

Here then is the real problem of our negligence.

We fail in our duty to study God's Word not so much because it is difficult to understand, not so much because it is dull and boring, but because it is work. Our problem is not a lack of intelligence or a lack of passion. Our problem is that we are lazy.

Difficult problems quote Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.

Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.

When we learn to accept difficult circumstances patiently, the real problem disappears.

Loving difficult people will refine us.

Perhaps only in heaven will our love be so perfected that we can actually like these people, too. St. Augustine spoke of a man who, on earth, had chronic gas problems; in heaven, his flatulence became perfect music.

A mathematical problem should be difficult in order to entice us, yet not completely inaccessible, lest it mock at our efforts. It should be to us a guide post on the mazy paths to hidden truths, and ultimately a reminder of our pleasure in the successful solution.

Difficult problems quote The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's ca

The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.

If you want to get over a problem, stop talking about it.

Your mind affects your mouth and your mouth affects your mind. It's difficult to stop talking about a situation until you stop thinking about it.

Everything was coming together by coming apart .

. . It is the most difficult Zen practice to leave people to their destiny, even though it's painful - just loving them, and breathing with them, and distracting them in a sweet way, and laughing with them . . . if something was not my problem, I probably did not have the solution.

Whatever your problem, no matter how difficult, you can release spiritual power sufficient to solve your problem. The secret is--pray and believe.

Difficult problems quote Every time you find some humor in a difficult situation, you win.

Every time you find some humor in a difficult situation, you win.

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

The next time you encounter a difficult obstacle or problem, you should smile and say, 'Here's my chance to grow.'

Perceived self-efficacy also shapes causal thinking.

In seeking solutions to difficult problems, those who perceived themselves as highly efficacious are inclined to attribute their failures to insufficient effort, whereas those of comparable skills but lower perceived self-efficacy ascribe their failures to deficient ability

Difficult problems quote Every time you are able to find some humor in a difficult situation, you win.

Every time you are able to find some humor in a difficult situation, you win.

It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.

When a piece gets difficult, make faces.

Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem.

Difficult problems quote Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

The most difficult problems are naturally not involved in the search for forms for contemporary life. It is a question of working our way to forms behind which real human values lie.

Every problem is a character-building opportunity, and the more difficult it is, the greater the potential for building spiritual muscle and moral fiber.

The problem is that many bitter people don't know they are bitter.

since they are so convinced that they are right, they can't see their own wrong in the mirror. And the longer the root of bitterness grows, the more difficult it is to remove.

Difficult problems quote Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved.

Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved.

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.

If you procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem... break the problem into parts, and handle one part at a time.

It is difficult to understand precisely what the state hopes to achieve by promoting the creation and perpetuation of a subclass of illiterates within our boundaries, surely adding to the problems and costs of unemployment, welfare and crime.

Difficult problems quote Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.

Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.

You can't do anything as long as you are afraid of what might happen.

Fear clouds opportunities, erases possibilities, and limits the ability to move beyond the place in which the mind is stuck. No matter how difficult we think the problem is, we must muster up the courage to face it.

It's very satisfying to take a problem we thought difficult and find a simple solution. The best solutions are always simple.

It is not fear that stops you from doing the brave and true thing in your daily life. Rather, the problem is avoidance. You want to feel comfortable so you avoid doing or saying the thing that will evoke fear and other difficult emotions. Avoidance will make you feel less vulnerable in the short run but, it will never make you less afraid.

Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage.

I've had this terrible stomach problem for years, and that has made touring difficult. People would see me sitting in the corner by myself looking sick and gloomy. The reason is that I was trying to fight against the stomach pain, trying to hold my food down. People looked me and assumed I was some kind of addict.

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