A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.— Albert Einstein
Proven Problem Solving quotations
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.
Intelligence is what you use when you don't know what to do.
The distance between the actual developmental level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance or in collaboration with more capable peers
I would like to remind the black ministry and indeed all black people that God is not in the habit of coming down from heaven to solve people's problems on earth.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once but don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.
If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem, and only five minutes finding the solution.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
The stronger person is not the one making the most noise but the one who can quietly direct the conversation toward defining and solving problems.
No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.
Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.
You will only be remembered for two things: the problems you solve or the ones you create.
Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve.
Human ordeals thrive on ignorance. To understand a problem with clarity is already half way towards solving it.
If the problem can be solved why worry? If the problem cannot be solved worrying will do you no good.
Jiu-jitsu puts you completely in the moment, where you must have a complete focus on finding a solution to the problem. This trains the mind to build that focus, to increase your awareness, your capacity to solve problems.
You have to ask yourself the question 'Who am I?' This investigation will lead in the end to the discovery of something within you which is behind the mind. Solve that great problem and you will solve all other problems.
Your rewards in life are determined by the kinds of problems you are willing to solve for someone.
Your success and happiness depend on your willingness to help others solve their problems.
Comfort is the god of our generation, so suffering is seen as a problem to be solved, and not a providence from God.
Conquering the universe one has to solve two problems: gravity and red tape.
We could have mastered gravity.
The world we have created is a product of our thinking;
it cannot be changed without changing our thinking. If we want to change the world we have to change our thinking...no problem can be solved from the same consciousness that created it. We must learn to see the world anew.
The best thing that can happen to a human being us to find a problem, to fall in love with that problem, and to live trying to solve that problem, unless another problem even more lovable appears.
No one will really understand politics until they understand that politicians are not trying to solve our problems. They are trying to solve their own problems - of which getting elected and re-elected are number one and number two. Whatever is number three is far behind.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Problem talk creates problems, Solution talk creates solutions.
Eureka! Eureka! Supposed to have been his cry, jumping naked from his bath and running in the streets, excited by a discovery about water displacement to solve a problem about the purity of a gold crown.
A lawyer’s either a social engineer or … a parasite on society … A social engineer [is] a highly skilled, perceptive, sensitive lawyer who [understands] the Constitution of the United States and [knows] how to explore its uses in the solving of problems of local communities and in bettering conditions of the underprivileged citizens.
Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The real question of life after death isn't whether or not it exists, but even if it does what problem this really solves.
The secret of success is to find a need and fill it, to find a hurt and heal it, to find somebody with a problem and offer to help solve it.
Life is not a problem to be solved but a mystery to be lived.
Follow the path that is no path, follow your bliss.
Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.