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Problems Quotes

Problems might be the cause of irritation or it might nag us but it is wonderful how we overcome it. Sometimes problems challenge us and taking it in a positive stride is that is required. A cliche goes - ‘Every problem has a solution’. One thing which is very true and clear is that the earlier we face a problem, the earlier we will find a solution to it. Don’t think of running away from problem because it will always chase you! Read on the next bit to find out about the quotations and sayings on tribulations.

Kurt Cobain

I've always had a problem with the average macho man - they've always been a threat to me.

Kevin Smith

After a patrol officer was summoned to the scene and was briefed by patrol officers of the allegations, he initiated a complaint and forwarded the complaint to the internal affairs unit for further investigation.

Lou Holtz

The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren't in a very good mood.

Quentin Crisp

The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.

Dwight L. Moody

I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man.

Leon Trotsky

In a serious struggle there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time.


Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.

Ernest Hemingway

No weapon has ever settled a moral problem. It can impose a solution but it cannot guarantee it to be a just one.

Lao Tzu

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.

Walter Winchell

The same thing happened today that happened yesterday, only to different people.

Erich Fromm

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Woody Allen

Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.

Chevy Chase

I was always the guy getting kicked out of my classes at school for having an attitude problem.

Blaise Pascal

All human evil comes from a single cause, man's inability to sit still in a room.

Alice Walker

The most important question in the world is, 'Why is the child crying.

Malcolm X

I am for violence if non-violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence.

Bill Watterson

Letting your mind play is the best way to solve problems.

Dorothy Day

I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.

Erich Fromm

Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.

Anatole France

The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.

Zac Efron

One time I went into a restroom and a girl followed me in. I signed an autograph for her in the sink. It was pretty funny because she was in a guy's restroom and she wasn't embarrassed at all.

Jon Stewart

We have it. The smoking gun. The evidence. The potential weapon of mass destruction we have been looking for as our pretext of invading Iraq. There's just one problem - it's in North Korea.

Sun Tzu

Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.

Wallace Stevens

Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would be a bore.

Saint Augustine

God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.

William Butler Yeats

Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!

Theodore Roosevelt

Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.

Keira Knightley

I don't have a problem with my body. I'm not just going to strip off all my clothing, but if the part calls for it and I don't think there's any way round, I'm absolutely fine.

Carl Jung

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.

Leon Trotsky

Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies.

Henry James

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.

Norman Vincent Peale

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Dave Barry

American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it.

Bill Bryson

There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.

Gertrude Stein

But the problem is that when I go around and speak on campuses, I still don't get young men standing up and saying, 'How can I combine career and family?'

Chuck Palahniuk

Every woman is just a different kind of problem.

Michel de Montaigne

Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations.

Denis Waitley

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

Courtney Love

If you want to ask about my drug problem, go ask my big, fat, smart, ten pound daughter, she'll answer any questions you have about it.

Thomas Paine

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.

Sun Tzu

If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.

Zora Neale Hurston

But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.

Don DeLillo

American writers ought to stand and live in the margins, and be more dangerous.

Cameron Diaz

Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity.

Rabindranath Tagore

Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.

Pamela Anderson

Making love in the morning got me through morning sickness. I found I could be happy and throw up at the same time.

Ulysses S. Grant

If you see the President, tell him from me that whatever happens there will be no turning back.

George Foreman

That's my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy.


It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.

Don DeLillo

In the face of technology, everything becomes a little atavistic.

Erich Fromm

In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead; in the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.

John F. Kennedy

The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution.

Toni Morrison

When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.

Linda Evans

The trouble with plastic surgery is that after 10 years gravity wins out and you have to have another one in a year or so.

Plastic Surgery Troubles
Alexis de Tocqueville

There are two things which a democratic people will always find very difficult - to begin a war and to end it.


It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.

Michel de Montaigne

The greater part of the world's troubles are due to questions of grammar.

Steve King

All Americans have a sacred duty to guarantee Social Security benefits to our nation's senior citizens.

William Arthur Ward

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.

Sean Connery

There's one major difference between James Bond and me. He is able to sort out problems!

Carl Jung

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.

Calvin Coolidge

If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.

Steve Martin

You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies.

Isaac Asimov

Science fictionwriters foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not. 

John Maynard Keynes

The biggest problem is not to let people accept new ideas, but to let them forget the old ones.

Acceptance Obstacles Past People
William Butler Yeats

If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.

Vince Lombardi

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

Tony Blair

The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes

Bill Maher

Let's face it; God has a big ego problem. Why do we always have to worship him?

Robert Browning

Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?.


Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.

Anton Chekhov

The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on; science and art are as well.

Albert Schweitzer

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.

Bill Watterson

That's the whole problem with science. You've got a bunch of empiricists trying to describe things of unimaginable wonder.

John Mason Brown

Tuition and fees have always been an access issue for us. If we raise our tuition too high, it can make it difficult for some students to enroll. And that's not a position we want to be in.

Gene Tierney

The main cause of my difficulties stemmed from the tragedy of my daughter's unsound birth and my inability to face my feelings.

Winston Churchill

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Henry Ford

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

Henry David Thoreau

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.

Thomas More

One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated.

Jean Baudrillard

The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation can help us get out of it.

Paul Klee

It is a great difficulty and a great necessity to have to start with the smallest.

John F. Kennedy

The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.

Charles Bukowski

There will always be something to ruin our lives, it all depends on what or which finds us first. We are always ripe and ready to be taken.

John Maynard Keynes

The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.

Annie Leibovitz

I don't think there is anything wrong with white space. I don't think it's a problem to have a blank wall.

Walter Scott

Look back, and smile on perils past.

Albert Schweitzer

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.

Isaac Asimov

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.

Albert Einstein

A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.

Lee Iacocca

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

David Attenborough

There are some four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Four million different solutions to the problems of staying alive.

Plants World
Ronald Reagan

Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.

Bible Men Face Religion
Elon Musk

I think life on Earth must be about more than just solving problems... It's got to be something inspiring, even if it is vicarious.

Kayleigh McEnany

Thankfully, President Trump doesn't just complain about problems - he solves them.

Albert Einstein

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.

Albert Einstein

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.