Quotations on Problems
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I think we have some serious problems now, but, if you look back over the last thirty or forty years that my book deals with, I think we are in better shape now than we would have been if all of those cases had not come down.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: Deals, Now, Problems, Years)
In my experience, problems most frequently arise from those who report for television, with little field experience in your area but an insatiable appetite for a sound bite.
- Alvin Adams
(Keywords: Experience, Appetite, Problems, Sound, Television)
Your ability as republican volunteers, to rise to this challenge will mean that the two governments and others cannot easily hide from their obligations and their responsibility to resolve these problems.
- Gerry Adams
(Keywords: Ability, Challenge, Problems, Republican, Responsibility, Will)
Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.
- Scott Adams
(Keywords: Problems, Will)
One of the embarrassing problems for the early nineteenth-century champions of the Christian faith was that not one of the first six Presidents of the United States was an orthodox Christian.
- Mortimer Adler
(Keywords: Faith, Christian, First, Problems, states, United)
My goal was to develop into an independent research scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench, but I felt that postgraduate residency training in internal medicine was necessary.
- Peter Agre
(Keywords: Goal, Medicine, Problems, Research, Training)
The long, cold Minnesota winters instilled in me a fascination for exotic far off places; I aspired toward a career in tropical diseases and world health problems.
- Peter Agre
(Keywords: Health, Career, Problems, World)
Traveling these days has a lot of problems and also it wears you out more.
- Mose Allison
(Keywords: Problems, Traveling)
Yes, women are stronger than us. They face more directly the problems that confront them, and for that reason they are much more spectacular to talk about. I don't know why I am more interested in women, because I don't go to any psychiatrists, and I don't want to know why.
- Pedro Almodovar
(Keywords: Women, Problems, Reason, Talk, Want)
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Problems, Will)
All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks.
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Keywords: Conscience, Fighting, Freedom, Problems, Sense, Sin, Trying)
I learnt a lot about myself, I learnt a lot about other people and the problems they have. If I was lucky enough to live to a hundred, how I will feel about two per cent of my life being that way, I don't know.
- Jeffrey Archer
(Keywords: Life, People, Being, Problems, Will)
I'm very interested in portraying homosexual man and woman in my films because I'm interested in their lives and their problems.
- Dario Argento
(Keywords: Man, Problems, Woman)
Remarkable is the greater openness of the Catholic Church towards people of other religious traditions and persuasions. The development has not been without problems, since some people have resisted it and others have pushed openness beyond the desirable point.
- Francis Arinze
(Keywords: People, Development, Church, Problems, Religious, Remarkable, Traditions)
We have problems which will be addressed by Haitians.
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Keywords: Problems, Will)
Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.
- Isaac Asimov
(Keywords: Science, Catastrophes, Fiction, May, Problems, Writers)
As we take our places in the General Assembly and at the Council meetings, let us begin all our work in the name of God, for the solution of all our problems is a spiritual one.
- Warren R. Austin
(Keywords: Work, God, Meetings, Name, Problems, Solution, Spiritual)
All of the problems we're facing with debt are manmade problems. We created them. It's called fantasy economics. Fantasy economics only works in a fantasy world. It doesn't work in reality.
- Michele Bachmann
(Keywords: Work, Debt, Economics, Fantasy, Problems, Reality, World)
Peace congresses often start by dealing with some of the less important questions in excessive detail, so at the end there is no time to discuss the most important problems.
- Fredrik Bajer
(Keywords: Peace, Time, Detail, End, Problems, Questions)
I'm having the same problems today that I had when I first started, saying that outrageous adult animation works.
- Ralph Bakshi
(Keywords: Animation, First, Problems, Saying, Today)
Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.
- Albert Bandura
(Keywords: Life, Consequences, Options, Problems, Suffering, Trying)
The incorrectness and weaknesses of a theory cause other minds to formulate the problems more exactly and in this way scientific progress is made.
- Robert Barany
(Keywords: Progress, Cause, Problems, Theory)
Obama specializes in knocking down straw men. "I reject the view that says our problems will simply take care of themselves," he said, implying that's the view of Republicans. It's the view of almost no one.
- Fred Barnes
(Keywords: Men, Care, Problems, Republicans, Will)
Enhancing revenues will help us improve education and solve our infrastructure problems.
- Roy Barnes
(Keywords: Education, Help, Problems, Will)
I want a pit crew... I hate the procedure I currently have to go through when I have car problems.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Car, Hate, Problems, Want)
As the war on terrorism spreads and prolongs, the fruits of ending the threat of terrorism around the world will be tempered with a whole new series of problems to be addressed and resolved.
- Charles Foster Bass
(Keywords: War, Ending, Problems, Terrorism, Will, World)
We all know what the problems are: it's tax and spend. One party will tax and spend, the other party won't tax but will spend. It's both of them together.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: Tax, Party, Problems, Will)
And I've come to the place where I believe that there's no way to solve these problems, these issues - there's nothing that we can do that will solve the problems that we have and keep the peace, unless we solve it through God, unless we solve it in being our highest self. And that's a pretty tall order.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: God, Peace, Being, Nothing, Order, Pretty, Problems, Self, Will)
Polite strangers often tell soothing lies about our physical appearance that prevent many of us from facing, discussing and solving our real problems.
- Martha Beck
(Keywords: Appearance, Lies, Problems, Strangers)
The idea that you surrender your identity when you relinquish national powers is unhelpful. No, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case: if done in an intelligent way, you attain the sovereignty to better solve national problems in cooperation with others.
- Ulrich Beck
(Keywords: Idea, Cooperation, Identity, Problems, Surrender)
One of my problems is to find the self.
- Max Beckmann
(Keywords: Problems, Self)
One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee, while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics.
- Paul Begala
(Keywords: Strategy, Winning, Difference, Forget, Party, Problems, Sight)
I am a drinker with writing problems.
- Brendan Behan
(Keywords: Problems, Writing)
Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action.
- Carol Bellamy
(Keywords: Action, Information, Problems, Visions, World)
The U.N. can be very frustrating and at times impotent, but it can also be a valuable forum for discussion and resolution of world problems. We should not walk away from it just because it's failed to live up to its promise.
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Keywords: Problems, Promise, Resolution, World)
The old problems - love, money, security, status, health, etc. - are still here to plague us or please us.
- Shelley Berman
(Keywords: Health, Love, Money, Old, Problems, Security)
And religion causes most of the problems, war, and economics of course, and study your history or you're going to repeat it; and if you're burning a Harry Potter book you need some serious counseling, you don't get it, you're missing the whole point.
- Michael Berryman
(Keywords: History, Religion, War, Causes, Economics, Problems, Study)
Research has shown time and time again that infants who receive the high-quality child care and early education programs do better in school, have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: Education, Time, Behavior, Care, Problems, Research, School)
Look at the Palestinians with the huge, huge percentage of unemployed. What does that breed? Anyone who's unemployed in the world, you feel there's no meaning and there's a risk that you drift over to something desperate. Yes, we have to tackle the social problems as well.
- Hans Blix
(Keywords: Meaning, Problems, Risk, World)
Every solution breeds new problems.
- Arthur Bloch
(Keywords: Problems, Solution)
One of the problems of writing is that anyone who commits themselves to that process has to believe that they're good.
- Steven Bochco
(Keywords: Problems, Writing)
Our oil problems are only going to get worse. Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: Growth, Balance, Oil, Problems, Trade)
What is the source of all this trouble? I'm saying that the source is basically in thought. Many people would think that such a statement is crazy, because thought is the one thing we have with which to solve our problems. That's part of our tradition.
- David Bohm
(Keywords: Thought, People, Problems, Saying, Tradition, Trouble)
Thought is constantly creating problems that way and then trying to solve them. But as it tries to solve them it makes it worse because it doesn't notice that it's creating them, and the more it thinks, the more problems it creates.
- David Bohm
(Keywords: Thought, Problems, Trying)
In the Seventies, a lot of executions via electric chair failed because of technical problems. Seed tells the true story of someone who survived and sought revenge. They buried him alive to make it seem he was dead.
- Uwe Boll
(Keywords: Problems, Revenge)
Let God's promises shine on your problems.
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Keywords: God, Problems, Promises)
In Britain, because I live here, I can also run into problems of envy and competition. But all this is just in a day's work for a writer. You can't put stuff out there without someone calling you a complete fool. Oh, well.
- Alain de Botton
(Keywords: Work, Competition, Day, Envy, Fool, Problems, Writer)
The geographical isolation and lack of television made world happenings and problems seem remote.
- Paul D. Boyer
(Keywords: Isolation, Problems, Television, World)
The world presents enough problems if you believe it to be a world of law and order; do not add to them by believing it to be a world of miracles.
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Keywords: Law, Miracles, Order, Problems, World)
And frankly, being a woman I think gives me a slightly different take on a lot of the issues and on a lot of the solutions to the problems we face.
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Keywords: Being, Problems, Woman)