Quotes About Obstacles and Problems

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Abraham Maslow

A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
Duke Ellington

Some problems are just too complicated for rational, logical solutions.  They admit of insights, not answers.
Jerome Wiesner

It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking to it that one overcomes it; often it is by working on the one next to it.  Some things and some people have to be approached obliquely, at an angle.
André Gide

It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
Winston Churchill, describing the difficulties of forecasting the difficulties of Russia.

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser

Don’t fix the blame, fix the problem.
Keith S. Pennington

If you are able to state a problem, then the problem can be solved.
Edwin Land, inventor of the instant camera

No problem is too big to run away from.
Charles M. Schulz

It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
M. Scott Peck

I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated.
Poul Anderson

Of my two “handicaps,” being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.
Shirley Chisholm

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Ray Kroc

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Walter Bagehot



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