Quotes and Sayings about Solution
"New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time."
- James Agate
(Related: Time, Fools, New year)
"Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy."
(Related: Art, Soul, Body, Resolution, Weakness)
"Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem."
- Brian Aldiss
(Related: Creativity, Solution)
"After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer."
- William R. Alger
(Related: Soul, Duty, Smile, Solution, Sun, Will)
"It did not occur to us that the Marxists' solution was fraudulent or that their vision was distorted, that whatever the wrongs in our society it was not the ideology of theirs that will cure them."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Society, Vision, Cure, Ideology, Solution, Will, Wrongs)
"Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these relevant resolutions of the Security Council."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Opportunity, Iraq, Security)
"If you find a good solution and become attached to it, the solution may become your next problem."
- Robert Anthony
(Related: May, Solution)
"Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the gag comes to you in the middle of it. That is when you start working on the solution of the gag, which is composition, placing, equilibrium, and character design."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Design, Character, Solution)
"There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him."
- Antonin Artaud
(Related: Life, Genius, People, Idea, Solution)
"Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Science, Catastrophes, Fiction, May, Problems, Writers)
"That was not part of the U.N. resolution; it was not part of the mandate to go on to Baghdad and, frankly, if we had gone into Baghdad and pushed Saddam Hussein off, we would have inherited an even bigger mess than the mess we inherited with the refugee problem."
- Les Aspin
"To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Life, Fool, Solution)
"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
(Related: Work, God, Meetings, Name, Problems, Solution, Spiritual)
"Disarming Iraq is legal under a series of U.N. resolutions. Iraq is in flagrant violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions."
- Jose Maria Aznar
(Related: Legal, Iraq, Security)
"Each one of us, and, indeed, all those who aspire to national leadership must bring their own visions, views and styles to the business of reforming Nigeria, and the search for solutions."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Business, Leadership, Visions)
"To read the report of a discussion in which arguments for and against are presented, in which a subject has been covered from different points of view, with new ideas advanced - this is far more instructive than to read a brief account of the resolution passed on the matter."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Ideas, Arguments, Resolution)
"The aspect of congresses and such meetings generally to which I attach the greatest importance is the discussion. That is why people assemble: to hear different opinions, rather than to pass resolutions."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: People, Importance, Meetings, Opinions)
"No one bill will cure the problem of spam. It will take a combined effort of legislation, litigation, enforcement, customer education, and technology solutions."
- David Baker
(Related: Technology, Education, Cure, Customer, Effort, Legislation, Will)
"Look at Christ, my dear friend: His life was divine through and through, full of self-denial, and He did everything for mankind, finding His satisfaction and His delight in the dissolution of His material being."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Life, Being, Christ, Delight, Mankind, Satisfaction, Self)
"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
(Related: Life, Consequences, Options, Problems, Suffering, Trying)
"As neither of these two great research scientists was able to find the solution to the mystery, it is small wonder that none of their contemporaries were able to do so either."
- Robert Barany
(Related: Mystery, Research, Scientists, Solution, Wonder)
"Our people are excited about building solutions, and it's rewarding to see how much fun Netscape employees have doing something they think is relevant and important."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: People, Building, Employees, Fun)
"X-Ray crystallography is nowadays an accurate and rapid method of determining conformation in the crystal lattice, which conformation usually corresponds to the preferred conformation in solution."
- Derek Harold Richard Barton
"If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose."
- William Bartram
(Related: Perseverance, Purpose, Attention, Creation, Economy, Effect, Order, Resolution)
"The dissolution of the Party - we will not let such a tremendous, big, and glorious party be so easily crashed: this would then be the moment, when we would begin to fight on all fronts."
- Otto Bauer
(Related: Fight, Party, Will)
"I'm going to try to enjoy the All-Star break, hope my players reflect on what happened the first half of the season, come back with a different attitude, try to find our solution on how to win it."
- Don Baylor
(Related: Attitude, Hope, First, Solution)
"We do not yet have the solutions to these questions, but the awareness that we live in an endangered world is present in more and more life situations."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Life, Awareness, Present, Questions, World)
"The real solution is to improve the incomes of the poor and provide their children with decent education."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Education, Children, Poor, Solution)
"Be very clear as to what your dream is. Nowadays it is fairly certain that 90 percent of all actors really just want to be rich and famous as the solution to all that ails."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Dream, Actors, Famous, Solution, Want)
"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
(Related: Problems, Promise, Resolution, World)
"Looking back, I realize that nurturing curiosity and the instinct to seek solutions are perhaps the most important contributions education can make."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Education, Curiosity, Instinct)
"Not only is privatizing Social Security not the solution to Social Security, it would exacerbate the problem."
- Shelley Berkley
(Related: Security, Solution)
"I am certain that we need a solution completely separate from military intervention."
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Related: Military, Solution)
"Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of course it is unimaginable. We are right to be in the Middle East, and we are right to treat this as the war it is."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: War, President, Resolution, Right)
"Think about it: Every educated person is not rich, but almost every education person has a job and a way out of poverty. So education is a fundamental solution to poverty."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Education, Job, Poverty, Solution)
"I know that government doesn't have the all solutions that real solutions do not come from the top down. Instead, the ways to end poverty come from all of us. We are part of the solution."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Government, End, Poverty, Solution)
"What we have to do is to find a solution that the interests of the national teams are respecting the interests of the clubs. And also the clubs they shall respect the interests and the aspirations of national teams."
- Sepp Blatter
(Related: Aspirations, Respect, Solution)
"Every solution breeds new problems."
- Arthur Bloch
(Related: Problems, Solution)
"Bill Clinton was in the line of great progressive presidents who faced the realities in his own time and applied innovative solutions to problems."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Time, Problems)
"This resolution simply says Israel has the right to defend itself. This includes conducting operations both inside its borders and in the territory of nations that threaten it, which is in accordance with international law."
- John Boehner
(Related: Israel, Law, Nations, Resolution, Right)
"Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Change, Deep, Difficulty, Order, Solution, Thinking)
"Violence is never a solution in my plays, just as ultimately violence is never a solution in human affairs."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Solution, Violence)
"And I've tried to give us a higher profile. Typically, at a board meeting, we'd pass resolutions about the civil-rights issue of the day, but we'd never tell anyone. So I've instituted a policy of announcing our resolutions at the end of our meetings."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Policy, Day, End, Meeting, Meetings)
"The death tax is one of the leading causes of the dissolution of small businesses."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Death, Causes, Tax, Leading)
"Though no one wants war, Congress needed to give the President the authority he needs to protect America while encouraging the use of diplomacy and negotiations to try and arrive at a peaceful solution to this problem."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: War, Encouraging, America, Authority, Congress, Diplomacy, Needs, President, Solution)
"This led to the discovery that long chain fatty acids would remarkably stabilize serum albumin to heat denaturation, and would even reverse the denaturation by heat or concentrated urea solutions."
- Paul D. Boyer
"We must remember that the people for whom this change represents a first taste of freedom and a new and brighter future did not allow their resolution to falter, no matter how great the suffering by which they bought this independence."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Change, People, First, Freedom, Future, Independence, Resolution, Suffering, Taste)
"I think it does suggest that the American people really do want to listen to somebody who actually has some solutions, some answers, and gives them some hope."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: People, Hope, American, Answers, Want)
"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
(Related: Being, Problems, Woman)
"It is living and ceasing to live that are imaginary solutions. Existence is elsewhere."
- Andre Breton
(Related: Existence, Living)
"The problem with K-12 education is socialism and the solution is capitalism."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Education, Capitalism, Socialism, Solution)
"Perhaps most ridiculous of all is the suggestion that we 'keep' our radioactive garbage for the use of our descendants. This 'solution', I think, requires an immediate poll of the next 20,000 generations."
- David R. Brower
"As I pass it, I feel as if I saw a dear old mother, sweet in her weakness, trembling at the approach of her dissolution, but not appealing to me against the inevitable, rather endeavouring to reassure me by her patience, and pointing to a hopeful future."
- Thomas Edward Brown
(Related: Mother, Future, Old, Patience, Weakness)
"Temporary solutions often become permanent problems."
- Craig Bruce
"The time horizon may be too long for sole reliance on market solutions - but perhaps the inventiveness of the financial services industry will prove me wrong that point!"
- John Bruton
(Related: Time, Financial, May, Will, Wrong)
"I think a craft becomes an art form when the space of possible solutions becomes so huge that engineering can't carry you through."
- Bill Budge
(Related: Art, Engineering, Space)
"Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade, as indicated in the several resolutions of the House of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Congress, Legislation, Trade, Will, Wishes)
"The people ask much, often more than any government can give. We must resist the temptation to promise solutions to all problems."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Government, People, Problems, Promise, Temptation)
"As I visited the various neighborhoods in the campaign, I learned fast that it's a mistake to think that all of the wisdom and possible solutions to our problems are available only in this building."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Wisdom, Mistake, Building, Problems)
"The past several months I have been able to meet with people across this country. One thing is clear: America craves for real solutions to the problems we face. That's why I'm running for President of the United States."
- Herman Cain
(Related: People, America, Country, Months, Past, President, Problems, Running, states, United)
"It's time to get real, folks. Hope and change ain't working. Hope and change is not a solution. Hope and change is not a job."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Change, Time, Hope, Job, Solution)
"There are no instant solutions."
- James Callaghan
"I have no way of knowing how people really feel, but the vast majority of those I meet couldn't be nicer. Every once in a while someone barks at me. My New Year's resolution is not to bark back."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: People, Majority, New year, Resolution)
"We are aware that many national farm organizations are putting forth various plans to provide both short- and long-term relief to our nation's agricultural producers. While we believe long-term solutions are essential, the current situation demands a more immediate response."
- Mel Carnahan
"The best solutions are often simple, yet unexpected."
- Julian Casablancas
"Abortion is defended today as a means of ensuring the equality and independence of women, and as a solution to the problems of single parenting, child abuse, and the feminization of poverty."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Equality, Parenting, Women, Abortion, Abuse, Independence, Poverty, Problems, Solution, Today)
"If our country is to reach a workable solution to the abortion issue, the Democratic party must be open to and tolerant of opposing views."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Country, Open, Party, Solution)
"Beer. Now there's a temporary solution."
- Dan Castellaneta
(Related: Beer, Now, Solution)
"That's the best thing about writing, when you're in that zone, you're porous, ready to absorb the solution."
- Michael Chabon
(Related: Solution, Writing, Zone)
"I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people. My position is that we respect international resolutions but in return demand justice and accountability for those who stole Iraq's money."
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Related: Money, People, Community, Iraq, Justice, Respect)
"I strongly believe that a federal structure based on administrative and geographic lines with strong powers for the federated states will be the best solution for Iraq."
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Related: Iraq, Solution, states, Will)
"It is popular to call it a crisis of the Western world. It is in fact a crisis of the whole world. Communism, which claims to be a solution of the crisis, is itself a symptom and an irritant of the crisis."
- Whittaker Chambers
(Related: Communism, Crisis, Fact, Popular, Solution, World)
"At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Law, Mystery, Solution)
"As however the ancients say that in case of necessity any Christian lay person can administer the sacrament of Baptism, so Luther says the same thing about absolution in case of necessity, where no priest is present."
- Martin Chemnitz
(Related: Christian, Necessity, Present)
"There comes a time when deceit and defiance must be seen for what they are. At that point, a gathering danger must be directly confronted. At that point, we must show that beyond our resolutions is actual resolve."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Time, Danger, Deceit, Defiance)
"Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution."
- Ivan Chermayeff
(Related: Design, Problems, Solution)
"It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
"I believe it's time to put our best ideas on the table and work toward a bipartisan solution, with the single goal of leaving the Social Security system stronger than we found it."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Time, Work, Ideas, Goal, Security, Solution)
"We are a nation that seeks out solutions and refuses to ignore challenges."
- Chris Chocola
"Our state is in crisis. Our people are hurting. Now is the time when we all must resist the traditional, selfish call to protect your own turf at the cost of our state. It is time to leave the corner, join the sacrifice, come to the center of the room and be part of the solution."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Time, Sacrifice, People, Crisis, Now, Solution, State)
"Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Soul, Body, Connection, Evil)
"You're either part of the solution or you're part of the problem."
- Eldridge Cleaver
"We have a close, unshakable bond between the United States and Israel, and between the American and Israeli people. We share common values and a commitment to a democratic future for the world, and we are both committed to a two-state solution. But that doesn't mean that we're going to agree."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: People, Values, American, Commitment, Future, Israel, Solution, states, United, World)
"This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve."
- Wilkie Collins
(Related: Man, Patience, Resolution, Woman)
"We live in an instant-coffee world. Sometimes real-world solutions take a little longer."
- Mike Conaway
"We continue to be exasperated by the view, apparently gaining momentum in certain circles, that armed robbery is okay as long as nobody gets hurt! The proper solution to armed robbery is a dead robber, on the scene."
- Jeff Cooper
"President Kennedy was willing to go to war. He was not a coward. The man had been in war and so had Ken O'Donnell. He was ready to protect this nation, but he was not ready for a military solution just because it was being rammed down his throat."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: War, Being, Man, Military, Nation, President, Solution)
"Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason."
- Archibald Cox
(Related: Men, Society, Goals, Force, Law, Reason, Resolution)
"The simple truth is, the short-term solution is for the FDA to allow more importation of safe vaccines from other nations. But the long-term solution is to get more vaccine production within the U.S."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Truth, Nations, Production, Solution)
"Violent statements and threats cannot provide a solution to the problem. They can only exacerbate feeling and make a clash of forces inevitable."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Feeling, Solution)
"Many hard comments have been made on my efforts in India from the side of the Congress party, yet I feel content in the deep conviction that the offer I traveled 22,000 miles to discuss with Indian leaders was a real contribution to a solution of our differences."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Congress, Content, Conviction, Deep, Leaders, Party, Solution)
"When a violent minority that crosses color lines comes to believe that killing those you know or do not know is a reasonable solution to problems, we are in need of another vision."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Vision, Killing, Minority, Problems, Solution)
"But the myth of violent solutions as the ultimate solutions maintains itself in much of popular media."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Media, Myth, Popular)
"If you asked me for my New Year Resolution, it would be to find out who I am."
- Cyril Cusack
(Related: New year, Resolution)
"Focus 90% of your time on solutions and only 10% of your time on problems."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Related: Time, Focus, Problems)
"If you actively do something, it will stop making you feel like a victim and you'll start feeling like part of the solution, which is just a huge benefit to your body and your psyche."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Body, Feeling, Solution, Will)
"I'm very confident that the solutions that we are developing are going to be effective not only in application in Iraq, but also will be very helpful for potential homeland security situations as well."
- Geoff Davis
(Related: Iraq, Potential, Security, Will)
"The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Religious, Solution, Spiritual)
"Second, the resolution contains the blatantly false assertion that negotiating a timeline for bringing U.S. troops home with the Iraqi government undermines U.S. national security. Such a statement shows a misunderstanding of the enemy we face in Iraq."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Government, Home, Enemy, Iraq, National security, Resolution, Troops)
"Judges need to restrict themselves to the proper resolution of the case before them. They need to avoid the temptation to set broad policy."
- Mike DeWine
(Related: Policy, Judges, Resolution, Temptation)
"We in science are spoiled by the success of mathematics. Mathematics is the study of problems so simple that they have good solutions."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: Science, Success, Mathematics, Problems, Study)
"They have had three years to get a resolution and they failed. Both of these guys have failed."
- Marcel Dionne
(Related: Resolution, Years)
"War is never a solution; it is an aggravation."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: War, Solution)
"Scientists often have a naive faith that if only they could discover enough facts about a problem, these facts would somehow arrange themselves in a compelling and true solution."
- Theodosius Dobzhansky
(Related: Faith, Facts, Scientists, Solution)
"Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Solution, Suicide)
"This resolution is further proof that Congress stands firmly behind our troops and remains resolved to pursue those responsible for the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, until they are discovered, detained, and punished."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Congress, Proof, Resolution, Troops)
"So I come before you with a budget that is honest in its discussion of our challenges, creative in its possible solutions, compassionate in its commitment to our most vulnerable, and balanced on the bottom line."
- James H. Douglas
"There are sometimes problems for which there is no immediate solution, and there are sometimes problems for which there is no solution."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Problems, Solution)
"If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions."
- Abba Eban
(Related: Earth, Israel, Resolution, Vote)
"If we think we have ours and don't owe any time or money or effort to help those left behind, then we are a part of the problem rather than the solution to the fraying social fabric that threatens all Americans."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Money, Time, Americans, Effort, Help, Solution)
"Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will."
- Jonathan Edwards
(Related: God, Resolution, Will)
"It is only the Somalis themselves - and I don't hide that fact when I meet the political leaders here - they themselves have to stop their old practices of fighting each other every time they have a problem. They have to learn how to do peaceful conflict resolution."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Time, Conflict, Fact, Fighting, Leaders, Old, Political leaders, Resolution)
"Politics is a contest among people of diverse backgrounds and philosophies, advocating different solutions to common problems. The system only works when principled, energetic people participate."
- Bob Ehrlich
(Related: Politics, People, Problems)
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: God, Solution)
"If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Intelligence, Men, War, Thought, Ability, Man, Solution, Suicide, Weapons)
"Training was a time where resolutions made in the enthusiasm of an inspired moment were put to personal test."
- Herb Elliott
(Related: Time, Enthusiasm, Training)
"It is obvious that putting the Arab-Israeli dispute on a resolution track would be an important element of overcoming the confidence problem in the region."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Confidence, Obvious, Overcoming, Resolution)
"A lasting solution to this problem will have an exceptionally positive influence foremost on the peoples of Palestine and Israel, as well as on the region and the international community."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Positive, Community, Influence, Israel, Palestine, Solution, Will)
"There is an increasing awareness of the interrelatedness of things. We are becoming less prone to accept an immediate solution without questioning its larger implications."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Awareness, Questioning, Solution)
"As far as Iraq is concerned, let's not forget what the UNSCR is about, that the main consideration in Iraq is that there is a leader who has been developing weapons of mass destruction, and has been violating UN resolutions for over a decade."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Leader, Consideration, Destruction, Forget, Iraq, Weapons)
"How do you dare to ask me for a solution? It's like asking Seneca for a solution. You remember what he did? He committed suicide!"
- Oriana Fallaci
"It's been all over the press, and schools are deciding to shut it down. We released a public announcement saying that we had some potential solutions that we were working with, and once we had something concrete we would start implementing it and approach schools."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Potential, Press, Public, Saying, Schools)
"There really was nothing like it at the time. We had good ideas for implementation, so we proceeded. I think it was an excellent solution to the reliability issues with existing search engines."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Time, Ideas, Nothing, Solution)
"If we don't make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: America, Anarchy, Country, Day, Revolution, State)
"We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Time, Beginning, Future, Problems, Race, Responsibility, Years)
"Dieting on New Year's Day isn't a good idea as you can't eat rationally but really need to be free to consume whatever is necessary, moment by moment, in order to ease your hangover. I think it would be much more sensible if resolutions began generally on January the second."
- Helen Fielding
(Related: Idea, Day, Dieting, New year, Order)
"What I think we need to do to engage the American people in a conversation about entitlement reform is to have a bipartisan group of people who come together and put every solution on the table, every alternative on the table. And then we ought to engage in a long conversation with the American people so they understand the choices."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: People, American, Choices, Conversation, Reform, Solution)
"Many people see technology as the problem behind the so-called digital divide. Others see it as the solution. Technology is neither. It must operate in conjunction with business, economic, political and social system."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Technology, Business, People, Solution)
"Solutions must be based on compromises."
- Joschka Fischer
"It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem."
- Malcolm Forbes
"I formed a resolution to never write a word I did not want to write; to think only of my own tastes and ideals, without a thought of those of editors or publishers."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Thought, Editors, Ideals, Resolution, Want, Word)
"How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Courage, Faults, Resolution)
"Solutions will not be found while Indigenous people are treated as victims for whom someone else must find solutions."
- Malcolm Fraser
(Related: People, Victims, Will)
"The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations."
- David Friedman
(Related: Children, Force, Nations, Poor, Solution)
"The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Government, Solution)
"I want to assure your excellency that I am occupying myself permanently and jointly with my team to achieve a solution as soon as possible to this crisis, the principal objective being the safeguarding of the health and life of those who are inside."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Health, Life, Being, Crisis, Solution, Want)
"When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Beauty, Solution, Wrong)
"This is the problem for which revolutionary theory has yet to find the right solution, if there is one. The difficulty is that the economic interests of the two classes are antagonistic."
- Garet Garrett
(Related: Difficulty, Right, Solution, Theory)
"The more everybody knows about all aspects of the problems we face, the better off all of us will be. Less time spent explaining things means more time for coming up with creative solutions."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Time, Problems, Will)
"There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Liberty, Race, Solution)
"I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act."
- Bill Gates
(Related: People, Act, Problems, Will)
"Further, the dignity of the science itself seems to require that every possible means be explored for the solution of a problem so elegant and so celebrated."
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Related: Science, Dignity, Solution)
"I herewith commission you to carry out all preparations with regard to... a total solution of the Jewish question in those territories of Europe which are under German influence."
- Hermann Goering
(Related: Europe, Influence, Question, Solution)
"I had the idea for the show like a year and a half, two years ago. And it was all about the things that I didn't like about TV. I was trying to create a positive solution for it. And it actually worked."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Idea, Positive, Solution, Trying, Years)
"As president, I will bring all the parties and stakeholders together. I am going to come up with a solution that respects the environment and does not cause an upheaval in the economy."
- Al Gore
(Related: Cause, Economy, Environment, President, Solution, Will)
"Just this week, my husband proposed a plan for schools and libraries to develop their own plans to keep children from finding indecent material on the Internet as an alternative to a Congressional proposal that would require a federally mandated solution."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: HusbChildren, Internet, Libraries, Schools, Solution)
"I voted no on the resolution to give the president authority to go to war against Iraq. I was able to apply caveat emptor. Most of my colleagues could not."
- Bob Graham
(Related: War, Authority, Iraq, President, Resolution)
"Iran is part of the problem, not the solution. And the Russian government is ignoring reality."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Government, Reality, Solution)
"It had an enormous impact to the point of the United Nations passing a resolution against the killing and hunting of these whales as they are an endangered species. This was a documentary on the plight of the whales."
- Wavy Gravy
(Related: Hunting, Killing, Nations, Resolution, United)
"A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood."
- John Gray
(Related: Women, Being, Problems, Stress)
"Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Confession, Psychoanalysis)
"If this Nation really wants to create an effective border security policy, we need to have a debate that includes a discussion about actual solutions to our problems, which means taking all of the political grandstanding and baiting out of the equation."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Policy, Debate, Nation, Problems, Security)
"That U.N. Security Council resolution requires getting Syrian troops and intelligence officials out of Lebanon so that the Lebanese can have elections here this spring that are free and fair and free of outside influence."
- Stephen Hadley
(Related: Intelligence, Elections, Influence, Resolution, Security, Spring, Troops)
"Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict between the demands of the world without and that within."
- Edith Hamilton
(Related: Art, Conflict, Expression, Solution, World)
"We need a number of solutions - we need more efficiency and conservation. Efficiency is a big one. I think car companies need to do a lot better in producing more efficient cars. They have the technology, we just need to demand them as consumers."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Car, Technology, Conservation, Efficiency)
"A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Change, Morality, Ideas, Values, May, Nothing, Solution)
"A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Evil, Resolution)
"The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Evil, Resolution)
"Sudden resolutions, like the sudden rise of mercury in a barometer, indicate little else than the variability of the weather."
- David Hare
(Related: Mercury, Weather)
"There are very important and practical issues raised by following this alternative route which says, let's look to material conditions, to the systems of production, to the needs that human beings have, and to competing alternative solutions to the satisfaction of those needs."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Needs, Production, Satisfaction)
"On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the House of Commons looking towards the Stamp Act."
- Albert Bushnell Hart
(Related: Act, March)
"If Americans want to see results instead of rhetoric, if taxpayers would like solutions instead of sound bites, and hard work instead of horse trading, I suggest you take a short look, and it won't take much longer, at the accomplishments of this Congress."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Work, Accomplishments, Americans, Congress, Hard work, Results, Rhetoric, Sound, Want)
"Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Art, Work, Management, Problems)
"There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room, where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked in to him with a stick."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Food, Science, Isolation, Solution, Writers)
"The solution of the difficulty is that the two mental pictures which experiment lead us to form - the one of the particles, the other of the waves - are both incomplete and have only the validity of analogies which are accurate only in limiting cases."
- Werner Heisenberg
(Related: Difficulty, Solution, Validity)
"No weapon has ever settled a moral problem. It can impose a solution but it cannot guarantee it to be a just one."
- Ernest Hemingway
"Therefore, let us not despair, but instead, survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take, and then address ourselves to our common task in a mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence, without haste and without pause."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Action, Confidence, Despair, Haste, Quiet, Resolution)
"Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and independent distribution system. The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom."
- Don Henley
(Related: Lies, Solution)
"Resolutions are popular because everyone feels they could use a little improvement."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Improvement, Popular)
"I don't believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: War, Conflict, Heroism, Solution)
"Original sin is the only rational solution of the undeniable fact of the deep, universal and early manifested sinfulness of men in all ages, of every class, and in every part of the world."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Men, Class, Deep, Fact, Sin, Solution, World)
"Cricket needs brightening up a bit. My solution is to let the players drink at the beginning of the game, not after. It always works in our picnic matches."
- Paul Hogan
(Related: Beginning, Cricket, Needs, Solution)
"You cannot make easy decisions unless you first commit yourself to hard solutions."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Decisions, First)
"I shall stick to my resolution of writing always what I think no matter whom it offends."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Resolution, Writing)
"These are strange times. Reason, which once combatted faith and seemed to have conquered it, now has to look to faith to save it from dissolution."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Faith, Now, Reason)
"When people are divided, the only solution is agreement."
- John Hume
(Related: People, Agreement, Solution)
"That's what governors do, they wrestle with the issues, they find solutions and they move the agenda forward. At the appropriate time we'll talk about all of these issues, while remembering that our party is a big tent party. We lose when we try to become exclusive to one particular set of issues."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Time, Party, Talk)
"It would behoove the world to become used to this fact: that without a just solution to the Palestine tragedy, there can be no stable peace in the Middle East."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, Palestine, Solution, Tragedy, World)
"Visionary people face the same problems everyone else faces; but rather than get paralyzed by their problems, visionaries immediately commit themselves to finding a solution."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: People, Faces, Problems, Solution)
"When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution."
- Abdullah Ibrahim
(Related: Change, Peace, Time, Knowledge, Mind, Resolution, Self, Space, Understanding)
"It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion."
- Dean Inge
(Related: Opinion, Quarrel, Reality, Sheep, Vegetarianism)
"Every institution not only carries within it the seeds of its own dissolution, but prepares the way for its most hated rival."
- William Ralph Inge
"In dealing with Englishmen you can be sure of one thing only, that the logical solution will not be adopted."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Solution, Will)
"It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Opinion, Sheep, Vegetarianism)
"Myself, I don't think you will ever get security in the Mideast until you have what on the surface appears to be fair to both sides. You have to have leaders committed to peace, on both sides. One side can't impose a solution."
- Bobby R. Inman
(Related: Peace, Leaders, Security, Solution, Will)
"We need uniform protection of traditional marriage. You can't have different definitions on something as fundamental as marriage. The Marriage Protection Amendment is the only solution to this problem."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Marriage, Protection, Solution)
"Resolution 1441 does not give anyone the right to an automatic use of force. Russia believes that the Iraqi problem should be regulated by the Security Council, which carries the main responsibility for ensuring international security."
- Igor Ivanov
(Related: Force, Resolution, Responsibility, Right, Russia, Security)
"The resolution has made a real threat of war go away and opens the way for further work in the interests of a political- diplomatic settlement of the situation around Iraq."
- Igor Ivanov
(Related: War, Work, Iraq, Resolution)
"We believe the use of force against Iraq, especially with reference to previous resolutions of the UN Security Council, has no grounds, including legal grounds."
- Igor Ivanov
(Related: Legal, Force, Iraq, Security)
"That is the artistic task: To choose the best from these solutions."
- Arne Jacobsen
"I do not feel certain until I have confronted my initial solution with other solutions - although in fact the first solution often proves to be the right one."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Fact, First, Right, Solution)
"I believe President Bush is one of the most dangerous leaders in the world. He is not in search of peaceful and diplomatic solutions."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Leaders, President, World)
"It is once again the vexing problem of identity within variety; without a solution to this disturbing problem there can be no system, no classification."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Identity, Solution, Variety)
"I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Time, Work, Knowledge, Desire, Facts, Man, Medicine, Resolution, Study)
"A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal."
- William Jay
(Related: Death, Life, Nature, Religion, Christian, Dying, May, Proof, Result, Want)
"Emigration is no longer a solution; it's a defeat. People are risking death, drowning every day, but they're knocking on doors that are not open."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Death, People, Day, Defeat, Open, Solution)
"Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Anger, Peace, Management, Conflict, Curriculum, Resolution, Respect, School, Tolerance)
"There should be a moral principle there that says, let's green the ghetto first. Let's go to those communities where they have the least ability to pay for that retrofit and make sure they get that help, make sure they get that support. And give the young people standing on those corners the opportunity to put down those handguns and pick up some caulking guns and be a part of the solution."
- Van Jones
(Related: People, Opportunity, Ability, First, Help, Solution, Support)
"The most important thing I learned as a foreign correspondent in about 80 countries is that it takes a very shallow knowledge of history to think that there are solutions to most problems."
- Robert D. Kaplan
(Related: History, Knowledge, Countries, Problems)
"Amin hid nothing. Everybody knew everything. Yet the American Senate only introduced a resolution breaking off trade with Amin three months before his overthrow."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: American, Months, Nothing, Resolution, Senate, Trade)
"An enormous amount of direct advertising from pharmaceutical companies are offering a kind of instantaneous solution to problems."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Advertising, Problems, Solution)
"In my judgment, based on the work that has been done to this point of the Iraq Survey Group, and in fact, that I reported to you in October, Iraq was in clear violation of the terms of U.N.Resolution 1441."
- David Kay
(Related: Work, Fact, Iraq, Judgment, October)
"The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Military, Problems, Solution, Today, World)
"Moreover, as the leadership of the House confirmed last year, the Administration remains opposed to a congressional resolution on the Armenian Genocide due to Turkish objections. This approach sends absolutely the wrong signal to Turkey and to the rest of the world."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Leadership, Genocide, Resolution, Rest, Turkey, World, Wrong)
"The status quo is the only solution that cannot be vetoed."
- Clark Kerr
"The only difference between a problem and a solution is that people understand the solution."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: People, Difference, Solution)
"We went into Iraq because Saddam Hussein refused to account for his weapons of mass destruction, consistently violated UN resolutions and in a post-9/11 world no American president could afford to give Saddam Hussein the benefit of the doubt."
- Peter King
(Related: American, Destruction, Doubt, Iraq, Post, President, Weapons, World)
"The Democrats in the Senate adopted a resolution, an amendment, saying that there should be no Guantanamo detainees brought into this country. So, more and more, we're finding the American people on one side, the ACLU and the troglodytes from the New York Times on the other, where they belong."
- Peter King
(Related: People, American, Country, Democrats, Resolution, Saying, Senate)
"The solution really has to lie within the Iraqi people."
- Steve King
(Related: Lie, People, Solution)
"All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Progress, Solution)
"Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Men, People, Answers, Nothing, Quest, Thinking)
"A doctrine of class war seemed to provide a solution to the problem of poverty to people who know nothing about how wealth is created."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: War, People, Wealth, Class, Doctrine, Nothing, Poverty, Solution)
"To every problem there is already a solution whether you know it or not."
- Grenville Kleiser
"In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Experience, Books, End, Extreme, Solution, Violence)
"I think we need to look for any opening we can to avoid a war and we shouldn't pass up any opportunity for resolution."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: War, Opportunity, Resolution)
"So if you're a customer today, the same person who came in to demonstrate the technology for you and helped you architect the solution before you bought it is likely going to be leading the team to help you do the implementation."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Technology, Customer, Help, Leading, Solution, Today)
"My New Year's resolution is to stick to a good workout plan that will keep me healthy and happy."
- James Lafferty
(Related: New year, Resolution, Will)
"I am persuaded, that if any attempt is made to improve the education of the poor, and such an unmanly spirit should guide the resolution of a society or committee for that purpose, it would render the design abortive."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Design, Education, Society, Purpose, Committee, Poor, Resolution, Spirit)
"This solution may not appeal to our human pride, but the problem is that our human pride in itself is sinful."
- Walter Lang
(Related: May, Pride, Solution)
"Our resolution urges all Latin American and Caribbean countries to designate al Qaeda, Hezbollah, Hamas, and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad as terrorist organizations."
- Tom Lantos
(Related: American, Countries, Resolution)
"I am, of course, aware that the ultimate solution is the ownership and control of the means of life by the whole of the people; but we are not at that stage of development as yet."
- James Larkin
(Related: Life, People, Development, Control, Ownership, Solution)
"My solution to the problem would be to tell the North Vietnamese Communists frankly that they've got to drawn in their horns and stop their aggression or we're going to bomb them into the stone age."
- Curtis Lemay
(Related: Age, Aggression, Solution)
"We found that when people put this issue on the table, it turns out that men acknowledge the issue, and employers and employees can work out solutions just as working mothers do."
- James Levine
(Related: Men, Work, People, Employees, Mothers)
"We frequently define an acid or a base as a substance whose aqueous solution gives, respectively, a higher concentration of hydrogen ion or of hydroxide ion than that furnished by pure water. This is a very one sided definition."
- Gilbert Newton Lewis
(Related: Solution, Water)
"Though Congress continues to explore possible solutions to ensure social security solvency, everyone must take personal responsibility to prepare their own retirement savings accordingly."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Congress, Responsibility, Retirement, Security)
"We must carefully consider card security solutions, such as adding photographs or machine-readable electronic strips, so to prevent further breaches of individual privacy that could result from changes to the design of Social Security Cards."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Design, Cards, Machine, Privacy, Result, Security)
"Nationalizing businesses, nationalizing banks, is not a solution for the democratic party, it's the objective."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Banks, Party, Solution)
"I reject the notion that America is in a well-deserved decline, that she and her citizens are unexceptional. I do not believe America is the problem in the world. I believe America is the solution to the world's problems."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: America, Problems, Solution, World)
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Mind, Resolution, Succeed)
"The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international law, for sustainable peace and development, and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Development, Community, Conflict, Law, Needs, Solution)
"We are currently working on new policies to protect and create American jobs, particularly by improving education. We need more information in order to find the best solutions to this increasing concern for American families."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Education, American, Concern, Information, Jobs, Order)
"As we explore ways to bring price relief and bolster our country's energy independence, one significant energy source has emerged as a potential solution, hydrogen fuel cells."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Country, Energy, Independence, Potential, Solution)
"She has great problems of her own to solve, very grim and perilous problems, and a right solution, if we can attain to it, would largely benefit mankind."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Mankind, Problems, Right, Solution)
"The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions."
- Audre Lorde
"In the final analysis there is no other solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decision, the day's generous utterances, and the day's good deed."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Work, Progress, Decision, Day, Deed, Man, Solution)
"The reason this resolution was delayed had nothing to do with anything Karl did or failed to do."
- Robert Luskin
(Related: Nothing, Reason, Resolution)
"Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Suicide is a choice and I think if we work with that with kids, we'll get somewhere."
- Peter Lynch
(Related: Work, Choice, Kids, Solution, Suicide)
"We should embrace our immigrant roots and recognize that newcomers to our land are not part of the problem, they are part of the solution."
- Roger Mahony
(Related: Land, Solution)
"It is thus necessary to examine all things according to their essence, to infer from every species such true and well established propositions as may assist us in the solution of metaphysical problems."
(Related: May, Problems, Solution)
"I am for violence if non-violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence."
- Malcolm X
(Related: American, Man, Solution, Violence)
"I have never heard anything about the resolutions of the apostles, but a good deal about their acts."
- Og Mandino
"If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known."
- George C. Marshall
(Related: Peace, Man, Solution, Will, World)
"Last week, the House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring the victims and heroes of September 11th. As we commemorate the anniversary of 9-11, we must also remember that the threat is still very real today."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Heroes, Resolution, Today, Victims)
"You can't expect law enforcement to provide the solution to the drug problem."
- Bill McCollum
(Related: Law, Solution)
"Animals are something invented by plants to move seeds around. An extremely yang solution to a peculiar problem which they faced."
- Terence McKenna
(Related: Animals, Plants, Solution)
"The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Children, Measure, Problems, Solution, Today, Tomorrow)
"It should come as no surprise to any of us that the solution to ending bickering in families is to talk to one another more often without blaming, making judgments, or insulting one another."
- Donald C. Medeiros
(Related: Ending, Solution, Talk)
"Let's stop pretending we can arrest our way to safety and security. Despite all the fine work that policemen and women do, we have got to find other solutions to deter crime."
- Carrie P. Meek
(Related: Women, Work, Crime, Safety, Security)
"There is always an easy solution to every problem - neat, plausible, and wrong."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Solution, Wrong)
"These are national problems that require national solutions."
- Thomas Menino
"I believe that it is irresponsible, it is basically part of the crisis of leadership in D.C. to not look at Social Security and understand that there has got to be a solution posed. We've got to take a look at it and make sure that we create a solution so our seniors aren't left out in the cold."
- Joe Miller
(Related: Leadership, Crisis, Security, Solution)
"The basic idea in case-based, or CBR, is that the program has stored problems and solutions. Then, when a new problem comes up, the program tries to find a similar problem in its database by finding analogous aspects between the problems."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Idea, Problems)
"I've participated in meetings where there were concerns by ethical experts. There is no clear solution."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Experts, Meetings, Solution)
"There is, therefore, no solution possible other than an economy directed by the workers through their organisations of control-through the workers' syndicates."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Control, Economy, Solution, Workers)
"Farmers, merchants, manufacturers, and the traveling public have all had their troubles with the transportation lines, and the difficulties to which these struggles have given rise have produced that problem which is even now apparently far from solution."
- John Moody
(Related: Difficulties, Now, Public, Solution, Traveling)
"I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years'."
- Henry Moore
(Related: Day, Years)
"We can no longer stand for the Security Council passing resolutions and then in effect heaving alongside and taking a vacation. We cannot leave it to the secretary general to go cap in hand."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Effect, Security, Vacation)
"Any solution for the Iraqi problem cannot be reached without Arabs and Arab participation."
- Amr Moussa
(Related: Participation, Solution)
"Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions."
- Edward R. Murrow
(Related: Mistake, Obligation)
"This country has far more problems than it deserves and far more solutions than it applies."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Country, Problems)
"When money is seen as a solution for every problem, money itself becomes the problem."
- Richard J. Needham
(Related: Money, Solution)
"If you take any world problem, any issue on the planet, the solution to that problem certainly includes education. In education, the roadblock is the laptop."
- Nicholas Negroponte
(Related: Education, Solution, World)
"Writing a really general parser is a major but different undertaking, by far the hardest points being sensitivity to context and resolution of ambiguity."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: Ambiguity, Being, Resolution, Sensitivity, Writing)
"It is a Modern day, and these times need Modern solutions to Modern problems."
- Corin Nemec
(Related: Day, Problems)
"I haven't been out in the marketplace in a while. I'm thinking about going back into it. I've got some things set up over the next couple of months just to go and see. But I have no idea what the specific way to a solution is anymore. It's mysterious to me."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: Idea, Months, Solution, Thinking)
"My effectiveness is best placed in solving problems through federal solutions."
- George Nethercutt
"Common sense solutions to lowering your gasoline bills can go far. Carpooling, taking fewer or shorter road trips, and ensuring that your tires are fully inflated can all help stop the pinch at the pump."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Common sense, Help, Road)
"Democracy is finding proximate solutions to insoluble problems."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: Democracy, Problems)
"The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Christian, Resolution, Ugly, World)
"I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation. For despair, optimism is the only practical solution. Hope is practical. Because eliminate that and it's pretty scary. Hope at least gives you the option of living."
- Harry Nilsson
(Related: Men, Hope, Optimism, Despair, Desperation, Living, Pretty, Quiet, Solution)
"There is a new way with very very tiny fiber optics, which give an enormous high resolution. There are many many thousand fibers, very very close together with a very small diameter."
- Lennart Nilsson
"That's the new way - with computers, computers, computers. That's the way we can have the cell survive and get some new information in high resolution. We started about five years ago and, today, I think we have reached the target."
- Lennart Nilsson
(Related: Computers, Information, Resolution, Today, Years)
"Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions."
- Anais Nin
(Related: Love, Reason)
"Solutions are not the answer."
- Richard M. Nixon
"When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand."
- Henri Nouwen
(Related: Advice, Giving, Pain, Wounds)
"The courts of this country should not be the places where resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Country, End, Resolution)
"I know. I'm lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have 'til December, right?"
- Catherine O'Hara
(Related: December, Resolution, Right, Years)
"One of my resolutions is to quit smoking. I've tried for the past two years, but this year I am going to stick with it."
- John Oldham
(Related: Past, Smoking, Years)
"Yet, if we accept the solution offered today by this bill to explore and develop for oil on the coastal plain of ANWR, it will be 5 years, at least, and probably closer to 8 before the first barrel of oil flows from that effort."
- John Olver
(Related: Effort, First, Oil, Solution, Today, Will, Years)
"While one party may possess the levers of power, one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas. Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to craft effective solutions."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Power, Ideas, Ability, May, Party)
"It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain."
- Amos Oz
(Related: Draft, France, Israel, Majority, Resolution)
"Empirical interest will be in the facts so far as they are relevant to the solution of these problems."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Facts, Interest, Problems, Solution, Will)
"While I do not hesitate to applaud certain aspects of the resolution honoring the sacrifices of our courageous soldiers who are risking their lives in Iraq, I cannot be supportive of capitalizing on these very sacrifices for political gain."
- Ed Pastor
(Related: Gain, Iraq, Resolution, Soldiers)
"Although I voted against the initial resolution approving the war in Iraq, I have consistently voted to support our troops with much-needed armor and supplies."
- Ed Pastor
(Related: War, Iraq, Resolution, Support, Troops)
"I believe in supporting African solutions to African problems."
- Donald M. Payne
(Related: African, Problems)
"Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Problems, Solution)
"The solution to a problem changes the nature of the problem."
- John Peers
(Related: Nature, Solution)
"Let our New Year's resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word."
- Goran Persson
(Related: Humanity, New year, Resolution, Sense, Will, Word)
"If you don't want to have to kill or capture every bad guy in the country, you have to reintegrate those who are willing to be reconciled and become part of the solution instead of a continued part of the problem."
- David Petraeus
(Related: Country, Solution, Want)
"Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out."
- Luigi Pirandello
(Related: Time, Work, Heart, Hope, Logic, Solution)
"The solutions all are simple - after you have arrived at them. But they're simple only when you know already what they are."
- Robert M. Pirsig
"To doubt everything, or, to believe everything, are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection."
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Doubt, Necessity, Reflection)
"What is it indeed that gives us the feeling of elegance in a solution, in a demonstration?"
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Elegance, Feeling, Solution)
"One of the reasons I continue to speak out is that the solutions to the counterterrorism problem involve other parts of the national security community - especially other elements of the Department of Defense, State, FBI, Homeland Security and the staff."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Community, Defense, National security, State)
"AIDS is a global problem and there should be a global solution found by the entire international community. It is really scary to see and imagine our world fall into pieces because we refuse to share and put in the common vestiges of our civilizations."
- Sarah Polley
(Related: Community, Solution, World)
"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection."
- Jerry Pournelle
(Related: Doubt, Necessity, Reflection)
"Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Argument, Debate, Doubt, Leaders, Solution)
"The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of peace and security will be met - or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Peace, Power, Action, Security, states, United, Will)
"And so we go over the cliff fiscally, and our Republican friends try to pin the blame on discretionary domestic spending, including spending for security. We pass budget resolutions that fall far short."
- David E. Price
(Related: Blame, Friends, Republican, Security)
"It is always during a passing state of mind that we make lasting resolutions."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Mind, State)
"To pay more is the easy way. In fact, the solution possibilities to the problem are many."
- Vladimir Putin
(Related: Fact, Possibilities, Solution)
"Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune."
- Francis Quarles
(Related: Fear, Action, Favorite, Fortune, Necessity, Resolution)
"Pacifist propaganda and the resolutions of the parliamentarians encouraged such treaties, and toward the end of the nineteenth century their number had increased considerably."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: End, Propaganda)
"There is a lot of talk now about metal detectors and gun control. Both are good things. But they are no more a solution than forks and spoons are a solution to world hunger."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Control, Hunger, Now, Solution, Talk, World)
"I believe that in the long run, separation between Israel and the Palestinians is the best solution for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Conflict, Israel, Separation, Solution)
"We would like UN resolutions to be enforced, including on Iraq."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
"I believe the main solution is to gain the trust of Europe and America and to remove their concerns over the peaceful nature of our nuclear industry and to assure them that there will never be a diversion to military use."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: Nature, Trust, America, Europe, Gain, Military, Solution, Will)
"We're strongly in favor of the U.N. plan for a solution to the Cyprus conflict. Hopefully a solution can be found before the end of this summit, but we cannot and will not let it block our decisions on enlargement."
- Anders Fogh Rasmussen
(Related: Conflict, Decisions, End, Solution, Will)
"The only solutions that are ever worth anything are the solutions that people find themselves."
- Satyajit Ray
(Related: People, Worth)
"Freud has shown one thing very clearly: that we only forget our infancy by burying it in the unconscious; and that the problems of this difficult period find their solution under a disguised form in adult life."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Life, Forget, Problems, Solution, Unconscious)
"To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Economy, Intention, World)
"In terms of the feeling of the piece, I cant think about what people are gonna think about it, what are the critics gonna say, I'm trying to bring some resolution, and realize that myself. It's a struggle; it's a process that gets us this."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: People, Feeling, Resolution, Struggle, Trying)
"While some sit on the sidelines and fail to offer any practical solutions to address high gas prices now, the House is once again taking action to meet the energy needs of the American people."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: People, Action, American, Energy, Needs, Now)
"We tried our best for the longest time to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the matter, and at each step, we were thwarted by those that said, No, we will not turn the boy over to his father."
- Janet Reno
(Related: Time, Father, Resolution, Will)
"Preparing to fight wild fires is only part of the solution, we must be more pro-active and prevent the fires before they start, or reduce their intensity by removing forest waste and fuel build up."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: Fight, Solution, Waste)
"It has been, after all, 11 years, more than a decade now, of defiance of U.N. resolutions by Saddam Hussein. Every obligation that he signed onto after the Gulf War, so that he would not be a threat to peace and security, he has ignored and flaunted."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Peace, War, Defiance, Now, Obligation, Security, Years)
"Each Warrior wants to leave the mark of his will, his signature, on important acts he touches. This is not the voice of ego but of the human spirit, rising up and declaring that it has something to contribute to the solution of the hardest problems, no matter how vexing!"
- Pat Riley
(Related: Ego, Problems, Solution, Spirit, Voice, Will)
"It seems like we are moving towards something, some kind of point and it is probably going to be an important point in our development or dissolution. That is what everybody seems to be thinking."
- Terry Riley
(Related: Development, Thinking)
"Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed."
- Cavett Robert
(Related: Character, Ability, Excitement, Resolution)
"There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to conquer difficulties so much as application and resolution in the use of means."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Difficulties, Resolution, Want)
"The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions."
- Erwin Rommel
(Related: Adoption, Battle, Compromise, Future, Will)
"I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: War, Solution, Will)
"To deal with the true causes of war one must begin by recognizing as of prime relevancy to the solution of the problem the familiar fact that civilization is a partial, incomplete, and, to a great extent, superficial modification of barbarism."
- Elihu Root
(Related: War, Civilization, Causes, Fact, Solution)
"Indeed, the very first resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations - adopted unanimously - called for the elimination of nuclear weapons."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: First, Nations, Resolution, United, Weapons)
"Let me remind you that nuclear disarmament is not just an ardent desire of the people, as expressed in many resolutions of the United Nations. It is a legal commitment by the five official nuclear states, entered into when they signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Legal, People, Commitment, Desire, Nations, states, United)
"Serbia did not want to recognize our country in a peaceful way, so that is why they wanted to destroy us. All our efforts to find a peaceful solution were impossible. In order to save the people, NATO had to intervene."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: People, Country, Order, Solution, Want)
"Coming out, all the way out, is offered more and more as the political solution to our oppression."
- Jane Rule
(Related: Oppression, Solution)
"Once this key conflict is eased, it will have a huge impact on the world. It will take time to find a solution. It's similar to the situation between East and the West at the time of my flight."
- Mathias Rust
(Related: Time, Conflict, Key, Solution, Will, World)
"We are looking for bipartisan solutions not partisan rhetoric."
- Paul Ryan
"Exploiting people's emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it's not change, it's partisanship. We don't need partisanship. We don't need demagoguery, we need solutions."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Change, People, Fear, Hope, Anxiety, Emotions, Envy)
"While there are no easy solutions to this problem, the Deficit Reduction Act gets us started in the right direction by beginning with the most obvious, commonsense reforms to save taxpayer dollars."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Act, Beginning, Direction, Obvious, Right)
"Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution."
- Anwar Sadat
(Related: Solution, states, United)
"I want all the interested parties to come together and develop a solution that provides additional water and helps the lower Arkansas River communities thrive again."
- Ken Salazar
(Related: Solution, Want, Water)
"That can be achieved by termination of Israeli occupation to the territories according to the international resolutions related, so the Palestinian State can be establish with Jerusalem as capital for such State."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Occupation, State)
"The situation in the region is flammable and may explode at any moment, because of the crucial events and because of the absence of justice in executing the international legitimacy resolutions, regarding the Israeli Arab cause and the oppression on Palestinians by Israelis."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Absence, Cause, Events, Justice, May, Oppression)
"There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems. The solution rests with our work and discipline."
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos
(Related: Work, Discipline, Magic, Problems, Solution)
"I think sometimes what happens is that all of this feeling out of control manifests itself in trying to control your body; whether it's an eating disorder or talking about getting your nose fixed, as if that's going to be the solution to all the pressure."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Control, Body, Disorder, Eating, Feeling, Pressure, Solution, Talking, Trying)
"The dissolution of the trade unions was in the air then."
- Fritz Sauckel
"Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Decision, Solution, Surrender)
"Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Goals, Ego, Problems, Solution)
"Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution."
- David Joseph Schwartz
(Related: Mind, Solution, Will)
"The chief cause of problems is solutions."
- Eric Sevareid
(Related: Cause, Problems)
"Information is the resolution of uncertainty."
- Claude Shannon
(Related: Information, Resolution, Uncertainty)
"The opportunities which the present position open up for a lasting and radical solution of the most vexing problem of the Jewish state are so far-reaching as to take one's breath away."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Open, Present, Radical, Solution, State)
"Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians."
- Ariel Sharon
(Related: Peace, Conflict, Importance, Solution, Will)
"It must be able to assist in devising the method of solution of problems and not merely solve them."
- Cliff Shaw
(Related: Problems, Solution)
"States are looking for low-cost solutions that will enable better communication, while avoiding the danger in which the chain of command breaks down in emergencies. We do not want everyone talking to everyone else all the time."
- John Shimkus
(Related: Time, Communication, Danger, states, Talking, Want, Will)
"And if you remember the other part of the context is we were then all deceived about the French position and told the French had said they'd veto any second resolution - which wasn't true, we now know."
- Clare Short
(Related: Now, Resolution)
"In the 1999 resolution regarding Taiwan's future passed by the Democratic Progressive Party, it is stated very clearly that any change to the status quo of Taiwan must be decided by the people of Taiwan through referenda."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Change, People, Future, Party, Resolution)
"The solution is to first create an integrated economic development and recreation plan that addresses the needs of the people who live and recreate in central Idaho."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: People, Development, First, Needs, Recreation, Solution)
"When lip service to some mysterious deity permits bestiality on Wednesday and absolution on Sunday, cash me out."
- Frank Sinatra
"In a situation where many national leaders do the same thing and look out for national interests, and with an issue like global warming, you're likely to get no solution, so I think you have to have some kind of ethical trump on some of those issues."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Global warming, Leaders, Solution)
"It is a law of life that problems arise when conditions are there for their solution."
- Walter Sisulu
(Related: Life, Law, Problems, Solution)
"It seems every year, people make the resolution to exercise and lose weight and get in shape."
- Ed Smith
(Related: People, Exercise, Resolution, Weight)
"The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind of what they keep forgetting; not to supply the intellect, but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions."
- Sydney Smith
(Related: Intellect, Mankind, Preaching)
"The dissolution of the nation destroys the national religion, and dethrones the national deity."
- William Robertson Smith
(Related: Religion, Nation)
"Today's message to Baghdad is very clear: the UN Security Council resolution expresses the unity and determination of the entire international community to assume its collective responsibility."
- Javier Solana
(Related: Determination, Community, Resolution, Responsibility, Security, Today)
"The nice thing about doing a crossword puzzle is, you know there is a solution."
- Stephen Sondheim
"Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution."
(Related: Men, Nothing, Reflection, Resolution)
"To my mind, there is a solution which has to do with democracy, because democratic governments are subject to the will of the people. So, if the people will it, you can actually create international institutions through the democratic states."
- George Soros
(Related: People, Democracy, Mind, Solution, states, Will)
"Liberals seem to assume that, if you don't believe in their particular political solutions, then you don't really care about the people that they claim to want to help."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: People, Care, Help, Liberals, Want)
"Death is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem."
- Joseph Stalin
(Related: Death, Man, Problems, Solution)
"Many scientists will have to contribute to the solution of the great problem; they will have to follow up and measure all those phenomena in which the atomic structure is directly expressed."
- Johannes Stark
(Related: Measure, Scientists, Solution, Will)
"Saying you have a political solution is like saying you can write a pop song that's going to stay at the top of the list forever. I don't have many illusions about this, but I'm not cynical about it."
- Bruce Sterling
(Related: Saying, Solution, Song)
"Employers need to recognize that the world has changed and there are people who would like to help them provide solution in ways that are new, modern and that add value to companies."
- Andy Stern
(Related: People, Help, Solution, Value, World)
"You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Marriage, Wife, People, Eyes, Laughter, Tears)
"There have been a couple of instances prior to now where members of the House have filed resolutions calling for release of the sealed files which were developed during the course of our committee's investigation."
- Louis Stokes
(Related: Committee, Investigation, Now)
"If God, as some now say, is dead, He no doubt died of trying to find an equitable solution to the Arab-Jewish problem."
- I. F. Stone
(Related: God, Doubt, Now, Solution, Trying)
"The actual Blue Rose murders, which lie at the core of the three novels, yield various incorrect solutions which assume the status of truth."
- Peter Straub
(Related: Truth, Lie, Yield)
"I am on the board of corporations who contribute both to environmental problems and their solutions. And I am on the NGO side: the Earth Council and other organizations."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Environmental, Corporations, Earth, Problems)
"A drunkard in the gutter is just where he ought to be, according to the fitness and tendency of things. Nature has set upon him the process of decline and dissolution by which she removes things which have survived their usefulness."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Fitness, Nature, Usefulness)
"Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions."
- Thomas Szasz
(Related: Certainty, Doubt, Neurosis, Problems)
"Ohioans are practical. We're a can-do people. Give us a problem, we'll give you a solution."
- Bob Taft
(Related: People, Solution)
"Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution."
- Edward Teller
(Related: May, Paradoxes, Solution)
"American boys should not be seen dying on the nightly news. Wars should be over in three days or less, or before Congress invokes the War Powers Resolution."
- Evan Thomas
(Related: War, American, Boys, Congress, Dying, News, Resolution)
"We need to shift the paradigm from reactive technologies to more integrative solutions that deal with the variety and complexity of the threats that are out there today."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Complexity, Today, Variety)
"Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago taken her resolution."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Nature, Answers, Question, Resolution)
"The need for a permanent status resolution approved by Congress is made even more clear to me because of my experience as a former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations."
- Dick Thornburgh
(Related: Experience, Congress, Nations, Resolution, United)
"We must ensure that today's seniors' benefits are rock solid and find a solution that fixes Social Security for the next generation that is just entering the workforce."
- John Thune
(Related: Benefits, Security, Solution, Today)
"Let's not dismiss or attack individual ideas as being inadequate before we have had a chance to assess their positive effect as part of a whole solution."
- John Thune
(Related: Ideas, Positive, Being, Chance, Effect, Solution)
"If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate."
- Henry J. Tillman
"The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life."
- Leo Tolstoy
(Related: Life, Conscience, Impossibility, Resolution)
"The due process of law as we use it, I believe, rests squarely on the liberal idea of conflict and resolution."
- June L. Trapp
(Related: Idea, Conflict, Law, Liberal, Resolution)
"It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation, rather than as the results of thought and resolution."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Thought, Dying, May, Question, Resolution, Results, Temptation, Years)
"I want to avoid locking people into solutions that work only with Postfix. People should have a choice in what software they want to use with Postfix, be it anti-virus or otherwise."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Work, People, Choice, Software, Want)
"It is time for everyone to sit down - the NCAA, the NBA, the players union and the coaching fraternity - and come up with suitable solutions to these problems."
- Dick Vitale
(Related: Time, Coaching, Problems)
"Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity."
(Related: Thoughts, Awareness, Consciousness, Infinity, Meditation, Thinking)
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Courage, Problems)
"These studies resulted eventually in a complete sequence analysis of the complex from several species, and in the atomic resolution structure of the F catalytic domain of the enzyme from bovine mitochondria, giving new insights into how ATP is made in the biological world."
- John E. Walker
(Related: Giving, Resolution, World)
"The United Nations has become a place where many countries seek to achieve a lynching of the United States by resolution."
- Vernon A. Walters
(Related: Countries, Nations, Resolution, states, United)
"No matter how complicated a problem is, it usually can be reduced to a simple, comprehensible form which is often the best solution."
- An Wang
"The British were indeed very far superior to the Americans in every respect necessary to military operations, except the revivified courage and resolution, the result of sudden success after despair."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Success, Courage, Americans, Despair, Military, Resolution, Respect, Result)
"Saddam Hussein has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do."
- Henry Waxman
(Related: Past, Resolution, Weapons, Years)
"Creativity is the answer. I always prefer the creative solution to an expensive solution."
- Keenen Ivory Wayans
(Related: Creativity, Solution)
"Business must be the solution, not the problem."
- Dennis Weaver
(Related: Business, Solution)
"We experience problem-solving sessions as war zones, we view competing ideas as enemies, and we use problems as weapons to blame and defeat opposition forces. No wonder we can't come up with real lasting solutions!"
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Experience, War, Ideas, Blame, Defeat, Enemies, Opposition, Problems, Weapons, Wonder)
"I wonder much that a court of Law should be in doubt whether a Resolution of Congress can superceed the Law of a Sovereign State."
- William Whipple
(Related: Congress, Court, Doubt, Law, Resolution, State, Wonder)
"Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Mind, Obvious)
"I heard an Israeli speaking on Palestinian human rights issues, an interesting guy, and he said "There's no military solution to terrorism. If there were, Israel would be the safest place in the world. But there's no military solution.""
- Bradley Whitford
(Related: Rights, Human rights, Israel, Military, Solution, Terrorism, World)
"Just because we can't find a solution it doesn't mean that there isn't one."
- Andrew Wiles
"Mathematicians aren't satisfied because they know there are no solutions up to four million or four billion, they really want to know that there are no solutions up to infinity."
- Andrew Wiles
(Related: Infinity, Mathematicians, Want)
"In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger, hard work and iron resolution."
- Wendell Willkie
(Related: Work, Comfort, Danger, Direction, Hard work, Resolution, Will)
"Throughout the country, I see the same design problems and solutions over and over."
- Douglas Wilson
(Related: Design, Country, Problems)
"I mean that the function of the police is to solve problems that have law-enforcement consequences in a way that is based on a genuine partnership with the neighborhood in both the venting of the problem and the discussion of the solution."
- James Q. Wilson
(Related: Consequences, Law, Partnership, Police, Problems, Solution)
"Crime, family dissolution, welfare, and low levels of social organization are fundamentally a consequence of the disappearance of work."
- William J. Wilson
(Related: Family, Work, Crime, Welfare)
"The possible solutions to a given problem emerge as the leaves of a tree, each node representing a point of deliberation and decision."
- Niklaus Wirth
"It is evidently necessary to generate and test candidates for solutions in some systematic manner."
- Niklaus Wirth
"And so we said to General Motors that the solution had to be a first year increase, which had to be sizeable because we bad to catch up with the lost position as against the cost of living and we had to make some progress."
- Leonard Woodcock
(Related: Progress, First, Living, Solution)
"I knew I was going from the flock of Christ and had no resolution to return, hence serious reflections were uneasy to me, and youthful vanities and diversions were my greatest pleasure."
- John Woolman
(Related: Christ, Pleasure, Resolution)
"Another hero was Tom Swift, in the books. What he stood for, the freedom, the scientific knowledge and being and engineer gave him the ability to invent solutions to problems. He's always been a hero to me. I buy old Tom Swift books now and read them to my own children."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Knowledge, Ability, Being, Books, Children, Freedom, Old, Problems)
"It's time to look beyond the budget ax to assure access to health care for all. It's time to look for bipartisan solutions to the problems we can tackle today, and to work together for tomorrow - building a health care system that works for all Americans."
- Ron Wyden
(Related: Health, Time, Work, Americans, Building, Care, Problems, Today, Tomorrow)
"We can only move to a long-term resolution regarding terrorism and war by planting seeds of peace. We have to start with ourselves."
- Peter Yarrow
(Related: War, Peace, Resolution, Terrorism)
"We want peace and a political solution to the situation in Chechnya."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: Peace, Solution, Want)