101 Problems Quotes and Sayings to Overcome Life’s Challenges

Life is full of obstacles and how we face them defines who we are.

In this article, we will look at some of the most powerful and inspirational quotes about overcoming life’s problems so you can find the strength to endure and triumph.


So whether you’re going through a personal crisis, making a tough decision, or simply feeling overwhelmed, these words of wisdom can provide you with the insight and drive you need to conquer life’s challenges and achieve your objectives.

Top 10 Problems Quotes


No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking. ~ Voltaire.


Loneliness is the universal problem of rich people. ~ Joan Collins.


There are no big problems, there are just a lot of little problems. ~ Henry Ford.


Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem. ~ Virginia Satir.

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

The best way out is always through. ~ Robert Frost.

The problem with self-improvement is knowing when to quit. ~ David Lee Roth.

We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us. ~ A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.

The best way to resolve any problem in the human world is for all sides to sit down and talk. ~ Dalai Lama.

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

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Great Problems Quotes

When you have solved the problem of controlling the attention of the child, you have solved the entire problem of its education. ~ Maria Montessori.

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. ~ Soren Kierkegaard.

A problem of philosophy is completely different from a problem of science. ~ Herbert Wildon Carr.

There is no magic wand that can solve our problems. The solution rests with our work and discipline. ~ Jose Eduardo Dos Santos.

The problems are solved, not by giving new information, but by arranging what we have known since long. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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.

Sometimes I get so caught up in my own problems that I forget how amazing the world is. ~ Wendelin Van Draanen.

A problem is a discrepancy between the actual situation, now or in the near future, and the desired future situation. ~ Dorien DeTombe.

Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys. ~ Rita Schiano.

Problem solving is a tool, a skill and a process. ~ P.C. Sharma.

Most of the problems in life are because of two reasons: We act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting. ~ Zig Ziglar.

I thought my job was just to manage the daily problems as they came up when what I should have been doing was looking ahead and paying attention to where we were going. ~ Spencer Johnson.

No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything. ~ B. Dodge.

Many people pray to be kept out of unexpected problems. Some people pray to be able to confront and overcome them. ~ Toba Beta .

The problem with being brought up in a house where the tone is negative, is that as a child, you know no different. ~ Cherie-Anne Wilson.

Famous Problems Quotes

Death is the solution to all problems. No man – no problem. ~ Joseph Stalin.

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. ~ George Bernard Shaw.

I don’t want to be a genius-I have enough problems just trying to be a man. ~ Albert Camus.

You have to step back and look at solutions to problems rather than lamenting problems that cannot be solved. ~ George Boseman.

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.

The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much. ~ Ronald Reagan.

Problems occur when we measure who we are by what we have or have not done. ~ Kristen Moeller.

Problem solving develops the belief in students that they are capable of doing mathematics and that mathematics makes sense. ~ Van de Walle.

A person is confronted with a problem when he wants something and does not know immediately what series of actions he can perform to get it. ~ Dorien DeTombe.

Hey, speaking from experience, chasing after other people’s problems is never a good idea. ~ Doris Hursley.

Never cry because you have mountains of problem in your hands to solve. Always smile because each problems will someday resolve. ~ Santosh Kalwar.

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem. ~ Theodore Isaac Rubin.

Unique Problems Quotes

Let God into Your daily routine and help you solve your problems ~ Ben Lance.

Common sense is the most valuable and reliable counselor in every possible problem situation. ~ Karl Popper.

The first step in solving a problem is to recognize that it does exist. ~ Zig Ziglar.

People becoming ‘effective problem solvers’ by applying logical, critical and creative thinking to a range of problems. ~ P.C. Sharma.

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. ~ Albert Einstein.

A good life is not a life without problems. A good life is a life with good problems. ~ Mark Manson.

The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other. ~ Princess Diana.

The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem. ~ Milton Friedman.

Most people deal with challenges daily and solve problems almost automatically. ~ P.C. Sharma.

Money problems can always be solved by a man not frightened by them. ~ Robert Heinlein.

The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates rather than the problem itself. ~ Andrew Wiles.

No problem is so formidable that you can’t walk away from it. ~ Charles M. Schulz.

The problem with temptation is that you may not get another chance. ~ Laurence Peter.

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

The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt. ~ Bertrand Russell.

You have ‘framed’ the problem in that way but it can be looked at it in a different way. ~ George Boseman.

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them. ~ Steve Maraboli.

Not that there actually is a problem. But you just feel the alienation from yourself, from life. ~ Adyashanti.

To a poet the mere making of a poem can seem to solve the problem of truth…but only a problem of art is solved in poetry. ~ Laura Riding.

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. ~ Alfred A. Montapert.

Problems are the price you pay for progress. ~ Branch Rickey.

Every solution to every problem is simple. It’s the distance between the two where the mystery lies. ~ Derek Landy.

In solving routine problems, the problem based on past experiences. ~ Gojak.

The biggest problem with every art is by the use of appearance to create a loftier reality. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

There is always an easy solution to every problem – neat, plausible, and wrong. ~ Henry Louis Mencken.

Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system. ~ Dorothy Day.

It’s better than making your problems other people’s problems. ~ Dan Harmon.

Organizations, colleges and offices consider problem solving to be an important skill and have made it a compulsory subject of learning. ~ P.C. Sharma.

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. ~ B.F. Skinner.

Every problem is a gift – without problems we would not grow. ~ Tony Robbins.

Routine problems, or traditional ‘story problems’ involve situations in which the learner knows how to solve the problem based on past experiences. ~ Gojak.

The world’s problem is not too many people, but lack of political and economic freedom. ~ Julian Simon.

Best Problems Quotes

Problems They won’t be solved until I’m sure of you You can solve my problems with a love that’s true. ~ Felice Bryant.

A problem well stated is a problem half-solved. ~ Charles Kettering.

The problem is that perception is reality. ~ John Rowland.

Knowing your own mind is the solution to all our problems. ~ Thubten Yeshe.


Learn to reframe those things that appear to be problems into those things that give you an opportunity instead. ~ Catherine Pulsifer.

Don’t bother people for help without first trying to solve the problem yourself. ~ Colin Powell.

Whatever the problem we have in our life, someone has faced it and overcome it. ~ David DeNotaris.

Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles. ~ Tina Fey.

Generally speaking, books don’t cause much harm. Except when you read them, that is. Then they cause all kinds of problems. ~ Pseudonymous Bosch.

The only difference between a problem and a solution is that people understand the solution. ~ Charles Kettering.

I don’t want problems solved for me. I want the fishing rod, not the fish. ~ Yanni.

The problem with perfection… is its inability to recognize anything less perfect than itself. ~ Ron Cowen.

Corruption is not a problem just for some countries; this is a global issue. ~ Nguyen Tan Dung.

Let’s work the problem people. Let’s not make things worse by guessing. ~ Jim Lovell.

There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide. ~ Albert Camus.

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. ~ Robert H. Schuller.

You can’t solve a dignity problem with military force. ~ Rand Paul.

A problem is only a problem if you refuse to look for a solution. If you don’t take action to fix it then it will remain a problem. ~ Catherine Pulsifer.

Inside of every problem lies an opportunity. ~ Robert Kiyosaki.

These ‘problems’ serve the purpose of giving students practice using computational skills in a context or situation. ~ Gojak.

Every time you think the problem is ‘out there,’ that very thought is the problem. ~ Stephen Covey.

Meaningful Problems Quotes

A knowledge problem is perceived when there is a discrepancy between the actual state of understanding. ~ Dorien DeTombe.

Sometimes problems don’t require a solution to solve them; instead they require maturity to outgrow them. ~ Steve Maraboli.

Then that makes things simpler. Go see one of them and pull out all your problems with them. It should be simple. ~ Kinoko Nasu.

There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope. ~ Bernard Williams.

When you confront a problem you begin to solve it. ~ Rudy Giuliani.

People that have trust issues only need to look in the mirror. There they will meet the one person that will betray them the most. ~ Shannon L. Alder.

I think that little by little I’ll be able to solve my problems and survive. ~ Frida Kahlo.

When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves. ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo.

No matter what our problem, God is the solution. ~ Pauline Creeden.

The term problem is often used in connection with the intention to change a situation. ~ Dorien DeTombe.

In solving routine problems, the learner reproduces and applies a known procedure. Problem solved! ~ Gojak.

So these were the 101 top Problems quotes and sayings.

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