Use these problem solving quotes to change your perspective and help overcome team challenges.
The right quote at the right time can shift thinking from hopelessness to a feeling of “ yes, we can overcome this”.
Depending on what you and your team need, this collection of quotations may inspire, push or provide support.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. ~Martin Luther King, Jr
Whatever the problem we have in our life, someone has faced it and overcome it. ~David DeNotaris
Every problem has a gift for you in its hands. ~Richard Bach
Everyone experiences tough times, it is a measure of your determination and dedication how you deal with them and how you can come through them. ~Lakshmi Mittal
It doesn't matter if you try and try and try again, and fail. It does matter if you try and fail, and fail to try again. ~Charles Kettering
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It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them. ~Bernard M. Baruch
No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything. ~B. Dodge
No one can defeat us unless we first defeat ourselves.
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown. ~William Penn
Never, never, never, never give up. ~Winston Churchill
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
When you confront a problem you begin to solve it. ~Rudy Giuliani
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. ~Michael Jordan
If your only tool is a hammer every problem will be a nail ~Unknown
Have you got a problem? Do what you can where you are with what you've got. ~Theodore Roosevelt
There is always something you can do about any problem; even it if is just changing your perspective on how you feel about the problem.
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society. ~Vince Lombardi
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities. Always see them for they're always there. ~Norman Vincent Peale
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses. ~William Arthur Ward
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Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will. ~Norman Vincent Peale
I believe through learning and application of what you learn, you can solve any problem, overcome any obstacle and achieve any goal that you can set for yourself. ~Brian Tracy
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. ~Albert Einstein
You won't find a solution by saying there is no problem. ~William Rotsler
The “how” thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile “ifs” but goes right to work on the creative “how”.
~Norman Vincent Peale
Once you decide what it is you want, set your sights and start taking action to achieve it. This action is the commitment on your part. And, once you are committed to a goal, really committed, problems are short term. ~Catherine Pulsifer from Focus
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them. ~Henry Ford.
It isn't that they can't see the solution. It's that they can't see the problem. ~G.K. Chesterton
Don't think of problems as difficulties. Think of them as opportunities for action. ~Author Unknown
If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem.
One-half the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough. ~Josh Billings
So often, I have seen people waste energy by moaning and groaning about a problem. Yet, if they just realigned their attitude and focused on the solution or on the opportunity, the challenge would not seem as big as they think it is. ~Catherine Pulsifer from My Story
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. ~Robert Schuller
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. ~Henry J. Kaiser
We have a problem. “ Congratulations.” But it's a tough problem. “ Then double congratulations.” ~W. Clement Stone
Life's ups and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.~ Martha Sinetar
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you. ~Calvin Coolidge
I have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened. ~Mark Twain
Don't tell your problems to people: eighty percent don't care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them. ~Lou Holtz
If a man could have just half of his wishes, he would double his troubles. ~Benjamin Franklin
If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem. ~Richard Bach
It is better to laugh about your problems than to cry about them. It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. ~Albert Ellis
I don't want problems solved for me. I want the fishing rod, not the fish. ~Yanni
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