is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility
that we may live our entire lives without going to war or
sending our children to war.
Blair # Life,
the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in
a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course
of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists.
de Bono # Problems,
- We may
need to solve problems not by removing the cause but by designing
the way forward even if the cause remains in place.
de Bono # Solutions,
- It is
well known that "problem avoidance" is an important
part of problem solving. Instead of solving the problem you
go upstream and alter the system so that the problem does
not occur in the first place.
de Bono # Problems,
talks can there be otherwise? It is useless trying to resolve
the problem under bombs.
Chernomyrdin # Talks,
- War is
always the worst solution; it should only be used in extreme
Chirac # War,
must be based on compromises.
Fischer # Compromise,
people spend more time and energy in going around problems
than in trying to solve them.
Ford # Time
- You need
to think about your company's fundamental business issues
and develop a long-term business strategy to solve problems
and take advantage of the opportunities your analysis unearths.
Gates # Thinking,
with health insurance are overinsured and their behavior is
distorted by moral hazard. Those without health insurance
use their own money to make decisions based on an assessment
of their needs. The insured are wasteful. The uninsured are
prudent. So what's the solution? Make the insured a little
more like the uninsured.
Gladwell # Thinking,
- We are
continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised
as insoluble problems.
Iacocca # Opportunity,
- In light
of the current international context, G20 members must engage
in flexible and pragmatic dialogues on the basis of equality
and mutual benefits, seeking common grounds while shelving
Jintao # Talk,
I'm under the gun and I've got pressure on me, I don't panic.
I look for the right solution, and then I go for it.
Johnson # Solutions,
are numerous instances of an intellectual problem, unsolved
in the waking state, being solved in a dream.
Jung # Problems,
don't like the idea of thinking long term. Many are desperately
seeking short term answers because they have money problems
to be solved today.
Kiyosaki # Thinking,
- The main
thing is that Belarus and Russia, making coordinated foreign
policy moves, do not limit themselves to bilateral cooperation
but also find coordinated solutions to key problems of world
Lukashenko # Russia,
always sets itself only such tasks as it can solve; since,
looking at the matter more closely, we will always find that
the task itself arises only when the material conditions necessary
for its solution already exist or are at least in the process
Marx # Solutions,
- The real
issue is the rate of return. If it increases, it solves the
problems. The issue will be, "Where can I invest?"
not "Who's the buyer."
Milken # Problem,
- I chose
to run for the presidency at this moment in history because
I believe deeply that we cannot solve the challenges of our
time unless we solve them together - unless we perfect our
union by understanding that we may have different stories,
but we hold common hopes.
Obama # Decisions,
don't expect government to solve all their problems. But they
sense, deep in their bones, that with just a slight change
in priorities, we can make sure that every child in America
has a decent shot at life, and that the doors of opportunity
remain open to all. They know we can do better.
Obama # Government,
we can work on the problems, we have to fix our souls. Our
souls are broken in this nation.
Obama # Problems,
got a passion for solving a problem that I think I can solve
in a new way. And that maybe it helps that nobody has done
it before as well.
Omidyar # Passion,
Society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless
it takes a serious look at its lifestyles.
John Paul II # Ecology,
generally do not resolve the problems for which they are fought
and therefore... prove ultimately futile.
John Paul II # War,
- We cannot
continue down this catastrophic path. And so we say to the
president, 'Mr. President, we need a new direction in Iraq.
Let us work together to find a solution to the war in Iraq'.
Pelosi # Iraq,
- The widespread
availability of information is the only basis for effective
day-to-day problem solving, which abets continuous improvement
Peters # Problems,
is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their
problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have
either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you
do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
Powell # Leadership,
leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through
argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody
Powell # Great,
is one factor that will guide all our actions and decisions.
We invested in uncompromising integrity that helped us take
difficult stands in some of the most difficult business situations.
Premji # Action,
- Mr Howard's
problem is for so long he's been a climate change sceptic,
how can he, therefore, put himself to the country as part
of a climate change solution for the future.
Rudd # Thinking,
the military option off the table -- we have already seen
it doesn't work.
Schroeder # Decisions,
is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem.
Stalin # Solutions,
- I'm always
on the lookout for those good, simple solutions to everyday
Stewart # Problems,
- God created
the law of free will, and God created the law of cause and
effect. And he himself will not violate the law. We need to
be thinking less in terms of what God did and more in terms
of whether or not we are following those laws.
Williamson # Solutions,
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