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Facing The Problem Quotes


"The most serious problem facing humankind is climate change." - Bill Nye

"The principal problem facing our economy today is jobs." - Jim Sensenbrenner

"Your biggest problem, is that you think the current problem you're facing is your problem" - Tony Robbins

"And the formation of man is the most pressing problem facing humanity." - Bruce Chatwin

"Deficits. Most people of knowledge say it's the biggest single problem facing the economic free world." - David Hartman

"Man is the problem, and we live with various stratagems for not facing it." - Allan Bloom

"Overpopulation is perhaps the biggest problem facing us, and immigration is part of that problem. It has to be addressed." - David R Brower

"The problem of direct colour photography has been facing us since the turn of the last century." - Gabriel Lippmann

"The alleviation of human error, whether design or intrinsically human, continues to be the most important problem facing aerospace safety." - Jerome F. Lederer

"In reality, finding a way to raise taxes may well be the central political problem facing the United States." - David Leonhardt

"The U.S. is facing a structural competitiveness problem that is leading to the weakest economy we have seen in generations." - Michael Porter

"Often, the greatest challenge facing an organization is recognizing and acting on opportunity rather than solving a problem." - Peter Ginter

"Veganism is an answer for almost every problem facing the world in terms of hunger and climate change." - Sam Simon

"The highest percentage of respondents say that biggest problem in the country is the government. The biggest problem facing our country today is that our government is terrible. Dissatisfaction with the government, problem numero uno by a mile." - Rachel Maddow

"People often ask, "What is the single most important environmental population problem facing the world today?" A flip answer would be, "The single most important problem is our misguided focus on identifying the single most important problem!" - Jared Diamond

"People often ask, What is the single most important environmental/population problem facing the world today? A flip answer would be, The single most important problem is our misguided focus on identifying the single most important problem!" - Jared Diamond

"The only problem facing you in life is the belief in separation from your Source. Solve that one and all the other ones will vanish." - John Randolph Price

"To 'turn around' is to end up facing the same way. Maybe that is the problem, all the turning organizations around." - Henry Mintzberg

"...the greatest political problem facing the world today to curb the oppressive power of government, how to keep it within reasonable bounds." - Leonard Read

"The idea that global warming is the most important problem facing the world is total nonsense and is doing a lot of harm." - Freeman Dyson

"The deep problem facing everyone is how to break free when being a prisoner is the only comfortable way you know how to live." - Deepak Chopra

"When facing terrorism, especially in the wake of awful events, there is a tendency to despair, to see in the battle a problem without a solution." - Rich Cohen

"If you're facing what looks like a large problem, receive it as a compliment from the Universe. What a great soul you must be!" - Mary Morrissey

"It's a matter of life and death for this country. The Kenyan forests are facing extinction and it is a man-made problem." - Wangari Maathai

"Obesity is a problem that nearly every nation in the world is facing, but there is much that we can do to fix it." - Richard Attias

"I'd also remind people, if I were running for Presidency, that a long-term problem facing the budget is Social Security and Medicare." - George W Bush

"The human race is facing all kinds of problems, and all we are doing is pointing fingers and saying, 'Your interpretation of the problem is different from my interpretations of the problem." - Shane Smith

"The human race is facing all kinds of problems, and all we are doing is pointing fingers and saying, 'Your interpretation of the problem is different from my interpretations of the problem.'" - Shane Smith

"The problem facing a comprehender is analogous to the problem that a detective faces when trying to solve a crime. In both cases there is a set of clues." - David Rumelhart

"The better you work to find the pain point and problem facing a diversity of users, the more clearly you can DEFINE the goal when you implement the process for culturally intelligent innovation." - David Livermore

"The people who are unprejudiced, but who ... feel it is so hopeless there is no use trying ... probably do just as much damage to the emotional atmosphere in which we are facing the problem as the fanatical Negrophobes." - Margaret Halsey

"The system [of thought] doesn't stay with the difficult problem that produces unpleasant feelings. It's conditioned somehow to move as fast as it can toward more pleasant feelings, without actually facing the thing that's making the unpleasant feeling." - David Bohm

"It's obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life - for 8 billion or more people - without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt." - E O Wilson

"Meditation is meeting eternity in the present moment. It is resolving every problem as it comes. It is resolving every tension as it creeps in. It is facing the challenges of life in a non-fearful way." - Vimala Thakar

"The main international problem facing America is our lack of - our loss of influence in the world and our lack of an ability to define what U.S. interests really are." - Bob Barr

"The scope of our cybersecurity problem is enormous. Our government, our businesses, our trade secrets and our citizens' most sensitive information are all facing constant cyberattacks and reviews by the enemy." - Donald Trump

"I am not (yet) facing the problem of emigration. I want my music to be acknowledged here first of all, in this country: after that, we shall see - perhaps the question will then become urgent." - Alfred Schnittke

"I am not facing the problem of emigration. I want my music to be acknowledged here first of all, in this country: after that, we shall see - perhaps the question will than become urgent." - Alfred Schnittke

"Having a Congress with a more diverse educational and professional background would serve the country well. And given the budget challenges facing America today, we might benefit from a few more cold, calculating problem solvers, and fewer courtroom impresarios." - John Sununu

"The biggest problem facing our world today is a lack of hope and a lack of meaning. [It's] basically just a postmodern world in which there is no right or wrong, no better or worse." - Jon Foreman

"It is assumed in many parts of the world that democracy is a group of people facing a certain problem, who come together to solve it in a way where everyone has an equal say." - David Graeber

"When a company is facing a problem, it always takes a stance and takes a decision, but at the same time it wants to make sure of what it can learn from it, what enhancements it can make." - Carlos Ghosn

"Facing it - always facing it - that's the way to get through." - Joseph Conrad

"Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it." - Joseph Conrad

"I used to get stuck trying to find the first sentence of a story, then I realised that it was often because I didn't know what problem a character was facing in the story. As soon as I did, I could have the character trying to do something about it or have the problem whack him between the eyes." - Morris Gleitzman

"My ethical naturalism sees us as facing the predicament of being social animals without evolved adaptations that make social life easy. The fundamental problem that sparks the ethical project lies in our limited responsiveness to one another. The only way we have to address that problem is through a representative, informed, and engaged conversation." - Philip Kitcher

"A lot of problems we are facing, essentially, man made problem. Own creation. Not due to lack of intelligence." - Dalai Lama

"Facing the kitsch aesthetic is the unfathomable world of myths." - Saul Friedlander

"We all fight on two fronts, the one facing the enemy, the one facing what we do to the enemy." - Joseph Boyden

"The act of facing overwhelming odds produces greatness and beauty." - Malcolm Gladwell

"When facing a dilemma, choose the more morally demanding alternative." - Harold S. Kushner

"I am the one, Not Running, Not Staying, But FACING" - Rick Yancey

"You will move in the direction you are facing." - Og Mandino

"Now terrorism is not the greatest threat facing our societies." - Edward Snowden

"A sketch of a man facing to the right." - Adam Smith

"The spread of nuclear weapons is the greatest threat facing the country-and I would argue facing humanity." - Joe Biden

"The people who say you are not facing reality actually mean that you are not facing their idea of reality" - Margaret Halsey

"The tragedy of education is played in two scenes - incompetent pupils facing competent teachers and incompetent teachers facing competent pupils." - Martin H Fischer

"The problem facing humanity today is not a political problem; it's not a financial problem; it's not a military problem. It's obviously a spiritual problem. That is, it has to do with what we believe to be true about who we are, where we are, why we are where we are, and what are we doing on the Earth. What is the purpose of life itself? What we need right now are leaders or models, people who will stand up and not only help to write a cultural story, but help to model it in the way that they interact with each other." - Neale Donald Walsch

"You tell me: Can you live crushed under the weight of the present? Without a memory of the past and without the desire to look ahead to the future by building something, a future, a family? Can you go on like this? This, to me, is the most urgent problem that the Church is facing." - Pope Francis

"The problem is that the Iraqi people are facing atrocities from both sides - Zarqawi and also the American troops at times. The Zarqawi groups uses car bombs, the Americans use other bombs. You also know what they do in the prisons." - Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

"The idea of a group of elders is that, in past civilizations, they have linked worlds; the other world was also present in this one. There is also the argument that elders have "experience." The problem is that experience teaches fear of change. Experience kills imagination. Experience makes people conservative. What we are facing tomorrow requires the force of imagination, not wisdom from yesterday." - Jacques Yves Cousteau

"When you're the president of the United States and you know that the biggest issue facing you is this cliff that we're about ready to head over if we don't get this spending and debt situation under control, it's very irresponsible not to take the action that is necessary to fix the problem." - John Thune

"FBI directors serve at the pleasure of the president, but they often have terms that transcend partisan transfers of power at the White House. Firing an FBI director is a major problem from the point of view of a president who is already facing significant questions about investigations already underway." - Stephen Farnsworth

"Science has taught us how to put the atom to work. But to make it work for good instead of for evil lies in the domain dealing with the principles of human duty. We are now facing a problem more of ethics than physics." - Bernard Baruch

"The problem facing our people here in America is bigger than all other personal or organizational differences. Therefore, as leaders, we must stop worrying about the threat that we seem to think we pose to each other's personal prestige, and concentrate our united efforts toward solving the unending hurt that is being done daily to our people here in America." - Malcolm X

"Science is not a body of facts. Science is a state of mind. It is a way of viewing the world, of facing reality square on but taking nothing on its face. It is about attacking a problem with the most manicured of claws and tearing it down into sensible, edible pieces." - Natalie Angier

"Thousands of climate scientists agree that global warming is not only the most threatening environmental problem but also one of the greatest challenges facing all of humanity. We must demand a separation between oil and state. We can get off oil and slow global warming." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"Our general repression of matters disgusting prevents us facing up to a serious health problem. If we are the 'god that shits,' then we are in full flight from ourselves. I even wonder whether religion itself and the whole idea of a god is produced by our self-disgust." - Colin McGinn

"Liberia has to take primary responsibility for its own reform agenda. But our resources are limited. We have to attract the private sector to get jobs to our people that will enable us to raise the government revenue, but to do that we have to build infrastructure. It's a very complex problem of development we are facing here." - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

"Everyone has their own struggles, but I never question the road I'm on. I'm a firm believer in the notion that "everything happens for a reason," so even if sometimes you think you're facing a problem, really it's just a blessing in disguise." - Nikki Yanofsky

"The most serious problem facing humankind is climate change. All of these people breathing and burning our atmosphere has led to an extraordinarily dangerous situation. I hope next generation will emerge and produce technology, regulations, and a worldview that enable as many of us as possible to live happy healthy lives." - Bill Nye

"Global warming is part of natural cycle and there's nothing we can actually do to stop these cycles. The world is now facing spending a vast amount of money in tax to try to solve a problem that doesn't actually exist." - David Bellamy

"There are more people at Obama's table offering ideas than there were five years ago, but when it came to facing up to the Republicans' threat to force a double-dip recession if they didn't get their millionaires' tax cut, they still amounted to nothing. And therein lies our fundamental problem." - Eric Alterman

"That's true but I think the contemporary problem that we are facing increasing numbers of black people and other people of color being thrown into a status that involves work in alternative economies and increasing numbers of people who are incarcerated." - Angela Davis

"Climate change is not an environmental problem. It is a civilizational problem. Climate change is not just another issue. If it is not addressed in very short order, it will swamp every other issue facing us today" - Ross Gelbspan

"But it's a stigmatized problem, and it's a silent problem. This has to end. Suicide is not just a personal tragedy, it's a key issue of public policy and facing up to it requires political will." - Bob Rae

"The risks facing hedge funds are non-linear and more complex than those facing traditional asset classessuch risks are currently not widely appreciated or well-understood" - Andrew Lo

"The money problem facing the country from 1789 to 1896 existed because Congress never exercised is authority to "coin money or regulate the value thereof" - but rather delegated that authority, sometimes by charter and sometimes by default, to the banking system. This despite the provision in the Constitution that charged Congress with the power to 'coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standards of weight and Measures.'" - William Jennings Bryan

"And I'm telling you now the frustration The future's facing from the anger in the nation." - C.L. Smooth

"The problem the world faces today is that only one-third of the world's population lives in decent circumstances, while half the population of the world lives on one or two dollars a day. And even as we have this poverty and backwardness, we are facing a global environmental crisis. We need developmental models that will take into account the specific and unique position of each country and at the same time will address the environmental crisis." - Mikhail Gorbachev

"The fate of the living planet is the most important issue facing mankind." - Gaylord Nelson

"The whole difficulty I think that that we're facing now is the question of who is going to ensure that corporations are accountable. The problem with leaving it to activists and non-governmental organizations-even with the tool of the Internet at their disposal-is that those organizations and those people don't have the legal right to compel corporations to disclose information, and that is something that governments can do." - Joel Bakan

"Now there are a few things with a shelter - like with noise control, don't face dog runs facing each other that tends to encourage barking. The problem you've got is that the kind of materials that absorb noise are difficult to clean. One of the biggest problems in the design of animal shelters is that animals are barking and it's like the sound of a jet plane taking off." - Temple Grandin

"Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century." - Angela Merkel

"Climate change is the Everest of all problems, the thorniest challenge facing humankind." - Lewis Gordon

"Once you're facing the direction of the deep within, awareness enters without a thought." - John de Ruiter

"Along with selfishness, anger is one of the most serious problems facing the world today" - Dalai Lama

"Even a kick in the ass is good when you're facing the right direction." - Elie Tahari

"Once you're facing the direction of the deep within, awareness enters without a thought." - John de Ruiter

"But you who walk facing the sun, what images drawn on the earth can hold you?" - Khalil Gibran

"Climate change is probably the greatest long-term challenge facing the human race" - Tony Blair

"The greatest challenge facing mankind is the challenge of distinguishing reality from fantasy, truth from propaganda..." - Michael Crichton

"As long as I'm facing the right direction, it doesn't matter the size of my steps." - Erica Jong

"That is the key challenge facing management today; change is the only constant." - Warren G. Bennis

"I prefer to stay on the important issues facing the American people." - Bernie Sanders

"I'm surprised when I see someone doing the logical, commonsense thing: Walk facing the oncoming traffic." - Robert James Thomson

"The challenges African-Americans are facing today are rooted in the system of slavery." - Charles Rangel

"In fact, in the far North one sees the northern lights facing south!" - Vincent Massey

"You don't play 162 games without facing some adversity during the course of the year." - Tom Glavine

"The challenges African-Americans are facing today are rooted in the system of slavery." - Charles B Rangel

"We are the greatest country in the world but we are facing serious issues." - Rick Larsen

"The most important question facing the planet is: Is it worth it?" - Robert Bateman

"Climate change is the Everest of all problems, the thorniest challenge facing humankind." - Lewis Gordon Pugh

"The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution." - John F Kennedy

"The 'Amazing' can only be created by facing fear, risk and failure during the process." - Joel Brown

"Peace is never long preserved by weight of metal or by an armament race. Peace can be made tranquil and secure only by understanding and agreement fortified by sanctions. We must embrace international cooperation or international disintegration. Science has taught us how to put the atom to work. But to make it work for good instead of for evil lies in the domain dealing with the principles of human dignity. We are now facing a problem more of ethics than of physics." - Bernard Baruch

"I am facing the most difficult thing of my life, my own greatest failure." - Richard Paul Evans

"Facing the difficulties, I can choose either to be a poor victim or a great adventurer." - Paulo Coelho

"Sometimes it isn't fighting that's brave, its facing the death you know is coming." - Veronica Roth

"This 'one big plan' thinking leads to a lot of the problems we're facing." - Clara Mamet

"Unfortunately, I've been fighting injuries recently more than facing rivals in the ring." - Vitali Klitschko

"Courage is the facing of a challenge with a healthy fear, not being fearless." - Les Stroud

"When you turn to God you discover He has been facing you all the time." - Zig Ziglar

"The biggest threat facing America is terrorists with weapons of mass destruction." - George W Bush

"Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible." - Karl A Menninger

"Facing my addiction was one of the hardest things I've had to do in my life." - Lynda Carter

"The pressure you are facing is not going to break you. It's going to make you." - Victoria Osteen

"A facade of skyscrapers facing a lake and behind the facade, every type of dubiousness." - E M Forster

"Sometimes you can't let go of the past without facing it again." - Gail Tsukiyama

"Male friends do not always face each other; they stand side by side, facing the world." - Carolyn Heilbrun

"Sometimes you ca' let go of the past without facing it again." - Gail Tsukiyama

" should never turn to one's left when facing the nagual." - Carlos Castaneda

"The greatest single challenge facing our globalised world is to combat and eradicate its disparities." - Nelson Mandela

"I don't run against Hillary Clinton. I run on the most important issues facing America." - Bernie Sanders

"I've noticed from my fans that we hide the things that we are facing." - Rachel Platten

"Anyone that steps into the ring with me is facing a real welterweight." - Keith Thurman

"The ocean seemed like a sea of Eden. But now we are facing paradise lost." - Sylvia Earle

"Sometimes facing opportunity is like staring at the knees of a giraffe." - Laurie Beth Jones

"A good, square, stone house, placed on an eminence, facing the Bishop's Palace at Auckland." - Henry George Liddell

"Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible." - Dr. Karl Menninger

"Growth requires facing where you're at so you can go to the NEXT LEVEL" - Joyce Meyer

"The funny thing about facing imminent death is that it really snaps everything else into perspective." - James Patterson

"Victory usually goes to those green enough to underestimate the monumental hurdles they are facing." - Richard P Feynman

"We believe that the European Union is facing a truly historic choice." - Jeanpierre Raffarin

"Every three days on average, I am alone on stage, facing the public." - Placido Domingo

"We believe that the European Union is facing a truly historic choice." - Jean-Pierre Raffarin

"Alabama seniors all across the Third Congressional District continue facing high drug costs." - Mike Rogers

"Construction is a matter of optimism; its a matter of facing the future with confidence." - Cesar Pelli

"I'm not working now, so I'm sort of facing the unknown." - Radha Mitchell

"The greatest threat facing humanity is a radical Islamist regime meeting up with nuclear weapons." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"The problem contains the solution." - Michael Bierut

"The problem suggests the solution." - Jay Maisel

"The way we see the problem is the problem." - Stephen Covey

"The problem is we don't understand the problem." - Paul MacCready

"The problem is not scarcity; the problem is power." - Jim Stanford

"Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem." - Virginia Satir

"The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Got that? -Coach Brevin" - Ann Brashares

"They're responsible for the problem." - Bernard Goldberg

"The only problem is time." - Seth Macfarlane



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