Quotes from the Masters
On Problem Solving

"Neil Armstrong once said, 'You only have to solve two problems when going to the moon: first, how to get there; and second, how to get back. The key is don't leave until you have solved both problems.'" -– Jim Rohn  

"Any jackass can kick down a barn but it takes a good carpenter to build one." -- Lyndon B. Johnson  

"Stop talking about the problem and start thinking about the solution." -– Brian Tracy  

"Problems are good, not bad.  Welcome them and become the solution.  When you have solved enough problems, people will thank you." -– Mark Victor Hansen

"The real problem is usually two or three questions deep. If you want to go after someone's problem, be aware that most people aren't going to reveal what the real problem is after the first question." -– Jim Rohn  

"The quality of the solution you pick will be in direct proportion to the quantity of the solutions you consider." -– Brian Tracy  

"Discovery of a solution consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different." -– Albert Szent-Gyorgyi  

"Be grateful for your problems, for they stimulate an 'I-can-solve-it' new attitude." -– Mark Victor Hansen

"Don't dwell on what went wrong.  Instead, focus on what to do next.  Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer." -- Denis Waitley  

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

"Never attack a problem without also presenting a solution." -– Jim Rohn  

"Identify all the possible causes of a problem before you decide on a solution." -– Brian Tracy

"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  

"Success in solving the problem depends on choosing the right aspect, on attacking the fortress from its accessible side." -– George Polya  

"Great people are great because they solve countless, seemingly unsolvable problems – you can too if you choose to." -– Mark Victor Hansen  

"Once you have a clear objective, think and talk only in terms of 'How?'" -– Brian Tracy

"Mountains DO Move...One Stone at a Time." -– Rick Beneteau  

"Your superconscious mind automatically and continuously solves every problem on the way to your goal." -– Brian Tracy


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