Question and Problem

"Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems."

Henry Brooks Adams (about philosophy)
Henry Brooks Adams (about philosophy)

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"When I disagree with a rational man, I let reality be our final arbiter; if I am right, he will learn; if I am wrong, I will; one of us will win, but both will profit."

Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand "Atlas Shrugged"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"What worries you masters you."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There's a 50 percent chance of anything - either it happens or it doesn't."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"[...] so many things are possible just as long as you don't know they're impossible. "

Norton Juster
Norton Juster "The Phantom Tollbooth"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible."

Arthur C. Clarke
Arthur C. Clarke "The Lost Worlds of 2001"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"So many men so many questions."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are years that ask questions and years that answer."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"[Hypothesis] Something murdered by facts."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem."

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton "The Father Brown Omnibus"

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"No answer is also an answer."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Most problems have either many answers or no answer. Only a few problems have a single answer."

Edmund C. Berkeley
Edmund C. Berkeley "Computers and Automation"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I have had many troubles, but the worst of them never came."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We may need to solve problems not by removing the cause but by designing the way forward even if the cause remains in place."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A solved problem creates two new problems, and the best prescription for happy living is not to solve any more problems than you have to."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problem. But if you owe a million, it has."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"One good thing about my computer: it never asks why."


Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Genius sees the answer before the question."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Language was invented to ask questions. Answers may be given by grunts and gestures, but questions must be spoken."


Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"One solution to one problem makes two problems."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If a problem has no solution, it may not be a problem, but a fact - not to be solved, but to be coped with over time."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To a smart girl men are no problem - they're the answer."


Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"America is the only country in the world where the poor have a parking problem."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are closer to God when we are asking questions than when we think we have the answers."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When you are solving a problem, don't worry. Now, after you have solved the problem, then that's the time to worry."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't tell God how big your problems are... tell your problems how big your God is."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Problems are only opportunities in work clothes."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Ask a question and you're a fool for three minutes; do not ask a question and you're a fool for the rest of your life."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question."

Albert Camus
Albert Camus "Notebooks"

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It always helps to know the answer when you are working toward the solution of a problem."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problem."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Some people bear three kinds of trouble - the ones they've had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The release of atomic power has changed everything except our way of thinking [...] the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The most fundamental question we can ever ask ourselves is whether or not the universe we live in is friendly or hostile."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticism."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Scenes of Clerical Life"

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Death solves all problems - no man, no problem."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)