Quotes with problems
One of the problems has to do with the speed of light and the difficulties involved in trying to exceed it. You can't. Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
Mostly Harmless (1992)
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Life, the Universe and Everything (1982)
Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in the world that just don't add up.
Our two greatest problems are gravity and paper work. We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
When I am writing, my problems become invisible, and I am the same person I always was. All is well. I am as I should be.
In an interview with Esquire, 2010
The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them.
The significant problems we face can not be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.
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.
History cannot be reduced to simply bringing texts and ancient documents to the light of day. Whether one wishes or not, it is a thoughtful recital that each generation consecrates to its past, rethought each time in a new way, reformulated by the resurgence of new events and problems.
Most business problems require common sense rather than legal reference. They require good judgment and honesty of purpose rather than reference to the courts.
I think it is true that most of the problems requiring Government decision should be determined by a supervisory body, rather than by suits and agitation.
Address before the National Foreign Trade Council on April 25, 1919.
Wars generally do not resolve the problems for which they are fought and therefore... prove ultimately futile.
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.
When everything happens at once, wide and fast moving problems simply route around any central authority. Therefore overall governance must arise from the most humble interdependent acts done locally in parallel, and not from a central command.
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (1995)
Don't solve problems, pursue opportunities.
New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999)
The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the great enterprises and ideals of American society.
A designer must always think about the unfortunate production engineer who will have to manufacture what you have designed; try to understand his problems.
I think one of our big problems has been the fact that many Iraqis resent American military presence. And I don't pretend to know exactly Iraqi public opinion. But as soon as we can reduce our visibility as much as possible, the better I think it is going to be.
More than anything the French have a profound knowledge of the ways of life. They possess a tolerance and an acceptance of the way things are. Problems are faced with intelligence, patience, and a sense of humanity. I have more respect for them than any other nationality on the face of the earth.
It was used for decades to describe talented computer enthusiasts, people whose skill at using computers to solve technical problems and puzzles was - and is - respected and admired by others possessing similar technical skills.
The history of an age is not the history of a solution of a number of problems, but the history of the struggle between several possible solutions, and of the way in which men working towards certain solutions are constantly deflected from their paths by other men working for other solutions.
The materials of history can never all be collected, for they can never be known. Problems cannot all be solved, for, as they are solved, new aspects are perpetually revealed. The historian opens the way; he does not close it.
The world isn't getting any better, which is quite alienating. Scientific progress seems to amplify rather than lessen our problems. Inventions proliferate, the economy booms, but people suffer ever more. I think there are simply too many people. Progress can't keep up with the growing population, although we like to believe otherwise. 
Exercise is not a thing we do to fix a problem—it is a thing we must do anyway, a thing without which there will always be problems.
Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems; wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenges; wish for more wisdom.
To a large extent, the problems of poets are the problems of painters, and poets must often turn to the literature of painting for a discussion of their own problems.
The problem of cat versus bird is as old as time. If we attempt to resolve it by legislation who knows but what we may be called upon to take sides as well in the age old problems of dog versus cat, bird versus bird, or even bird versus worm. In my opinion, the State of Illinois and its local governing bodies already have enough to do without trying to control feline delinquency.
Stevenson vetoed a bill that imposed fines on owners who allowed cats to run at large (April 23, 1949).
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Don't complain and talk about all your problems. Eighty percent of people won't care. The other twenty percent will think you deserve them.
Let's say I hope that I appeal to the more carefree times in a person's life rather than to his reasoning adulthood. I'd just like to be an image that reminds someone of joy rather than of the problems of the world.
It takes so long to train a physicist to the place where he understands the nature of physical problems that he is already too old to solve them.
When you had taken the problems of philosophy apart, you'd find that many of its traditional questions had not been solved but had disappeared. The promise this offered was very exciting. There really were people saying that the whole of philosophy would be over in 50 years.
Interview with Stuart Jeffries, The Guardian (November 29, 2002)
When guys have brain/crotch problems, it's usually the result of using one too much and the other too little.
House, Sex Kills. By Dr. Gregory House.
I want to deal with my problems some place where I can get a decent cappuccino.
House, Broken. By Dr. Gregory House.