Quotes with solution
While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.
Anthills of the Savannah
Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself it’s own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.
The solution, once revealed, must seem to have been inevitable. At least half of all the mystery novels published violate this law.
Casual Notes on the Mystery Novel, essay (1949)
I'm very disturbed about the direction American foreign policy is going. I think something needs to be done to help alleviate the conditions which have created a disenfranchised and angry faction in the Middle East. I don't think military intervention is the correct solution. I regret what we as a country have done so far.
I think the government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem and very often makes the problem worse.
An Economist's Protest (1975)
Neurosis can be understood best as the battle between tendencies within an individual; deep character analysis leads, if successful, to the progressive solution.
The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness (1973)
I am convinced that the [Israel-Palestine] solution is to establish a democratic state for the Jews and the Palestinians, a state that will be called Palestine, Isratine, or whatever they want. This is the fundamental solution, or else the Jews will be annihilated in the future, because the Palestinians have [strategic] depth.
Interview with Al Jazeera (27 March 2007)
All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem -- neat, plausible, and wrong.
In New York Evening Mail, November 16 1917.
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 solution of the problem of life is seen in the vanishing of the problem