„We only think when confronted with a problem.“

—  John Dewey
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„Some people, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use regular expressions." Now they have two problems.“

—  Jamie Zawinski American programmer 1968
alt.religion.emacs http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=33F0C496.370D7C45%40netscape.com (lost; recovered http://regex.info/blog/2006-09-15/247)

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„When you confront a problem, you begin to solve it.“

—  Rudy Giuliani American businessperson and politician, former mayor of New York City 1944 - 2001
As quoted in RFID Journal, February 28, 2005. http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleview/1421/1/2/

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„When we had no computers, we had no programming problem either. When we had a few computers, we had a mild programming problem. Confronted with machines a million times as powerful, we are faced with a gigantic programming problem.“

—  Edsger W. Dijkstra Dutch computer scientist 1930 - 2002
Dijkstra (1986) Visuals for BP's Venture Research Conference http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/EWD/transcriptions/EWD09xx/EWD963.html (EWD 963).

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„If they only showed this much spunk when it came to containing the terrorists I don't think we would have such a problem.“

—  Benazir Bhutto 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan 1953 - 2007
On being prevented from participating in a march for democracy and being placed under house arrest. TIME video interview (13 November 2007) http://www.time.com/time/video/?bcpid=1214055407&bclid=1232409122&bctid=1305011684.

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„I used to think the only way to be truly alive is to confront your mortality.“

—  Nikki Sixx, The Heroin Diaries: A Year In The Life Of A Shattered Rock Star

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„Work is when you confront the problems you might otherwise be tempted to run away from“

—  Rolf Potts, Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel

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„Kosovo is now the biggest problem confronting Yugoslavia“

—  Josip Broz Tito Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman 1892 - 1980
Tito, as quoted in Julie Mertus' Kosovo: how myths and truths started a war (University of California Press, 1999), p. 22


„We are confronted with problems of organized complexity... organization runs through all levels of reality and science.“

—  Ludwig von Bertalanffy austrian biologist and philosopher 1901 - 1972
p. 58. as cited in: Doede Keuning (1973) Algemene systeemtheorie. p. 185

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„We cannot solve the problems using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955
"Einstein's famous saying in Copenhagen", as quoted in a FBIS Daily Report https://books.google.de/books?id=DfQTAQAAMAAJ&q=%22We+cannot+solve%22: East Europe (4 April 1995), p. 45

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„To be happy, one only must be able to confront, which is to say, experience, those things that are. Unhappiness is only this: the inability to confront that which is.“

—  L. Ron Hubbard American science fiction author, philosopher, cult leader, and the founder of the Church of Scientology 1911 - 1986
A New Slant on Life (1998).

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