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There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hand.
Richard Bach, US author (b. 1936)
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Epictetus, Greek philosopher (55-135 AD)
There are two kinds of worries – those you can do something about and those you can’t. Don’t spend any time on the latter.
Edward Kennedy ‘Duke’ Ellington, US composer, arranger, jazz pianist (1899-1974)
Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life.
Bertie Charles Forbes, British journalist, founder of Forbes Magazine (1880-1954)
A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
Charles Kettering, US engineer, inventor (1876-1958)
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Abraham Maslow, US psychologist, philosopher (1908-1970)
A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realise his potentialities.
Charles de Gaulle, French President, general (1890-1970)
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off the goal.
Eli Joseph Cossman, US entrepreneur, sales author (1918-2002)