Mikhail Gorbachev

Quotations 2 M

“In order to solve pertinent problems, there is no other way but to seek and implement new forms of relationship and interaction. Only the creative interaction of divergent groups ... will allow for the answers we all seek to emerge.”

Mikhail Gorbachev (Former Soviet statesman)


Carl G. Jung

Quotations 3 C.G


“When we must deal with problems, we resist trying the way that leads through obscurity and darkness. We wish to hear only of unequivocal results, and we forget that these results can only be achieved when we venture into - and emerge again from - the darkness of uncertainty and confusion.”

Carl G. Jung (Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology)

Abraham Maslow

Quotations 4 Maslow



“People who are only good with hammers see every problem as a nail.”

Abraham Maslow (American psychologist)




Mary Kay Ash

Quotations 5 M. K

“For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.”

Mary Kay Ash (American businesswoman and founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics)


Yōko Ogawa

Quotations 6 Yoko Ogawa

“Solving a problem for which you know there’s an answer is like climbing a mountain with a guide, along a trail someone else has laid. In mathematics, the truth is somewhere out there in a place no one knows, beyond all the beaten paths. And it’s not always at the top of the mountain. It might be in a crack on the smoothest cliff or somewhere deep in the valley.” 

Yōko Ogawa (Japanese writer)

Barbara Reinhold

Quotations 2 Barbara Reinhold

 “Change is not a process for the impatient.”


Barbara Reinhold (American ad internationally known career and executive coach)


Rodney Collin

Quotations 3 Rodney Collin


“One has to wait without impatience for what should come, and yet at the same time do everything within one's power as though one were impatient and as though one were solely responsible.”


Rodney Collin (British writer in the area of spiritual development)



Samuel Johnson

Quotations 4 Samuel Johnson


“In all evils which admit a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it wastes that time and attention in complaints which, if properly applied, might remove the cause.”


Samuel Johnson (English poet, critic and writer)



Jean Toomer

Quotations 5 Jean Toomer

 “Thank everyone who calls out your faults, your anger, your impatience, your egotism; do this consciously, voluntarily.”


Jean Toomer (American poet and novelist)


Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Quotations 6 Anne Morrow Lindbergh


“The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, and choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.”



Anne Morrow Lindbergh (American aviator, author and wife of fellow aviator Charles Lindbergh)



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