„Every solution to every problem is simple. It's the distance between the two where the mystery lies.“

—  Derek Landy, Skulduggery Pleasant

Quelle: Skulduggery Pleasant

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irischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor 1974

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„And that’s another reason I don’t want contact between your species and mine. You’re all Crazy Eddies. You think every problem has a solution.“

—  Larry Niven, buch The Mote in God's Eye

Quelle: The Mote in God's Eye (1974), Chapter 37 “History Lesson” (p. 370; spoken by an alien to an earthman)

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„Think about every problem, every challenge, we face. The solution to each starts with education.“

—  George H. W. Bush American politician, 41st President of the United States 1924 - 2018

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„The solution lies in secrecy,” said Medra. “But so does the problem.“

—  Ursula K. Le Guin American writer 1929 - 2018

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„… an optimistic mind-set finds dozens of possible solutions for every problem that the pessimist regards as incurable.“

—  Robert Anton Wilson American author and polymath 1932 - 2007

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„Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.“

—  H.L. Mencken American journalist and writer 1880 - 1956

The portion after the second semicolon is widely paraphrased or misquoted. Two examples are "For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong" and "There is always an easy solution to every human problem -- neat, plausible, and wrong."
Quelle: "The Divine Afflatus" in New York Evening Mail (16 November 1917); later published in Prejudices: Second Series (1920) and A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)

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—  Jack McDevitt American novelist, Short story writer 1935

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