# Problem Solving in Math Quotes

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A GREAT discovery solves a great problem but there is a grain of discovery in any problem. George Polya

It has been proven time and time again in countless studies that students who actively participate in arts education are twice as likely to read for pleasure, have strengthened problem-solving and critical thinking skills, are four times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement, four times more likely to participate in a math and science fair.... Quincy Jones

Environment-based education produces student gains in social studies, science, language arts, and math; improves standardized test scores and grade-point averages; and develops skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making. Richard Louv

People in good moods are better at inductive reasoning and creative problem solving. Peter Salovey

It is the duty of all teachers, and of teachers of mathematics in particular, to expose their students to problems much more than to facts. Paul Halmos

There has to be a measure of difficulty or problem-solving in travel for it to be worthwhile. Paul Theroux

Science, in the very act of solving problems, creates more of them. Abraham Flexner

In mathematics, the art of asking questions is more valuable than solving problems. Georg Cantor

In my experience, the worst thing you can do to an important problem is to discuss it. Simon Gray

The creative process is probably closest to problem solving, but it differs from it in a number of ways. In problem solving the immediate goal is a specific one ... in the creative process there is no such clear goal. Anne Roe

I'm someone who doesn't believe in making my problems other people's problems. Tom Cruise

The value of a problem is not so much coming up with the answer as in the ideas and attempted ideas it forces on the would be solver. Israel Nathan Herstein

When I was in school I liked math because all the problems had answers. Everything else seemed very subjective. Lisa Randall

If a married couple with children has fifteen minutes of uninterrupted, non-logistical, non-problem-solving talk every day, I would put them in the top 5% of all married couples. It's an extraordinary achievement. William J Doherty

If we can fall in love with serving people, creating value, solving problems, building valuable connections and doing work that matters, it makes it far more likely we're going to do important work Seth Godin

Executive producers don't have to do anything. Nor do any kind of producers. They just sit around on deck chairs watching stuff, and if it gets cold, they leave. Actually I suppose as a producer you've got to be involved in helping out with solving problems. Russell Brand

If you had a free society you couldn't get people to go to war, if you had an intelligent type of upbringing in ones children. They would say; There must be many other ways of solving problems other then killing people. Jacque Fresco

The first and foremost duty of the high school in teaching mathematics is to emphasize methodical work in problem solving...The teacher who wishes to serve equally all his students, future users and nonusers of mathematics, should teach problem solving so that it is about one-third mathematics and two-thirds common sense. George Polya

Creating is no problem - problem solving is not creating. Robert Fritz

It was like being given a maths problem when your brain's exhausted, and you know there's some far-off solution, but you can't work up the energy even to give it a go. Something in me just gave up. Kazuo Ishiguro

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