It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.
There's none so blind as those who will not listen.
There's a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination.
The less people know, the more stubbornly they know it.
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence: nor is the law less stable than the fact.
A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.
A MAN WITH A CONVICTION is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him facts or figures and he questions your sources. Appeal to logic and he fails to see your point.
I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds.
Obstinacy is the sister of constancy, at least in vigor and stability.
Stubbornness is the strength of the weak.
In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid.
A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country
Stubbornness and ignorance and determination are a very fine line from each other. I'm a very stubborn person, but not so stubborn that I can't learn new things and meet new people, but I have a one-track mind.
A lot of my branding has come from stubbornness - I knew what I liked. I knew what I wanted to do.
The stubbornness I had as a child has been transmitted into perseverance. I can let go but I don't give up. I don't beat myself up about negative things.
You don't get to decide," she said, "where I go, or when." "I know." His voice was ragged. "I've always known that about you. I don't know why I had to fall in love with someone who's more stubborn than I am.
I don't know why I had to fall in love with someone who's more stubborn than I am.
If people ask me for the ingredients of success, I say one is talent, two is stubbornness or determination, and third is sheer luck. You have to have two out of the three. Any two will probably do.
Mules and human jackasses are proverbially stubborn.
Obstinacy is ever most positive when it is most in the wrong.
A stubborn mind conduces as little to wisdom or even to knowledge, as a stubborn temper to happiness
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.
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