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.
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid.
And obstinacy is the sister of constancy, at least in vigour and stability.
Stubbornness is the strength of the weak.
A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country
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.
None so blind as those who will not see.
But time has a way of demonstrating the most stubborn are the most intelligent.
None so blind as those who won't see.
They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.
I promise I shall never give up, and that I'll die yelling & laughing.
Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.
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.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.
I'm not stubborn. My way is just better.
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
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.
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.