Stubbornness Quotes

There is nothing in the world more stubborn than a corpse: you can hit it, you can knock it to pieces, but you cannot convince it.

— Alexander Herzen

When things take a long time, I just get really stubborn.

— Britney Spears

As the facts change, change your thesis. Don’t be a stubborn mule, or you’ll get killed.

— Barry Sternlicht

As a teenager, I was perpetually grounded. I was stubborn rather than rebellious.

— Bryce Dallas Howard

Lovers often invest their first meetings with retrospective significance, as if to try to conjure the elements of the numinous out of the stubborn witness of the everyday.

— Christopher Hitchens

I’m a very, very stubborn man.

— Dave Van Ronk

I was told ‘no’ a lot when I first got to Nashville, but I’m pretty stubborn! That’s one of my faults and qualities.

— Dustin Lynch

During my early years, I was mercurially lively, always in motion, spilling over with pranks, impertinent and precocious, and, at the same time, intractably stubborn and angry if anything went against my will.

— Edith Stein

I was a stubborn cuss, and I made some mistakes.

— Earl Butz

Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

I had that stubborn streak, the Irish in me I guess.

— Gregory Peck

Being stubborn has helped, being selfish is not a bad thing.

— Herbie Mann

When you are full of pride on the inside, it makes you stiff, stubborn, and creates strife with others.

— John C. Maxwell

If the Philippines secure their independence after heroic and stubborn conflicts, they can rest assured that neither England, nor Germany, nor France, and still less Holland, will dare to take up what Spain has been unable to hold.

— Jose Rizal

I have been stubborn and getting into trouble since I was 2, but I learned how to redirect that into good causes.

— Julia Butterfly Hill

For one, I think as a missionary you gotta be stubborn. And you gotta try to be persuasive.

— Jeff Flake

I’m a typical Capricorn. I’m hardworking, loyal, sometimes stubborn, and I don’t believe in astrology.

— Jonah Peretti

Aggressive female icons have been chronically demeaned… It’s fine for male artists to be angry – they’re encouraged to outwardly express their aggression – but women? I’ve been painted as an aggressive Feminazi because I’m blunt, stubborn, independent, forthright.

— Lydia Lunch

I always do my own stunts, as much as possible. I’m a little stubborn about it.

— Laura Vandervoort

Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.

— Mark Twain

I am… stubborn, and I admit it, so it’s OK.

— Mila Kunis

I’m probably less volatile and tempestuous than a lot of Aries, but I think I’m probably quite loud and outgoing and passionate. Maybe a bit difficult or stubborn.

— Mackenzie Davis

I’m a stubborn guy that loses his temper, sometimes driving the station wagon in the wrong direction for hours and hours and never admitting that he’s gone the wrong way.

— Matt Berninger

We are stubborn, self-destructive conformists. Any other view of our species is just a self-congratulatory delusion.

— Michael Crichton

I loved France, although I initially thought they were stubborn for always speaking French.

— Olivia De Havilland

I like stubborn players. At least they have an opinion. If they are right or wrong, this doesn’t matter for me.

— Ruud Gullit

They say that I’m stubborn, and my wife says that, too, but it’s paid off so far.

— Sugar Ray Leonard

I’m sort of contrary and stubborn sometimes. When everybody says, ‘You have to read this book! You have to read this book!’ I’m like ‘Oh, I’ll get around to it.’

— Viggo Mortensen
Stubbornness Quotes

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