How many times have we said or heard someone complaining about another person being stubborn? Read some of the quotes on stubbornness and famous quotations and sayings too!

Stubbornness Quotes

Very often, we come across stubborn or rigid people who just donít want to accept facts and donít mind getting into a heated argument just to prove that they are right. Some of the web definitions describe stubbornness as the trait of being difficult to handle /overcome or resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires. Stubbornness is a property that makes living hard! Go ahead and become more familiar about stubbornness with some of these popular quotations and sayings.

There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.

- Indira Gandhi

Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.

- J. G. Holland

It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.

- Epictetus

Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.

- Herodotus

I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.

- Thomas Hardy

The idea of God is the sole wrong for which I cannot forgive mankind.

- Marquis de Sade

In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid.

- Simone de Beauvoir

I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.

- Andrew Carnegie

I am still of opinion that only two topics can be of the least interest to a serious and studious mood - sex and the dead.

- William Butler Yeats

Not everybody is perfect, and I don't think we should be looking for perfect people.

- Simon Cowell

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.

- John Adams

If you haven't turned rebel by twenty you've got no heart; if you haven't turned establishment by thirty you've got no brains!

- Kevin Spacey

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.

- C.S. Lewis

I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.

- Ella Fitzgerald

I say to you quite frankly that the time for racial discrimination is over.

- Jimmy Carter

If I am shot at, I want no man to be in the way of the bullet.

- Andrew Johnson

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

- John D. Rockefeller

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.

- Rabindranath Tagore

I don't need bodyguards. I'm from the South Bronx.

- Steve McQueen

We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.

- Queen Victoria

I will not take "but" for an answer.

- Langston Hughes

Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning.

- Aldous Huxley

A traitor is everyone who does not agree with me.

- George III

I know of no higher fortitude than stubbornness in the face of overwhelming odds.

- Louis Nizer

Authority poisons everybody who takes authority on himself.

- Golda Meir

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.

- Anne Lamott

Now I can go back to being ruthless again.

- Robert Kennedy

People say I am ruthless. I am not ruthless. And if I find the man who is calling me ruthless, I shall destroy him.

- Robert Kennedy

You wanna get the truth out of me, get me hammered.

- Ron White

God forgive you, but I never can.

- Elizabeth I

A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.

- Edgar Watson Howe

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