35+ Best Stubborn Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational stubborn quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Stubborn Quotes

Never lose hope, be persistent and stubborn and never give up. There are many instances in history where apparent losers suddenly turn out to be winners unexpectedly, so you should never conclude all hope is lost. – Theodore Kaczynski

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

A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country. – E. W. Howe

Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable. – Mark Twain

All my problems bow before my stubbornness. – Amit Kalantri

Obstinacy is a fault of temperament. Stubbornness and intolerance of contradiction result from a special kind of egotism, which elevates above everything else the pleasure of its autonomous intellect, to which others must bow. – Carl von Clausewitz

Be stubborn and persist, and trust yourself on what you love. You have to trust what you love. – Carolee Schneemann

Smallness of mind is the cause of stubbornness, and we do not credit readily what is beyond our view. – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Stubbornness can be another name for self-confidence. – Unknown

You don’t stay undefeated without being a little stubborn. – Andre Ward

Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth. – Joseph Joubert

There’s none so blind as those who will not listen. – Neil Gaiman

Stubbornness is the strength of the weak. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of this world. – Jack Gilbert

I’m stubborn; once I start something, I want to see how far I can go. – Oksana Masters

It takes a special kind of stubbornness to succeed as an entrepreneur. – Sophia Amoruso

Being stubborn can be a good thing. Being stubborn can be a bad thing. It just depends on how you use it. – Willie Aames

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. – Joe Nichols

Stubborn people get themselves in a lot of trouble, but they also get things done. – Anna Paquin

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

Ironically, some of our most stubborn habits and disorders are products of our plasticity. – Norman Doidge

Obstinacy is ever most positive when it is most in the wrong. – Suzanne Curchod Necker

If men were stubborn just in proportion as they were right, stubbornness would take her seat among the virtues; but men are generally stubborn just in proportion as they are ignorant and wrong. – Josh Billings

In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid. – Simone de Beauvoir

Stubbornly persist, and you will find that the limits of your stubbornness go well beyond the stubbornness of your limits. – Robert Brault

You can hate a person with your whole body, but love is a stubborn thing, it clings on in your heart. – Anna Maxted

Stubbornness is a positive quality of presidential leadership – if you’re right about what you’re stubborn about. – Douglas Brinkley

I am very outspoken, can be pretty stubborn at times and also very straightforward. I am pretty

A stubborn mind conduces as little to wisdom or even to knowledge, as a stubborn temper to happiness. – Robert Southey

Pettiness of mind, ignorance and presumption are the cause of stubbornness, because stubborn people only want to believe what they themselves can imagine, and they can imagine very few things. – Madeleine de Souvre

You need a stubborn belief in an idea in order to see it realised. – James Dyson

The only person you are fighting is yourself and your stubbornness to engage in new circumstances. – Jon Krakauer

The stubbornness of a weak man should never be underestimated. The weak tend to be very stubborn when they’ve decided on something. – Frederick Forsyth

Stubbornness is a virtue if you are right. – Tony Dungy

Obstinacy is the sister of constancy, at least in vigor and stability. – Michel de Montaigne

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