Stubborn Quotes

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Rick Riordan
“It's useless to lecture a human.”
Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

Robert A. Heinlein
“Never try to outstubborn a cat.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love

Stephen King
“She can't help it,' he said. 'She's got the soul of a poet and the emotional makeup of a junkyard dog.”
Stephen King, Under the Dome

Shannon Hale
“I don't know how you persist in being so stubborn-"
"It's a superpower. I was bitten by a radioactive mule.”
Shannon Hale, The Actor and the Housewife

Shannon L. Alder
“Accomplishments don’t erase shame, hatred, cruelty, silence, ignorance, discrimination, low self-esteem or immorality. It covers it up, with a creative version of pride and ego. Only restitution, forgiving yourself and others, compassion, repentance and living with dignity will ever erase the past.”
Shannon L. Alder

Maya Banks
“I'm not stubborn. My way is just better.”
Maya Banks, Rush

Alessandra Torre
“The heart is stubborn. It holds onto love despite what sense and emotion tells it. And it is often, in the battle of those three, the most brilliant of all.”
Alessandra Torre

“The world is full of men who want to be right, when actually the secret of a man's strength and his pathway to true honor is his ability to admit fault when he has failed. God wants to fill the church with men who can say they are wrong when THEY ARE WRONG. A man who is willing to humble himself before God and his family and say:"I was wrong." will find that his family has all the confidence in the world in him and will much more readily follow him. If he stubbornly refuses to repent or admit he was wrong, their confidence in him and in his leadership erodes.”
Jim Anderson, Unmasked: Exposing the Cultural Sexual Assault

Tom Rob Smith
“There's nothing more stubborn than a fact. That is why you hate them so much. They offend you.”
Tom Rob Smith, Child 44

“Well, I'm stubborn and wrong, but at least I know it.”
Vanessa Carlton

Amit Kalantri
“All my problems bow before my stubbornness.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Sherrilyn Kenyon
“You stubborn bastard. Take it from someone who knows firsthand, there’s a lot to be said for forgiveness. Grudges seldom hurt anyone except the one bearing them."
"And there’s a lot to be said for knocking enemies upside their heads and cracking skulls open."
Ash & Urian”
Sherrilyn Kenyon, One Silent Night

C. JoyBell C.
“People think I am strong. I am not strong. There is a difference between a strong person and a stubborn person who just won't put her sword down. I am the latter. Again and again and again... pick the sword up, pick the sword up, pick the sword up...”
C. JoyBell C.

Michael Bassey Johnson
“A little inhumanity does not describe you as heartless, rather, it is a way of telling others that you have a heart that can get angry.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Toba Beta
“One-track mind easily predicted.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Toba Beta
“The stubbornly doubter always wants to be heard
by listens to nothing and misconstrues everything.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Markus Zusak
“You should know it yourself- a young man is still a boy, and a boy sometimes has the right to be stubborn.”
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Will Advise
“#Cats are marvelous creatures - they either adapt to circumstances, or decide to make circumstances adapt to them. Either way - they win.”
Will Advise, Nothing is here...

Toba Beta
“Smartass Disciple: Master, why do some people so stubborn and unruly ?
Master of Stupidity: Only when you want them do according to your wish.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Shawn Maravel
“To be fair, you can tell me what you think of me,” Max offered. “I didn’t mean to offend you. I was just making a few observations.”
“How could I possibly know enough about you to make a proper judgment?” His tone was harsher than he’d anticipated. “You’ve taken a stranger into your home without so much as a second thought and offered everything but your bed. Crazy comes to mind. Suicidal maybe.”
Max leaned forward in her chair, readying her defenses. “Excuse me?”
“I don’t mean to sound ungrateful here but please remember that you don’t know me. I appreciate all that you’ve done but that doesn’t entitle you to judge me.”
“I wasn’t judging you,” she bit back. “But maybe you’re right. I don’t think I thought this through at all.”
Shawn Kirsten Maravel, The Wanderer

Will Advise
“People skills are useless with cats, because cats are immune to training, and do whatever they decide in any situation... And most importantly they aren’t human.”
Will Advise, Nothing is here...

“Ned looked down gravely at the sword in his hands. “This is no toy for children, least of all for a girl. What would Septa Mordane say if she knew you were playing with swords?”

“I wasn’t playing,” Arya insisted. “I hate Septa Mordane.”

“That’s enough.” Her father’s voice was curt and hard. “The septa is doing no more than is her duty, though gods know you have made it a struggle for the poor woman. Your mother and I have charged her with the impossible task of making you a lady.”
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Chloe Neill
“I will have both of you," he said. "My Sentinel and my city. And the GP will learn exactly how stubborn we both can be.”
Chloe Neill, Wild Things

Will Advise
“With all the global warming going around nowadays, it would only take the stubbornness of a mule and the patience of a sitting duck to achieve what no man has ever done before – namely melt the ice in a wax figure’s beaten heart that was chopped off and hidden 50 meters under the polar ice caps in Alaska, to protect it from feeling.”
Will Advise, Nothing is here...

“Sorry Elias, I can't hear you, there’s a door in the way.”
Jonathan Sims, The Magnus Archives: Season 3

“Have you seen the anger and outrage shown by people who don't want to accept the truth. It is because , they now realize that they had been lying to themselves. They have no one to blame, but themselves for being fools.”
De philosopher DJ Kyos

Daniel Thorman
“Whereas a horse might willingly undertake whatever it was trained to do, a mule would sometimes decide that it knew better.”
Daniel Thorman, Chaos in the Caravan

“Many relationships are ruined when one is not able to admit they were wrong.”
Charles F Glassman

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“It’s not that we don’t have the answer. It’s that we don’t have the answer that we want. And until we get that, our stance is that we don’t have the answer.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“We believe that we’re listening. But what we’re most often listening to is the voice in our head that’s telling us not to listen. Therefore, we listen so as to hear nothing.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

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