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It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid.
Simone de Beauvoir
One arrives at style only with atrocious effort, with fanatical and devoted stubbornness.
There's a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination.
A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.
E. W. Howe
A lot of my branding has come from stubbornness - I knew what I liked. I knew what I wanted to do.
I think my stubbornness, hardheadedness and stupidity is what has allowed me to play for 20 years.
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.
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.
I don't think I have the stomach Veronica has. I think I have the determination and the stubbornness and a little bit of the go-get-em. But I think I'm about 20 percent more girl than Veronica is. There's a lot of Veronica that hits home with me, the sort of feisty area. But I think that I have a little bit more girl. I'd scream my head off if I saw a body in the freezer.
I think people should try to teach young children that these qualities - stubbornness and a capacity to listen - might look like they are opposites, but they are not.
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