Top 100 Stubbornly Quotes

#1. Leo was the only one who had never petitioned Francie for a loan using The Nest as collateral. Jack and Melody and Bea had all asked at one time that she consider an earlier dispersal, but she stubbornly refused.Until Leo's accident.

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

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#2. Save us a day and more! Bruerior repeated stubbornly. Wulfgar wasn't convinced.

R.A. Salvatore

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#3. countered stubbornly. "Besides, I've

Caroline Fyffe

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#4. Those who today always look for disciplinarian solutions, those who long for an exaggerated doctrinal 'security,' those who stubbornly try to recover a past that no longer exists - they have a static and inward-directed view of things. In this way, faith becomes an ideology among other ideologies.

Pope Francis

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#5. He was so drunk that he would have stubbornly denied that he was.

Filippo Bologna

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#6. If a dream stubbornly returns from seemingly weightless nights; then give him your trust.

Kristian Goldmund Aumann

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#7. Neptune can sense that I love him; his multiple desires are perfectly clear to me. What charms me about the whole business is that he stubbornly insists on remaining a dog, whereas his mistress would like to make a gentleman of him.

Muriel Barbery

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#8. He tries to peel the image from the sticky yellow backing, to show her the next time he sees her, but it clings stubbornly, refusing to detach cleanly from the past.

Jhumpa Lahiri

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#9. You can't change the past. You can't even change the future, in the sense that you can only change the present one moment at a time, stubbornly, until the future unwinds itself into the stories of our lives.

Larry Wall

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#10. Where are my blades, Threadwitch?" He stubbornly still spoke in Dalmotti.
So Iseult stubbornly answered in Nomatsi: "Hidden.

Susan Dennard

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#11. You are a practical man, Elijah. You do not moon romantically over Earth's past, despite your healthy interest in it. Nor do you stubbornly embrace the City culture of Earth's present day. We felt that people such as yourself were the ones that could lead Earthmen to the stars once more.

Isaac Asimov

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#12. The surprise, for me, is that the accruing weight of these departures doesn't bury us, and that even the pain of an almost unbearable loss gives way quite quickly to something more distant but still stubbornly gleaming.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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#13. The less people know, the more stubbornly they know it.


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#14. But I don't like him," Emily said stubbornly but lowered her voice. "Don't like how he looks at you."
"How he looks at me?" Shawn repeated.
"Like Bee looks at a pancake.

Alessandra Hazard

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#15. Attraction eludes control so stubbornly that whole societies designed to organize relationships among people cannot keep order, not even when they bind people to one another from childhood and raise them together.

Maxine Hong Kingston

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#16. Each position, each metre of the Soviet territory must be stubbornly defended, to the last drop of blood. We must cling to every inch of Soviet soil and defend it to the end!

Joseph Stalin

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#17. The fundamental problem of political philosophy is still precisely the one that Spinoza saw so clearly (and that Wilhelm Reich rediscovered): Why do men fight for their servitude as stubbornly as though it were their salvation?

Gilles Deleuze

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#18. He sighed heavily and lifted his chin stubbornly, meeting Zane's eyes without flinching. "I didn't just say it to get you to jump. I'm in love with you Zane," he admitted in a calm,clear voice.
"I have been for a while.

Abigail Roux

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#19. He resented our oddness without the rest of the equation. He felt left out even though he knew the stories of the origins. By the transitive property, he shouldn't have liked her since he didn't like her handiwork, but somehow he stubbornly never did that math.

Jamie Mason

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#20. Instead of stubbornly attempting to use surrealism for purposes of subversion, it is necessary to try to make of surrealism something as solid, complete and classic as the works of museums.

Salvador Dali

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#21. The climate stubbornly refuses to co-operate with computer models and the writers of alarmist popular articles and books.

Ian Plimer

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#22. Stubbornly unsolved, and of the laborious and ongoing task of decipherment and translation. For the curious amateur,

Alison Croggon

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#23. I aspire to know when best to walk or eat, which music I need, and how to keep myself sitting as I am now, stubbornly enraptured with doing practically nothing.

James Richardson

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#24. A few people would suffer, but a lot of people would be better off.'
'It's just not right,' said Kevin stubbornly.
'Maybe not. But neither's your way of looking at it. There doesn't have to be a right side and a wrong side. both sides can be right, or both sides can be wrong ...

John Marsden

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#25. But the Achaian men went silently, breathing valor, stubbornly minded each in his heart to stand by the others.


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#26. Ninety eight percent of the time, my husband is sweet. Really sweet. Not the sticky-sweet like cheap candy-chocolates that adhere stubbornly to every crevice in your mouth, but genuine sweet like a Godiva chocolate whose taste lingers long after you have finished relishing it.

Preeti Shenoy

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#27. Character is a lack of doubt, character is stubbornly persevering in an intention no matter how senseless it is, character is a lack of imagination, character is inborn dullness, character is the misfortune of humanity.

Tadeusz Konwicki

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#28. I'm frightend. Of us. I want to go home. O God I to go home." "It's was an accident," said Piggy stubbornly,"and that's that." He touched Ralph's bare shoulder and Ralph shuddered at the human contact.

William Golding

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#29. The idealist and dreamer will stubbornly go down with the ship. The serial innovator grabs the rudder and changes course.

Larry Osborne

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#30. A creative life is an amplified life. It's a bigger life, a happier life, an expanded life, and a hell of a lot more interesting life. Living in this manner - continually and stubbornly bringing forth the jewels that are hidden within you - is a fine art, in and of itself.

Elizabeth Gilbert

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#31. The British Army has a fine tradition of being so distracted by what it is currently up to it stubbornly refuses to look round the corner, let alone into the future.

Patrick Hennessey

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#32. My heart had a crush on him from the moment we met, but it was faint, and the rest of me stubbornly refused to play along.

Jennifer Harrison

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#33. In 1962 one Naga faction had made its peace with the government of India, as had another faction in 1975. But there remained a group stubbornly committed to the idea of an independent and sovereign Nagaland. This was the National Socialist Council of Nagaland, led by Isaak Swu and

Ramachandra Guha

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#34. Whatever it is, / I cannot understand it, / although gratitude / stubbornly overcomes me / until I'm reduced to tears.


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#35. The stubbornly doubter always wants to be heard
by listens to nothing and misconstrues everything.

Toba Beta

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#36. A few more minutes," he said stubbornly.
"No. I just spent the better part of a day sorting through garbage on your behalf. I have other stuff to do. Paid work. Unlike you, I can't survive on air."
(Ghost to Alex)

Lisa Kleypas

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#37. He was neither clever nor sensitive, but he was loyal
stubbornly sometimes, and even annoyingly and stupidly so in later life.

T.H. White

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#38. What of the melancholy, may I ask?"
"Stubbornly persistent, I'm sorry to say."
"If only modest joy were so dogged, eh?"
"You said something there, sir.

Patrick DeWitt

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#39. The distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Alexandra Monir

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#40. If there is any truth in Scripture at all, this is true - that those who stubbornly refuse to submit to the gospel, and to love and obey Jesus Christ, incur at the Last Advent an infinite and irreparable loss. They will pass into a night on which no morning dawns.

David Platt

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#41. The majority of unskilled investors stubbornly hold onto their losses when the losses are small and reasonable. They could get out cheaply, but being emotionally involved and human, they keep waiting and hoping until their loss gets much bigger and costs them dearly.

William O'Neil

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#42. The brain acknowledged the approach of death while the heart stubbornly insisted upon immortality.

Dean Koontz

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#43. That's what time does: We stand stubbornly like rocks while it flows all around us, believing that we are immutable - and all the time we're being carved, and shaped, and whittled away.

Lauren Oliver

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#44. People stubbornly lived their lives as they wanted, without regard to me, to an amazing degree.

Charlaine Harris

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#45. Question everything, even the question mark, that shepherd's crook floating in the air above that small round rock

If you - stubbornly - still wish to be unhappy,
maybe you can grasp it.

Dick Allen

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#46. Pure IQ is stubbornly resistant to improvement after about age eight. But executive functions and the ability to handle stress and manage strong emotions can be improved, sometimes dramatically, well into adolescence and even adulthood.

Paul Tough

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#47. A contentious, belligerent Christian isn't living according to the Spirit but according to the flesh. When we stubbornly insist on our own way and are insensitive to others, peace is not our goal.

Billy Graham

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#48. I've always wanted to tell a story about Lincoln. I saw a paternal father figure; I saw someone who was completely, stubbornly committed to his ideals, to his vision.

Steven Spielberg

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#49. I have let things slip, a thirty-year~old cargo boat
Stubbornly hanging on to my name and address.

Sylvia Plath

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#50. That's what they mean by the love that passeth understanding: that pride, that furious desire to hide that abject nakedness which we bring here with us, carry with us into operating rooms, carry stubbornly and furiously with us into the earth again.

William Faulkner

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#51. The damn hawker nearly caught the bumper." More amazed than angry now, Eve shook her head. "A guy in air boots nearly outran a cop ride. What's the world coming to, Peabody?" Eyes stubbornly shut, Peabody didn't move a muscle. "I'm sorry, sir, you're interrupting my praying.

J.D. Robb

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#52. In adopting a patently false but stubbornly clung-to mythology of human sexuality that makes demons out of natural drives, we've entered a stage of moral sickness, not of moral health.

Jesse Bering

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#53. Like John Major in her wake, Thatcher was convinced that she understood the Scots - yet couldn't understand why we remained so stubbornly resistant towards the notion of understanding her.

Charles Kennedy

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#54. It was too small a step,
somehow, too puny a thing to settle for after having lost so
much. So the courtship continued, and the more Tom came to
despise his job, the more stubbornly he defended his own inertia;
and the more inert he became, the more he despised himself.

Paul Auster

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#55. When someone stubbornly insists that they saw something with their own eyes, i take it as a statement mixed with wishful thinking. As what they want to believe.

Kyung-Sook Shin

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#56. Chase shook his head, his jaw set stubbornly. "You say that our responsibilities to the city have to come first. Not for me. My mate has to come first, every time.

Zoe Chant

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#57. Whoever stubbornly refuses to accept criticism will suddenly be broken beyond repair.


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#58. Sometimes he wondered if women were all lawyers, with an extensive code of Romantic Law that they kept stubbornly hidden from men.

Tessa Dare

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#59. I knew Dionysus must've filled it out, because he stubbornly insisted on getting my name wrong:
Dear _Peter Johnson,

Rick Riordan

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#60. How could I put across to him how it was with me? How much I was driven timorously by a desire to please and yet found myself stubbornly unable to do so by obedience to any values but my own? Since my values were not shared by those around me, I couldn't possibly win.

Barbara Trapido

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#61. In the prosperous household of Sylvie's childhood, Cook was called 'Cook' but Mrs Glover preferred 'Mrs Glover'. It made her irreplaceable. Sylvie still stubbornly referred to her as Cook.

Kate Atkinson

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#62. He saw, on their faces, that stubbornly evasive look ... the look of a man cheating himself of his own consciousness.

Ayn Rand

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#63. needing to be somewhere (now). In fact, he still felt this compulsion. It gnawed stubbornly at

Brian Harmon

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#64. But what if ... what if you sincerely believed something was true, but you were dead wrong? What if you were so stubbornly sure that you were right, that you wouldn't even consider the truth? Would the truth be silenced, or would it try to break through?

Stephenie Meyer

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#65. (Marlowe's) Faustus stubbornly reverts to his atheistic beliefs and continues his elementary pagan re-education ~ the inferno to him is a 'place' invented by men.

E.A. Bucchianeri

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#66. Nothing happened, and time stubbornly refused to pass.

Michel Faber

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#67. Sometimes the only way to win is to cheat,' Aelwyn said stubbornly.
The sisters turned to see what the Sister Superior would do, but Sister Mallory only sighed. 'You are young still, Sister Myrddyn, but one day you will learn that a false victory is a hollow one.

Melissa De La Cruz

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#68. The book, that stubbornly unelectric artifact of pure typography, possesses resources conducive to the flourishing of the soul. A thoughtful reading of the printed text orients one to a world of order, meaning, and the possibility of knowing truth.

Douglas Groothuis

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#69. Of course great politicians are always liable to be wrong about something, and the more people tell them they are wrong, the more stubbornly they defend their error.

Ferdinand Mount

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#70. because he was the man he was, one strong thing came out of the confusion: love. 'Love' had caused him trouble in the recent past, but he went with it anyway, stubbornly holding to the idea that 'love' - whenever and wherever it touched down - was always right.

Andre Alexis

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#71. I deserve a swift kick in the shorts for all the times I've stubbornly wound my way through the library stacks, my mule head leading the way, searching fruitlessly for information a librarian could put in my hands in a matter of minutes.

Michael Perry

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#72. The multifaceted nature of the strong points of the enemy in this brutal warfare calls for nothing less than a global scale collaborative response that is stubbornly radical, yet humanely civil.

Ray Anyasi

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#73. Wise men will change their minds while the foolish stubbornly cling to their pride.

Terron James

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#74. Some fieldmen, and particularly the clever ones, take a perverse pride in not knowing the whole picture. Their art consists in the deft handling of loose ends, and stops there stubbornly.

John Le Carre

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#75. Einstein said that all physicists were aware that the distinctions between past, present, and future were only what he called 'a stubbornly persistent illusion.' Not only did he believe in marvels and wonders, he also believed in the elasticity of time.

Deborah Harkness

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#76. Something doesn't start at its usual time. Something doesn't happen as it should. Someone was always, always here, then suddenly disappeared and stubbornly stays disappeared.

Wislawa Szymborska

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#77. Finally, and almost simultaneously, the children discovered what it was like to be drunk. "Do they like doing this?" gasped Roger, after vomiting copiously. "Yes," said Lyra, in the same condition. "And so do I," she added stubbornly. Lyra

Philip Pullman

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#78. There is no response to stubbornly by many posed the question of the meaning of expeditions in the high mountains. I've never felt the need for such a definition. I walked to mountains and defeated them. That's all.

Jerzy Kukuczka

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#79. My rebelliousness went so deep that, faced with a can of asparagus that instructed me to open at this end, I always, stubbornly, opened it at the other.

Dorothy Gilman

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#80. It was young people who stubbornly insisted on justice, stubbornly refused to accept the world as it is that transformed not just the country but transformed the world.

Barack Obama

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#81. The smell of subjectivity clings to the mechanical definition of complexity as stubbornly as it sticks to the definition of information.

Hans Christian Von Baeyer

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#82. To squander a fortune in public money, billions and billions, stubbornly carrying on with a Concorde we can only sell to ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber

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#83. I gave my word," Crispen said stubbornly.
"You said a McCabe never breaks his word."
Ewan shook his head wearily. "I'm beginning
to regret telling you of things a McCabe
doesn't do. Come, let's sit in the hall so you
can tell me of these adventures of yours.

Maya Banks

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#84. He plants his feet stubbornly, adopting what he must think is an heroic post. He's just begging for a pigeon to fly by and relieve itself.

Libba Bray

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#85. When a faith stubbornly maintained comes into contact with learning, the product of that encounter is always something magnificent, whether it be for good or ill.

Luther Blissett

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#86. The problem is that too often, and in too many ways, current systems of mass education are a catastrophe in themselves. Far from looking to the future, too often they are facing stubbornly towards the past.

Ken Robinson

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#87. It's high time for the art world to admit that the avant-garde is dead. It was killed by my hero, Andy Warhol, who incorporated into his art all the gaudy commercial imagery of capitalism (like Campbell's soup cans) that most artists had stubbornly scorned.

Camille Paglia

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#88. We believe trial judges confronted with disruptive, contumacious, stubbornly defiant defendants must be given sufficient discretion to meet the circumstances in each case.

Hugo Black

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#89. The illusion of design is so successful that to this day most Americans (including, significantly, many influential and rich Americans) stubbornly refuse to believe it is an illusion.

Richard Dawkins

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#90. Fat people often think of themselves solely in terms of the 'neck up.' Their bodies are disowned, alienated, foreign, perhaps stubbornly present but not truly a part of the real self.

Marcia Millman

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#91. If ever a monk got to heaven by his monkery, it was I." "Christ was given, not for picayune and imaginary transgressions, but for mountainous sins; not for one or two, but for all; not for sins that can be discarded, but for sins that are stubbornly ingrained.

Martin Luther

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#92. While Martha's skins fell off her tomatoes like a silk slip off a supermodel, our skins got caught in the deep folds and stuck stubbornly. It was like trying to peel leather pants off of a sweaty, hairy, fat guy.

Josh Kilmer-Purcell

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#93. If you think the most courageous and difficult thing you can do is stubbornly stand your ground, try graciously giving in.

Richelle E. Goodrich

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#94. The core of a scientific lifestyle is to change your mind when faced with information that disagrees with your views, avoiding intellectual inertia, yet many of us praise leaders who stubbornly stick to their views as "strong."

Max Tegmark

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#95. But whatever fate may be mine, I shall not simply say yes to whatever it sends! she vowed stubbornly. If it is not to my liking ... then it is not my fate.

Mercedes Lackey

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#96. For weeks, [Sonia] Sotomayor had seen drafts of Ginsburg's opinion as it circulated among the justices. She knew she was about to be a public target. But she would have the courage of her convictions - perhaps stubbornly, misguidedly - yet with confidence enough to be the one in an 8-1 vote.

Joan Biskupic

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#97. But I remain with Rennie because she too is stubborn, because love requires us to stubbornly imperil each other, to demand that which can't be given and to go on demanding it. Every romance is a war of philosophies; the stakes are the romance itself. And if one person wins, it's all over.

Robert Cohen

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#98. I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.

James Baldwin

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#99. [T]he values to which people cling most stubbornly under inappropriate conditions are those values that were previously the source of their greatest triumphs.

Jared Diamond

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#100. It's always necessary to know when a stage of one's life has ended. If you stubbornly cling to it after the need has passed,you lose the joy and meaning of the rest. And you risk being shaken to your senses by God.

Paulo Coelho

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