10 Quotes About Stubbornness

  • "Irresolution is a worse vice than rashness. He that shoots best may sometimes miss the mark; but he that shoots not at all can never hit it. Irresolution loosens all the joints of a state; like an ague, it shakes not this nor that limb, but all the body is at once in a fit. The irresolute man is lifted from one place to another; so hatcheth nothing, but addles all his actions."

    - Owen Feltham
    Topics: Stubbornness


  • "There is a difference between a fleshly stubbornness and a godly perseverance. The former insists on getting one's will done in heaven, and the latter determines to get God's will done on earth."

    - William Thrasher
    Topics: Stubbornness, Perseverance


  • "A lowly person is a teachable person, easily entreated and open to explanation. Many of our spirits are too arrogant: they can teach others but can never themselves be taught. Many possess a stubborn spirit: they stick to their opinions even if they realize they are wrong."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Humility, Stubbornness


  • "There is nothing progressive about being pig headed and refusing to admit a mistake."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Stubbornness


  • "The Christian dare not entertain the slightest self-confidence, self-satisfaction or self-joy, as though he could trust his flesh."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Stubbornness, Self-confidence


  • "The greatest mistake any Christian can make is to substitute his own will for the will of God."

    - Harry Ironside
    Topics: Selfishness, Stubbornness


  • "He who stands upon his own strength will never stand."

    - Thomas Brooks
    Topics: Stubbornness, Strength


  • "Those who follow the Lord must be brought to the place of no confidence in the flesh. They must confess they can originate no good idea and must admit they possess no power to fulfill the Holy Spirit's work."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Holy Spirit, Stubbornness, Self-confidence


  • "If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you."

    - Peter Marshall
    Topics: Stubbornness


  • "A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them."

    - John C. Maxwell
    Topics: Humility, Stubbornness



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