11 Total Quotes

Obstinacy Quotes

Henry Ward Beecher
The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.
Henry Ward Beecher
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Arthur Schopenhauer
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Laurence Sterne
Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one
Laurence Sterne
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Harriet Stowe, ,
The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.
Harriet Stowe, ,
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The enemy was too strong for me, but he was severely punished for his obstinacy. His casualties were more than quadruple mine.
John Buford
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Edmund Burke
They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.
Edmund Burke
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Who is so deaf or so blind as he that willfully will neither hear nor see?
English Proverb
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George Eliot
Certainly, the mistakes that we male and female mortals make when we have our own way might fairly raise some wonder that we're so fond of it.
George Eliot
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He says NO! in thunder; but the Devil himself cannot make him say yes.
Herman Melville
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Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good
Thomas Sr.
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W. Somerset Maugham
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
W. Somerset Maugham
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