Obstinacy Quotes

Love is the only fire that is hot enough to melt the iron obstinacy of a creatures' will

Alexander MacLaren

My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.

Oscar Wilde

Few men are so obstinate in their atheism, that a pressing danger will not compel them to the acknowledgement of a divine power.

Plato

Obstinacy and vehemency in opinion are the surest proofs of stupidity.

Bernard Barton

A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.

Edgar Watson Howe

That which is called firmness in a king is called obstinacy in a donkey.

John Erskine

Most other passions have their periods of fatigue and rest, their suffering and their cure; but obstinacy has n (Quote by - resource, and the first wound is mortal.

Thomas Paine

Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.

Robert Peel

Never suffer your courage to exert itself in fierceness, your resolution in obstinacy, your wisdom in cunning, nor your patience in sullenness and despair.

Charles Palmer

We often credit ourselves with vices the reverse of what we have, thus when weak we boast of our obstinacy.

François de la Rochefoucauld

True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.

Akhenaton

Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Passions often produce their contraries: avarice sometimes leads to prodigality, and prodigality to avarice; we are often obstinate through weakness and daring though timidity.

François de la Rochefoucauld

Metaphysics means nothing but an unusually obstinate effort to think clearly.

William James

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Updated On : April 06, 2011
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