Obstinacy Quotes

The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity. Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

Obstinacy is the sister of constancy, at least in vigour and stability. Michel de Montaigne

OBSTINATE, adj. Inaccessible to the truth as it is manifest in the splendor and stress of our advocacy. The popular type and exponent of obstinacy is the mule, a most intelligent animal. Ambrose Bierce

A narrow mind begets obstinacy; we do not easily believe what we cannot see. John Dryden

An obstinate man does not hold opinions, but they hold him. Samuel Butler

Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect. Arthur Schopenhauer

Men of integrity are generally pretty obstinate, in adhering to an opinion once adopted. William Cobbett

Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good. Thomas Browne