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Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.
The French courage proceeds from vanity--the German from phlegm--the Turkish from fanaticism & opium--the Spanish from pride--the ...
Firmness yclept in heroes, kings and seamen,
That is, when they succeed; but greatly blamed
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General scepticism is the live mental attitude of refusing to conclude. It is a permanent torpor of the will, renewing itself in d ...
Youth enters the world with very happy prejudices in her own favour. She imagines herself not only certain of accomplishing every ...
One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy.
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
My father was a gentleman of many virtues,--but he had a strong spice of that in his temper which might, or might not, add to the ...
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