obstinacy quotes - 10 of
Who is so deaf or so blind as he
That wilfully will neither hear nor see?
I have seen this people, how stiff-necked they are.
Still bent to make some port he knows not where,
Still standing for some false impossible shore.
[He] has a brilliant mind until it is made up.
Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.
They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.
For every why he had a wherefore.
Firmness yclept in heroes, kings and seamen,
That is, when they succeed; but greatly blamed ...
Persistence in a single view has never been regarded as a merit in political leaders.
Men of integrity are generally pretty obstinate, in adhering to an opinion once adopted.
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