Quotations On Obstinacy

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

Obstinacy is ever most positive when it is most in the wrong.—Madame Necker.

People first abandon reason, and then become obstinate; and the deeper they are in error the more angry they are.—Blair.

An obstinate man does not hold opinions, but they hold him.—Pope.

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

Most other passions have their periods of fatigue and rest, their suffering and their cure; but obstinacy has no resource, and the first wound is mortal.—Thomas Paine.

Narrowness of mind is often the cause of obstinacy; we do not easily believe beyond what we see.—La Rochefoucauld.

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. —Henry Ward Beecher