Quotes by obstinate

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  • A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    An obstinate person does not hold opinions; they hold them.
  • Benigno Aquino III
    Benigno Aquino III
    Filipino politician 1960-
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    I've been called 'hardheaded,' 'obstinate,' 'unreasonable,' etc.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
    Mary Wollstonecraft
    British feministisch writer 1759-1797
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    Life is obstinate and clings closest where it is most hated.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Metaphysics means nothing but an unusually obstinate effort to think clearly.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    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.
  • Allan Bloom
    Allan Bloom
    American writer 1930-1992
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    The liberally educated person is one who is able to resist the easy and preferred answers, not because he is obstinate but because he knows others worthy of consideration.
  • Lord Longford
    Lord Longford
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    The male sex still constitute in many ways the most obstinate vested interest one can find.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    There is nothing more likely to drive a man mad, than the being unable to get rid of the idea of the distinction between right and wrong, and an obstinate, constitutional preference of the true to the agreeable.
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    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.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    What is exciting is not for one person to be stronger than the other... but for two people to have met their match and yet they are equally as stubborn, as obstinate, as passionate, as crazy as the other.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone.
  • William Hogarth
    William Hogarth
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    You know I won't turn over a new leaf I am so obstinate, but then I am no less obstinate in being your affectionate Husband.
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