Quotation Explorer - 'Obstinacy'

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
The obstinacy on which power is based is never so fragile as in the moment of its triumph. - Italo Calvino
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
[Optimism is] the obstinacy of maintaining that everything is best when it is worst. - Voltaire
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
Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong felling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.
Revolutions arise from obstinacy. People are dissatisfied with what they are told and they develop new ideas. - Dirk Kurbjuweit
If you deal obstinacy with obstinacy in this world; resolution will not come. Simplicity against obstinacy will bring about resolution. - Dada Bhagwan
What is it that doesn’t allow you to go to moksha? Obstinacy! - Dada Bhagwan
Flowing egoism is not objectionable but if it is caught-up even a little-bit; it is known as obstinacy. Flowing egoism is dramatic egoism. It is not problematic. - Dada Bhagwan
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