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 Francois Hollande - “After what happened yesterday -- notably at the Sorbonne -- with these images of brutality, I ask the government to end its obstinacy and stubbornness and open talks toward withdrawing this law.”  
 Thomas Sr. - “Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good”  
 Laurence Sterne - “Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one”  
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “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.”  
 John Erskine - “That which is called firmness in a king is called obstinacy in a donkey”  
 Proverb - “The robes of lawyers are lined with the obstinacy of clients”  
 Man Ray - “One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy.”  
 Michel Eyquem de Montaigne - “Obstinacy is the sister of constancy, at least in vigor and stability.”  
 Edmund Burke - “They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.”  
 John Buford - “The enemy was too strong for me, but he was severely punished for his obstinacy. His casualties were more than quadruple mine.”  
 Laurence Sterne - “Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause,and of obstinacy in a bad one.”  
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “RESOLUTE, adj. Obstinate in a course that we approve.”  
 Ambrose Gwinett Bierce - “OBSTINATE, adj. Inaccessible to the truth as it is manifest in the splendor and stress of our advocacy.”  
 Arthur Schopenhauer - “Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.”  
 Henry Ward Beecher - “The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.”