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.
Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good
Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one
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.
That which is called firmness in a king is called obstinacy in a donkey
The robes of lawyers are lined with the obstinacy of clients
One of the satisfactions of a genius is his will-power and obstinacy.
Obstinacy is the sister of constancy, at least in vigor and stability.
They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.
The enemy was too strong for me, but he was severely punished for his obstinacy. His casualties were more than quadruple mine.
Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause,and of obstinacy in a bad one.
RESOLUTE, adj. Obstinate in a course that we approve.
OBSTINATE, adj. Inaccessible to the truth as it is manifest in the splendor and stress of our advocacy.
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.