I regret many follies which sprang from my obstinancy; but without that trait I would not have reached my goal.
Fools and obstinate men make rich lawyers.
Obstinate, adj. Inaccessible to the truth as it is manifest in the splendor and stress of our advocacy.
Resolute, adj. Obstinate in a course that we approve.
Bigot, n. One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain.
Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.
An obstinate man does not hold opinions, but they hold him.
There is no bigotry like that of “free thought” run to seed.
The mind of the bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour upon it, the more it will contract.
Love is the only fire that is hot enough to melt the iron obstinacy of a creatures’s will.