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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Stubbornness
 
  A stubborn mind conduces as little to wisdom or even to knowledge as a stubborn temper to happiness.
Southey.    
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  The man who can be compelled knows not how to die.
Seneca.    
  2
  The self-educated are marked by stubborn peculiarities.
Disraeli.    
  3
  Man’s worst ill is stubbornness of heart.
Sophocles.    
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  Mules and human jackasses are proverbially stubborn.
Haliburton.    
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  If men were stubborn just in proportion as they were right, stubbornness would take her seat among the virtues; but men are generally stubborn just in proportion as they are ignorant and wrong.
H. W. Shaw.    
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