bullheadedness


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I am extremely particular and strongly opinionated when it comes to playwriting, and I did not want to endanger Ryan's and my relationship with my bullheadedness as writer.
Few of the major columnists in the hockey world expected the lockout to draw on as long as it has, seemingly underestimating the bullheadedness of each side.
I am getting old so I'm kind of set in my ways and have a certain amount of bullheadedness. Many times when doing a project I want to do it my way rather than the way the maker recommends.
Paul Quinn College may not be out of the woods yet, but through a combination of vision, bullheadedness, and the kind of charisma that begets donations and good will (Sorrell is also a Texas bundler for President Obama), he has steered the college from the brink of closing to its new perch as an emerging national and community leader.
Well my mother-in-law always said that there was no pill of stupidity and I now suspect that there is also not for self-centeredness, self-delusion and bullheadedness.
Despite our bullheadedness we are pretty good at talking and compromising.
Yet for all of his unabashed bullheadedness, those who knew him say he was very humble, could never be accused of any self-grandisement, and would shrug off anyone else's attempt to label him with superlatives that even hinted of greatness, including the title "Father of Statehood."
But Blanchet's luck held and his acts of stamina, bravery, and bullheadedness are no less legendary than Hornby's, except that he kept returning from yet another impossible venture with such regularity that his exploits became routine.
The Palestinian people are truly desperate, both in Gaza, where Hamas remains firmly in charge despite US/Israeli pressure and its own bullheadedness, and in the Occupied West Bank, where Abbas continues to rule at the pleasure of Olmert.
There are seasons, too, when we disagree and relations cool until our love catches up to our bullheadedness. But that business about blood being thicker than water holds a lot of truth.
In a stupefying display of ideological bullheadedness, the Bush administration is now targeting unmarried adults up to age 29 as part of its abstinence-only initiative.
But unlike her fellow enthusiasts, who may fantasise about spending their days running their own beauty firm, Louise has had the bullheadedness and foresight to not only get Naked off the ground but also to talk the biggest name in high street health and cosmetic retailing into signing her up to an exclusive deal.
But despite having made enemies through his fearless writing and bullheadedness, Rush was an esteemed physician and friend of many--both rich and poor alike.
These forces were threatening the domestics to the point where both sides knew some progress simply had to be made and that served to defang the militancy and bullheadedness that have characterized negotiations heretofore.