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intransigent
used in Atlas Shrugged

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stubborn — especially with regard to opinion or plans
  • We're in for a very difficult time, and I would hate to see you suffer the consequences of his intransigent attitude.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (75% in)
  • The life of a man of ability who might have perished in that catastrophe, but will escape the next one, which I'll prevent-a man who has an intransigent mind and an unlimited ambition, and is in love with his own life .... the kind of man who is what we were when we started, you and I. You gave him up.
    2.9 Part 2 Chapter 9 — The Face Without Pain or Fear or Guilt (12% in)
  • An intransigent devotion to the pursuit of truth, Miss Taggart?
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (49% in)
  • Have you heard the moralists and the art lovers of the centuries talk about the artist's intransigent devotion to the pursuit of truth?
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (49% in)
  • You have seen the Atlantis they were seeking, it is here, it exists-but one must enter it naked and alone, with no rags from the falsehoods of centuries, with the purest clarity of mind-not an innocent heart, but that which is much rarer: an intransigent mind-as one's only possession and key.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (96% in)
  • Then, written across the enormous page, stopping time, as a last message to the world and to the world's motor which was New York, she saw the lines of a sharp, intransigent handwriting: Brother, you asked for it!
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (31% in)
  • It is the answers to such questions that gave you everything you have-and the answers came from a man's mind, a mind of intransigent devotion to that which is right.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (24% in)
  • Do not lose your knowledge that man's proper estate is an upright posture, an intransigent mind and a step that travels unlimited roads.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (99% in)

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