- n an absence of concern for the welfare of others
- Parson Stubbs had passed the hat before Speaker Byrns mustered up sufficient hardheartedness to point out that it was strictly against the House rules to take up a collection on .
- Elisabet too, as her life wore on, was accorded the proud indulgence which is often, after years of hardheartedness, given the local genius.
- Chairman Jesse Jones explained RFC's hardheartedness as simply that "a matter of principle is involved.
- Franklin D Roosevelt in Washington Post
Hardheadedness will not so easily excuse hardheartedness,Roosevelt said in 1937. "We realize that there can be no era of good feeling save among men of goodwill."