Intention Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Intention

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Superfund was passed with the good intention of cleaning up America's toxic waste sites.
~By Fred Thompson ~


In laughter we always find an unavowed intention to humiliate and consequently to correct our neighbour.
~By Henri Bergson ~


Now, the United Nations is an organization that I believe was founded with good intentions. As a matter of fact, a prominent Tennessean named Cordell Hull was very involved with it.
~By Zach Wamp ~


The remarks about my reaching the age of Social Security and coming to the end of the road, they jolted me. And that was good. Because I sure as hell had no intention of just sitting around for the rest of my life. So I'd whip out the paints and really go to it.
~By Norman Rockwell ~


I don't believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don't judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


Back in the 1960s, the number of deaths each year from unintentional poisoning was 15 times greater than it is today.
~By Hal Stratton ~


Let them be reassured, it has never been one of our intentions to ban religion in society, but solely to protect the national education system from any conspicuous display of religious affiliation.
~By Jean-Pierre Raffarin ~


One cannot help being impressed by the protesters. They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


I suppose no man becomes a pocket hunter by first intention.
~By Mary Austin ~


I've got absolutely no intention of ever going to play at another club.
~By Steven Gerrard ~


I love being irreverent. But I hate being irrelevant. I love being irreverent because at the end of the day your actions belie your intentions.
~By Esai Morales ~


One of the most amazing things I got from the film, so much green screen, there are so many moments and it really taught me about how important it is to have an intention when flying, when going somewhere and having an intention.
~By Brandon Routh ~


Our intention is to give people, however you might stylize it, a tax cut or a pay raise.
~By Paul O'Neill ~


I had, before I went to college, I had taken a few years off after high school and really had, I guess in those days, I had no intentions of going to college.
~By Duane G. Carey ~


My hatred is a thousand times more powerful than all your good intentions.
~By Jim Goad ~


Families are the tie that reminds us of yesterday, provide strength and support today, and give us hope for tomorrow. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, or well-managed, can provide what our families provide.
~By Bill Owens ~


I am interested in the study of music and the discipline of music and the experience of music and music as a esoteric mechanism to continue my real intentions.
~By Anthony Braxton ~


I was very sorry when I found out that your intentions were good and not what I supposed they were.
~By Sitting Bull ~


Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


I think we're entering a very dangerous time. The West has set itself up, decided it's in charge, not for good intentions, not for the benefit of mankind.
~By Thom Yorke ~


The most difficult thing is the organization of people and the expression of your intentions. It's very easy to have a picture in your head and to imagine that you've told everybody about what you need.
~By Neil Jordan ~


This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.
~By Lord Byron ~


I have absolutely no intention of marrying Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
~By Paul Getty ~


You have to think an awful lot about your motivations or people's behavioral intentions or what their body language can indicate or what's really going on or what makes people sometimes do, sometimes, the irrational things they do.
~By Ron Silver ~


I am 1,000 percent for Tom Eagleton and I have no intention of dropping him from the ticket.
~By George McGovern ~


I think that it is our intention to deny cancer any control over us.
~By Elizabeth Edwards ~


I have no intention of resigning, and confidently expect to resume official duties within three months.
~By Frederick W. Borden ~


When you say you agree to a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
~By Otto von Bismarck ~


It wasn't my intention in going after this part but I suppose now I do. The adult roles are a lot meatier - you're not always just the daughter or the girlfriend or whatever.
~By Emmy Rossum ~


A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker.
~By David Hume ~


In view of China's growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asia's permanent peace and prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces with other democratic countries in the world to form a global community of democracies.
~By Jim Costa ~


Intention involves such a small fragment of our consciousness and of our mind and of our life.
~By Jasper Johns ~


How many wives have been forced by the death of well-intentioned but too protective husbands to face reality late in life, bewildered and frightened because they were strangers to it!
~By Hortense Odlum ~


It is not good enough for things to be planned - they still have to be done; for the intention to become a reality, energy has to be launched into operation.
~By Walt Kelly ~


I certainly had no intention of playing a man.
~By Fiona Shaw ~


I'm very skeptical about the good intentions of Milosevic.
~By Warren Christopher ~


The rain began again. It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention but the fulfilment of its own nature, which was to fall and fall.
~By Helen Garner ~


It has never demonstrated any desire to provide humane treatment to captured Americans. If anything, the murders of Nicholas Berg and Daniel Pearl declare al Qaeda's intentions to kill even innocent civilian prisoners.
~By John Yoo ~


The Security Council decided to deal with Iran's nuclear intentions. The international community will not be willing to tolerate an Iran with a nuclear capability and an Iran that collaborates with terrorist organizations.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


The place where the system and people's intentions meet is the political arena.
~By Peter Garrett ~


I had no intention of being an actor. I was quite good at it. I was pretty capable at other things but never any good at anything.
~By Sean Bean ~


We talked a lot about The Best Intentions and how we could shoot certain scenes in different ways with slightly different bits of dialogue and information, so that later on, we could cut the piece more easily and it would still feel complete, even though it was shorter.
~By Bille August ~


Is your remarkably sexist drivel intentional, or just some horrible mistake?
~By Yeardley Smith ~


In the first place, when there is a policy of intentional aggression, inspired by a desire to get possession of the territory or the trade of another country, right or wrong, a pretext is always sought.
~By Elihu Root ~


It is not cowardly, quite the contrary, to seek to meet the adversary and know his intentions. However, it is cowardly, shameful and treasonable to lay down arms.
~By King Hassan II ~


My great crime in the world is blunder I will get into scrapes without intention or any bad motive.
~By Stand Watie ~


It is in the nature of the New Yorker to be as topical as possible, on a level that is often small in scale and playful in intention.
~By Brendan Gill ~


After leaving law school, I intentionally said that I never wanted to hold a job more than six years.
~By Alphonso Jackson ~


You don't stay married for 35 years by accident. I think that that's willful and intentional and something that both people really want.
~By Ashley Judd ~


The sad thing is, when it comes to diet, is that even when well-intentioned Feds try to do right by us, they fail. Either they're outvoted by puppets of agribusiness, or they are puppets of agribusiness.
~By Mark Bittman ~


I don't have any friends and don't have any intention of making any. People will stab you in the back, mistreat you, talk about me behind your back, steal from you. And they're not really your friends. They're only there because you're a celebrity or because they want to get something from you.
~By Gary Coleman ~


I don't know anyone in the public eye who has not made a mistake and said something in a manner that does not truly reflect their intentions.
~By Jim Jeffords ~


It is not enough to be well-intentioned; one must strive to put those intentions into action in a capable way. One must consider the effect his actions will have on others. Looked at like this, to persist in ignorance is itself dishonorable.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


Sometimes, his methods and his motives are questionable and even his morals are questionable in the way he does things. But I think his intention is always to protect his daughter.
~By Victor Garber ~


My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition, here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition, that the composition moved towards perfection with the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation.
~By Maurice Ravel ~


On the subject of emigration, it is not my intention to dwell at any length.
~By Charles Sturt ~


Our intention is to really explore this transition and, beyond that, explore the particular things that someone comes up against when they're gay or lesbian.
~By Laura Innes ~


When I got on the airplane in Indonesia coming to Japan, my intentions was to turn myself in to the military for the simple reason I would like to put my daughters with their mother, one thing. Another thing, I'd like to clear my conscience.
~By Robert Jenkins ~


I love Brooke. Exploiting her was never my intention.
~By Calvin Klein ~


Everything's intentional. It's just filling in the dots.
~By David Byrne ~


However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


But last year there were 540,000 people, roughly, detained coming across the border illegally. Forty-five thousand of them came from countries other than Mexico, demonstrating the fact that Mexico itself now is a pathway into the United States for people all around the world, and we don't know what their intentions are.
~By John Cornyn ~


He would catapult you forward, and that was his intention with the Jazz Messengers. He would take young people with a potential and help them develop a voice as a player and as a writer.
~By Benny Green ~


I love more than anything looking at a movie scene by scene and seeing the intention behind it.
~By Jodie Foster ~


I may err in judgment, but I hope not in intention.
~By Edward Blake ~


It was not my intention whatsoever for the Japanese government to try to get me out of trouble. And I really appreciate the Japanese government for all they have done for me.
~By Robert Jenkins ~


It's understanding the intention of a composer that allows a producer and an arranger to make those moments speak.
~By Michael Bolton ~


When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
~By Otto von Bismarck ~


The test of a belief is not exclusively in the belief itself, but also in the intentions and actions of those who embrace it.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


The smallest deed is better than the grandest intention.
~By Roger Nash Baldwin ~


Most previous immigrants came to the United States to become Americans, with no intention of returning home. They relinquished their ties with their homeland. English was their key to prosperity, and they worked hard to master it.
~By John Shadegg ~


They ended up spending a total, their campaign plus the independent, about 1.3 million. I only ended up spending about - not only, but I spent about 2 million. But I had no intention of doing that until I was attacked with a negative ad by an independent group.
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


I had no intention of pursuing either the characters or the setting further.
~By Stephen R. Donaldson ~


The colors I use may clash or vibrate against one another but this is done intentionally.
~By Frank Bruno ~


Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy.
~By Jimmy Breslin ~


There are a lot of movies I'd like to throw away. That's not to say that I went in with that attitude. Any film I ever started, I went in with all the hope and best intentions in the world, but some films just don't work.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


He wanted to be a lawyer, couldn't afford it, so he started dealing to go to college - good intention.
~By John Leguizamo ~


My first real breakthrough collided with the last months of Callaghan's Labour government, which had every intention of enjoying my success as much as I did.
~By Peter Straub ~


I don't have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might've unintentionally hurt somebody else or something.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired; the fatigue party, well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be, often finds itself short of provisions.
~By Patrick MacGill ~


It's amazing how much you can learn if your intentions are truly earnest.
~By Chuck Berry ~


I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree.
~By Colin Firth ~


Well, many of us believe that excessive media concentration is a subject that ought to be addressed, and it is, of course, the intention of the majority party not to allow that to be discussed.
~By Barney Frank ~


My major in college was Chinese Studies. It was very intentional.
~By Mira Sorvino ~


So on May 1, 1987, at Gary's invitation, I agreed to see him one last time - to confront him face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention of ending our brief relationship.
~By Donna Rice ~


It's no accident that my first novel was called Americana. This was a private declaration of independence, a statement of my intention to use the whole picture, the whole culture.
~By Don DeLillo ~


Modern American cinema seems to me superficial. The intention is to understand a certain reality, and the result is nothing but a photographing of that reality.
~By Manuel Puig ~


The intention was to shoot short films that can exist as shorts independently, but when I put them all together, there are things that echo through them like the dialogue repeats; the situation is always the same, the way they're shot is very simple and the same.
~By Jim Jarmusch ~


I'm not a celebrity. I'm intentionally and defiantly not a celebrity. I don't have any interest in it. I don't have any talent for it. I keep my personal life out of my public life as cleanly as I can.
~By Charlie Kaufman ~


The object of most prayers is to wangle an advance on good intentions.
~By Robert Brault ~


Some months ago, while I was preparing a new work, I told a young cinema executive my intention of including in a soundtrack two themes from Bach. But when he asked me which has been the last hit from that Bach?, then I knew that I had no longer place in cinema.
~By Maurice Jarre ~


Intelligent analysis of the composer's intention and strict adherence to it automatically ensures sincerity.
~By Kate Smith ~


In the end, a small section of the crowd, maybe 2,000 to 3,000, turned against me. And that was it. Inside the club they know your best intentions, but the minority shout louder than the rest.
~By Bryan Robson ~


I went back to graduate school with the clear intention that what I wanted to do with my life was to improve societies, and the way to do that was to find out what made economies work the way they did or fail to work.
~By Douglass North ~


I have no intention of becoming a shorthand author.
~By Isaac Pitman ~


History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
~By Ted Koppel ~


Why do I need succession planning? I'm very alert, I'm very vibrant. I have no intention to retire.
~By Sheldon Adelson ~


It was always my intention that The Frieze should be housed in a room which would provide a suitable architectural frame for it.
~By Edvard Munch ~


A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions; and the plant is, to a landscape artist, not only a plant - rare, unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance - but it is also a color, a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.
~By Roberto Burle Marx ~


I watched what method Nature might take, with intention of subduing the symptom by treading in her footsteps.
~By Thomas Sydenham ~

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