Intention Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Intention

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Artists, no matter how good their intentions, are always slower than they think.
~By Mark Millar ~


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 ~


Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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 ~


Michael Eisner let it be known last week that he had no intention of leaving the entertainment business once he steps down as CEO of Disney in October.
~By Peter Bart ~


Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Good intentions are not enough. They've never put an onion in the soup yet.
~By Sonya Levien ~


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 ~


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 ~


I would say to young physicians that the more you intentionally improve the lives of the people in the community you serve the better your life will be and the greater your value will be to the community.
~By Samuel Wilson ~


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


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 ~


It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.
~By Ansel Adams ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Close to the Edge, Red, One of a kind, Discipline, Earthworks, The Sound of Surprise, all seem to me to be albums that captured the essence of the intention.
~By Bill Bruford ~


I imagine that the intention is to get rid of them. The interests of security demand that we get rid of them.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


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


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


Just the same way I'd say a prayer before going onstage, taking that even further and using the drum to inspire people. And using that as a vehicle for the intention.
~By Rick Allen ~


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


You know, we have a long history of covering different periods of this band's development with a live record... a sort of live thing that would be done for three or four records, and that was the intention with this particular package.
~By Alex Lifeson ~


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


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 ~


All human sin seems so much worse in its consequences than in its intentions.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


It is my intention to proceed slowly with our trenches.
~By Peter Stuyvesant ~


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 ~


A key to the mentality of the left is that it judges itself by its best intentions, and judges its opponents - America chief among them - by their worst deeds.
~By David Horowitz ~


Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
~By Robin G. Collingwood ~


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


Even with the best of intentions, even when they're very smart and knowledgeable - as opposed to George W., who is neither - it doesn't seem to matter.
~By Robert Scheer ~


Our intention creates our reality.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


I never say a funny thing intentionally.
~By Jayne Meadows ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them; there are some things you cannot ask an honest ma to do.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't think the NFL had the slightest intention of taking me, except as maybe a water boy.
~By Joel McHale ~


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 ~


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 ~


Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.
~By Milton Friedman ~


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


With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to bring the characters to life.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


Kubrick never explained the ending to us, or what his intentions were. He didn't intend for it to be a predictable film.
~By Keir Dullea ~


According to recent opinion polls, a large majority of Iraqis believe that the U.S. military has no intention to leave Iraq, and that it would stay even is asked by the Iraqi government to leave.
~By John Conyers ~


And there's a lot of that stuff with people bringing their kids, kids bringing their parents, people bringing their grandparents - I mean, it's gotten to be really stretched out now. It was never my intention to say, this is the demographics of our audience.
~By Jerry Garcia ~


The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


The Senate is a place filled with goodwill and good intentions, and if the road to hell is paved with them, then it's a pretty good detour.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


Our tools are extensions of our purposes, and so we find it natural to make metaphorical attributions of intentionality to them; but I take it no philosophical ice is cut by such examples.
~By John Searle ~


There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring.
~By Tim Roth ~


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


Sometimes his methods are questionable, and even his morals are questionable, but his intention is always to protect Sydney. So in that way I think he's a good parent.
~By Victor Garber ~


Some people come out going, I don't get it. And I don't quite know what they're trying to get, what they're struggling for. We have had the reaction where people leave the movie sort of uncomfortable and befuddled. Although that wasn't our intention.
~By Joel Coen ~


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


The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
~By Albert Camus ~


If we want to build the Iraqis' confidence about our intentions in their country, if we want to stop adding fuel to the fire of insurgency and terrorism, we must clarify our intent.
~By John Conyers ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money as well.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


When I went to the Olympics, I had every intention of shaving the mustache off, but I realized I was getting so many comments about it - and everybody was talking about it - that I decided to keep it.
~By Mark Spitz ~


I didn't have evil intentions, but I guess I did have power.
~By Harmon Killebrew ~


Mr. Chamberlain desires to avert the threat to England's peace by making England, in alliance with Germany, stronger than her rivals and so to force them to renounce their hostile intentions against her.
~By Bernhard von Bulow ~


An utterance can have Intentionality, just as a belief has Intentionality, but whereas the Intentionality of the belief is intrinsic the Intentionality of the utterance is derived.
~By John Searle ~


You can pour holy oil and holy water on a thug until you have emptied buckets of both; but at the end he will be a consecrated thug, but a thug all the same unless interior intentions and a disciplined man are present.
~By William H. O'Connell ~


I know that Duke made a number of demands, including that the attorney general drop its investigation. We have no intention of asking the attorney general to do that.
~By Gray Davis ~


O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
~By T. S. Eliot ~


One lives with so many bad deeds on one's conscience and some good intentions in one's heart.
~By John Dewey ~


Any agreement that you have isn't going to be based on North Korea's intentions or trust.
~By Mitchell Reiss ~


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


I've tried doing so, for it was never my intention to paint only with gray. But in the course of my work I have eliminated one color after another, and what has remained is gray, gray, gray!
~By Alberto Giacometti ~


Continuing a Lenten series on prayer: Prayer is co-operation with God. It is the purest exercise of the faculties God has given us - an exercise that links these faculties with the Maker to work out the intentions He had in mind in their creation.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


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


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


I'm delirious with joy. It proves that if you confront the universe with good intentions in your heart, it will reflect that and reward your intent. Usually. It just doesn't always do it in the way you expect.
~By J. Michael Straczynski ~


However, intention needn't enter in, and if a reader sees things in a religious way, and the work is dogmatically acceptable, then I don't see why it should not be interpreted in that way, as well as in others.
~By James Schuyler ~


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 have no intention of discussing my private life with anyone.
~By Claire Bloom ~


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 ~


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 ~


I learned one thing in Watergate: I was well-intentioned but rationalized illegal behavior," he said. "You cannot live your life other than walking in the truth. Your means are as important as your ends.
~By Chuck Colson ~


I intentionally aided them by being there and blocking an avenue of escape for the victims.
~By Robert Iler ~


It has been more wittily than charitably said that hell is paved with good intentions; they have their place in heaven also.
~By Robert Southey ~


I am not surprised that they show no intention to follow in my footsteps, although if I had a second chance myself, I would certainly try to repeat my present career.
~By Richard Ernst ~


You enter a state of controlled passivity, you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared intention is to justify the ways of God to man, you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan.
~By Ian Mcewan ~


The intentions of record companies are not good, from the musician's perspective.
~By Melissa Auf der Maur ~


This country must be governed, and can be governed, simply on questions of policy and administration and the French Canadians who have had any part in this movement have never had any other intention but to organise upon those party distinctions and upon no other.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


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


I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
~By Charles Darwin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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