The first principle of ethical power is purpose. By purpose, I don't mean your objective or intention-something toward which you are always striving. Purpose is something bigger. It is the picture you have of yourself-the kind of person you want to be or the kind of life you want to lead.
For one minute every hour, stop and focus on your intention. It works miracles.
Life would be so much easier if we didn't have to deal with men and women who make promises they have no intention of keeping.
It was the removing of a regime that was hostile, that clearly had the intention of constructing weapons systems
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.
Man punishes the action, but God the intention.
Anyone can write one book: even politicians do it. Starting a second book reveals an intention to be a professional writer.
A gift consists not in what is done or given,
but in the intention of the giver or doer.
A good intention is like the seed of
a tree whose fruit we do not know.
A truth that's told with bad intention
beats all the lies you can invent.
It is conscious intention which confers potency
in the life of each disciple and initiate.
Each decision we make, each action we take, is born out of an intention.
Inspiration is intention obeyed.
When you set an intention, when you commit, the entire universe conspires to make it happen.
Choose to be in close proximity to people who are empowering, who appeal to your sense of connection to intention, who see the greatness in you, who feel connected to God, who live a life that gives evidence that Spirit has found celebration through them.
Writing must always have intention because words have power.
The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention.
It isn`t premarital sex if you have no intention of getting married.
My free will is a paradoxical partner of the power of intention.
To understand spiritual intention and insight is the knowledge of the rock people. Within each of us is the story of yesterday.
One cannot use an evil action with reference to a good intention.
The intention was really to do something dignified, something that is honest and reflects the work that this Organization does. And it is with that spirit that the producers and the directors approached their work, and I hope you will all agree they have done that.
England totally disarmed and an easy prey to hostile forces! Can you think of anything more likely to excite cupidity and hostile intention? We should sink to the level of a fifth rate Power, our Colonies would be stripped from us, our commerce would decline, famine and unemployment would stalk the land. ... I share your longing for peace. God forbid that it should be again disturbed! The constant and undivided effort of the Government is for its preservation. But I have yet to learn that the cause of peace can be served by rendering our country impotent.
A man has been entrusted to receive the Goal of creation by correcting himself. This action is called: Which has been created by the Creator to be done. This correction is the obtaining of the intention to bestow. Only in the degree of obtaining such an intention does a man become capable to receive what has been ordained for him by the Creator.