Intention Quotes

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.

Albert Camus

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.

Walt Kelly

Good intentions are at least, the seed of good actions; and every one ought to sow them, and leave It to the soil and the seasons whether He or any other gather they fruit.

William Temple, Sr.

Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.

William A. Foster

We all remember how many religious wars were fought for a religion of love and gentleness; how many bodies were burned alive with the genuinely kind intention of saving souls from the eternal fire of hell.

Karl Popper

Each of us is born with the potential for the unfolding of our true self. When you deviate from the truth, you are interfering with the intention of something greater than you are- call it nature or a higher power. As a result, you develop discomfort.

Unknown

A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.

Seneca

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

David Hume

There is wickedness in the intention of wickedness, even though it be not perpetrated in the act.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The intention of never deceiving often exposes us to deception.

François de la Rochefoucauld

Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.

Adolf Hitler

Half of the results of a good intentions are evil; half the results of an evil intention are good.

Mark Twain

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.

St. Thomas Aquinas

Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreicate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as this is all there is.

Mary Ann Radmacher

It is difficult to say who do you the most harm: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

All that counts in life is intention.

Andrea Bocelli

Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself: What is my truest intention? Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it.

Oprah Winfrey

History is a better guide than good intentions.

Jeane Kirkpatrick

It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow.

Ralph Ellison

When you set an intention, when you commit, the entire universe conspires to make it happen.

Sandy Forster

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.

Wayne Dyer

Writing must always have intention because words have power.

Suheir Hammad

The man who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.

B.C. Forbes

We learn and grow and are transformed not so much by what we do but by why and how we do it.

Sharon Salzberg

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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