Quotation Explorer - 'Intended'

When you love yourself, you teach those around you how to love themselves. That love will change the world into what it was intended to be. - Eileen Anglin
Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for and you will succeed. - Sydney Smith
He who takes offense when no offense is intended is a fool, and he who takes offense when offense is intended is a greater fool. - Brigham Young
If life's journey was intended to be easy, we would have been given directions. However, since we have no road map, we must climb the highest mountain and forge the deepest streams with love in our souls, in the hope that our own journey will give us peace within... - Virginia Alison
Since the end of human action, as distinct from the end products of fabrication, can never be reliably predicted, the means used to achieve political goals are more often than not of greater relevance to the future world than the intended goals. - Hannah Arendt
Writing is a lonely pursuit. The only thing working is imagination and hands.The only difference between writing and masturbation is one is presumably intended for a mass audience. - Mark Bell
The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be. - Oprah Winfrey
Why is there never a headline that says "Government program ends as its intended goal has been achieved"? - Oleg Atbashian
... parents naturally want their children to excel in every area of academics and extra-curricular activities, but the reality is- God made each child differently for His purpose. He never intended for our children to excel in everything. - Tamara L. Chilver
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish. - W. H. Auden
The Wrong we have Done, Thought, or Intended Will wreak its Vengeance onOur SOULS. - C.G. Jung
If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport. - George Winters
Free speech is intended to protect the controversial and even outrageous word; and not just comforting platitudes too mundane to need protection.
Merely corroborative detail, intended to give artistic verisimilitude to an otherwise bald and unconvincing narrative. - W. S. Gilbert
Life...as God intended it enables us to live above the drag of fear, superstition, shame, pessimism, guilt, anxiety, worry, and all the negativity that keeps people from seizing each day as a gift from Him. - Charles R. Swindoll
Call me a Freak all u want really...I honestly take it as a compliment everytime. No matter how it was intended. - Daleen Van Tonder
The word 'Terror' is so generally and universally used in connection with everyday trivial matters that it is apt to fail to convey, when intended to do so, its real meaning. - Jim Corbett
We find no evidence that Congress intended to modify the nostrum to read, 'crime does not pay, except for attorney's fees.'
Leaders in OVER their heads is the mere result of getting ahead of their intended SEASON. - John Paul Warren
If you are reading this then you have wasted another day of your life day dreaming, rather than planning the life God intended you to live. - Shannon L. Alder
This isn't where I intended to be. Killing a person has a funny way of getting your life off-track. (Dark City Lights) - Erin Mitchell
No law ever written has stopped any robber, rapist or killer, like cold blue steel in the hands of their last intended victim. - W. Emerson Wright
There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice. - John Calvin
Suffering can bend & break us. But it can also break us open to become the persons God intended us to be. It depends on what we do with the pain. If we offer it back to God, He will use it to do great things in us & through us, because suffering is fertile... it an grow new life. - John Green
Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve. - Karl R. Popper
if god had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn't have given us grandmothers. - Linda Henley
Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function. - Unknown
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. - Galileo Galilei
Art is the completion of what nature had always intended. - Robert Anthony
[The Yellow Wallpaper] was not intended to drive people crazy, but to save people from being driven crazy, and it worked. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Somebody had said how only 15 paisa of the one rupee sent from the Centre reached the intended beneficiaries. The job of a leader isn't just to diagnose the disease but to treat it - Narendra Modi
The conscious mind is intended as a focusing tool, not a storing place. - Matthew Perman
When you read without an open mind, you're already filtering ideas and intended message. Selective reading contributes to wilful ignorance. - Unarine Ramaru
Her lips were tightly glued together, her chin protruding, her whole layout that of a girl who intended to stand no rannygazoo. - P.G. Wodehouse
Whatever you are from nature, keep to it; never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousands times worse than nothing. - Sydney Smith
Our restlessness in this world seems to indicate that we are intended for a better. We have all of us a longing after happiness; and surely the Creator will gratify all the natural desires he has implanted in us. - Robert Southey
The central planners of Democratic Socialism tighten their noose when people resist their plans and assert their rights. All Socialism is intended to devolve into Communism, and as a result, Totalitarianism. - A.E. Samaan
Domestic violence is any behavior involving physical, psychological, emotional, sexual or verbal abuse. It is any form of aggression intended to hurt, damage, or kill an intimate person. - Asa Don Brown
As a parent who raised his children in dysfunction, I know the parental wounds my children received were not intentional; often they were my best expression of love, sometimes coming out sideways, not as I intended. - David W. Earle
...an ambitious array of dishonorable intentions that he intended to wield upon the Countess’s nether regions. BATS 2015 - Fred Barnett
What was beauty unless you intended to use it, like a hammer, or a key? It was just something for other people to use and admire, or envy, despise. To nail their dreams onto like a picture hanger on a blank wall. And so many girls saying, use me, dream me. - Janet Fitch
Most of our failures in understanding one another have less to do with what is heard than with what is intended and what is inferred. - George Armitage Miller
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another. - Desmond Tutu
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be. - Douglas Adams
GARTHER, n. An elastic band intended to keep a woman from coming out of her stockings and desolating the country. - Ambrose Bierce
Far from failing in its intended task, our educational system is in fact succeeding magnificently because its aim is to keep the American people thoughtless enough to go on supporting the system. - Richard Mitchell
An activity originally intended to be performed by low-status, clerical and more often than not, female computer programming was gradually and deliberately transformed into a high-status, scientific, and masculine discipline. - Nathan L. Ensmenger
To love someone means to see them as God intended them. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
No matter what anyone says, no matter the excuse or explanation, whatever a person does in the end is what he intended to do all along. - Cus D'Amato
Life's experiences are intended to make you eventually face yourself. Face reality!
When you find yourself wanting to turn your children, or pupils, or even your neighbours, into people exactly like yourself, remember that God probably never meant them to be that. You and they are different organs, intended to do different things. - C.S. Lewis
Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose. - Garrison Keillor
Remember the order of life. Sometimes we forget how it was intended to be. - Jean Williams
Every ideal comes from us as do all the amenities of life, in order to make our existence as simple reproducers, for which divine Providence solely intended us, less monotonous and less hard. - Guy de Maupassant
Although Jesus Christ was Himself the Creative Deity, by whom all things were made, as man He humbled Himself--set aside His divine prerogatives and walked this earth as man -- a perfect demonstration of what God intended man to be--the whole personality yielded to and occupied by God for Himself. - W. Ian Thomas
Unless a man enters upon the vocation intended for him by nature, and best suited to his peculiar genius, he cannot succeed. - P.T. Barnum
Perhaps the god who had made the Cat People intended them as a joke. They had schools, but no education; politicians but no government; people, but no personal integrity; faces, but no concept of face. One had to admit that their god had gone a little too far with his little joke. - Lao She
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be. - Douglas Adams
This isn't where I intended to be. Killing a person has a funny way of getting your life off-track. - Erin Mitchell
Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence. - Og Mandino
. . . a constitution, intended toendure for ages to come, andconsequently, to be adapted to thevarious crises of human affairs. - John Marshall
He said that the principal function of music was to organize the details into harmonies that were intended to make us forget that there was randomness all around us. The same, he said, could be said for great books. - Selden Edwards
Health and disease are the same thing—vital action intended to preserve, maintain, and protect the body. There is no more reason for treating disease than there is for treating health. - Herbert M. Shelton
You have the ability to drive your brain and the capability to nab the steering wheel back any time you feel yourself veering off the road you intended to take. - Toni Sorenson
One thing is clear: The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government. - Ron Paul
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