Quotation Explorer - 'Intentions'

There are no secrets about the world of nature. There are secrets about the thoughts and intentions of men. - J. Robert Oppenheimer
What is first?Love or life?Life or love?Intention or emotions?Emotions or intentions? - Debasish Mridha
Your intentions have more impact than your actions. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
People can have the best of intentions when they tell their loved ones how they should be living their lives. But often times, when we are in struggle, we are seeking to be supported, not solved. - Jaeda DeWalt
Over time, we commit acts with intentions, either good or bad, that require forgiveness. - Emily Thorne
Good intentions and earnest effort are not enough. Only Jesus can make an otherwise futile life productive. - Charles R. Swindoll
If your intentions are good, nothing bad can happen. - Debasish Mridha
The sum of the particular intentions of God is the universe itself. - Simone Weil
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. - Peter Drucker
He possessed the logic of all good intentions and a knowledge of all the tricks of his trade, and yet he never succeeded at anything, because he believed too much in the impossible. Surprising? Why so? He was forever in the act of conceiving it! - Charles Baudelaire
By the end of the date, your intentions should be clear. - Auliq Ice
History is a better guide than good intentions. - Jeane Kirkpatrick
When you are so ashamed of your actions, thoughts, or intentions, you lie rather than accepting yourself for who you really are—or, in this case, pretend something happened when it didn’t. The idea of how others see you becomes more important than the reality of you. - Michael J. Sullivan
Results speak for themselves while intentions often fall short of promises. - Mika Lo, wHow contributor
Never lose hope. Never forget the power of intentions and desires. - Debasish Mridha
What we can and should change is ourselves: our impatience, our egoism (including intellectual egoism), our sense of injury, our lack of love and forbearance. I regard every other attempt to change the world, even if it springs from the best intentions, as futile. - Hermann Hesse
Good intentions are not good at all. - Fritz Chery
Abstaining from sex is a small fraction of the chastity process. Your intentions are just as important as the act of sex itself"The Ultimate Guide to Chastity - Sandra B. James
Turn intentions into actions and actions into results: - Manchovian Prince
If we could stop thinking of 'meaning' and 'purpose' as artifacts of some divine creative act and see them instead as the yield of our own creative future, they become goals, intentions and processes very much in reach rather than the shadows of childlike, superstitious mythology. - Douglas Rushkoff
Without trust and respect, only fear and distrust of others' motives and intentions are left. Without trust and respect between parties, it is nearly impossible to find good solutions to effective communication. - Deborah A. Beasley
There are no bad words. Bad thoughts. Bad intentions, and wooooords. - George Carlin
Let your thoughts, intentions, imaginations, and dreams fly under a clear blue sky with a spring breeze floating like a butterfly from flower to flower. See the beauty of mankind. Enjoy the nectar of life. It will shift your awareness to a higher consciousness. - Debasish Mridha
Have faith in serendipity & allow yourself to be graced with rose petals on your path. Fabricate your ideas into actions with the purest intentions you can muster. - Kether Peterson
Νο... He won’t consume energy to light his path... His path is alone and in the dark. Not because of bad intentions but cause his goals will make the fuss - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
I think sometimes, despite our good intentions and wise choices, something's are up to fate and we learn to play our part the best we can. - Nikki Rowe
We have to remember that not every action taken to solve a problem will be free of unforeseen consequences. No matter how good our intentions. - Rachel Fischer
Men love women who are courageous for it means they can go all the way with him in his pursuit of his good dreams and intentions. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Our actions are the results of our intentions and our intelligence. - E. Stanley Jones
The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. - Ben Jonson
The evil that is in the world always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence, if they lack understanding. On the whole, men are more good than bad; that, however, isn't the real point. But they are more or less ignorant, and it is this that we call vice or virtue; - Albert Camus
Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold -- but so does a hard-boiled egg. - Unknown
No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may retain entirely unaffected for the better. With mere good intentions, hell is proverbially paved. - William James
The road to evil is paved with socialist intentions. - A.E. Samaan
Success is simple, but isn't easy because it demands execution, not intentions. - Orrin Woodward
Intentions do not insulate us from the consequences of our actions. - Jon D Harrison
Most of the evil in this world is done by people with good intentions. - T.S. Eliot
Allow not, the shallow intentions or vile aspirations of others to taint your heart; Love always. - With an abundance of positivity you will counter the negative, always. - Tiffany Luard
He clung to the story as to a vow whose abandonment might bring down on his head all kinds of grief and misfortune. He felt very alone, on an interminable day full of evil omens, and the story, though resistant to some of his intentions, was at least a testimony to reality and coherence - José María Merino
Maybe they want us to feel uneasy. Maybe they think we’ll make a mistake if they’re constantly breathing down our necks.’ I shivered violently, as if I really could feel the hot, hungry breath of evil intentions panting just behind me. - Rosie Pugh
Divided attention destroys best intentions. Singular focus is the friend to success. - Benjamin Lotter
Only a foolish soul would love the stars. As beautiful as they are, they will burn you. Regardless of your best intentions. - Kendal Rob
Cosmic Ordering is neither a religion nor an elaborate program. You have everything within you to succeed: right attitude and right intentions. - Stephen Richards
When you help people, don't wait around to hear them say, "Thank you." A lot of times we do good things, but in the back of our mind we're hoping to get some appreciation. But if you make your intentions pure, and you expect only from Allah, He will take more care of you than you could ever imagine. - Nouman Ali Khan
The healthy should be reminded that we are all dying because it is through our own reminder of mortality that we accelerate our good intentions, into actions people can see. - Shannon L. Alder
The road to hell is paved in good intentions and apathy,What did you expect when common sense is your enemy?I'd rather burn alive than drown inside your reality - Of Mice & Men
We live our lives with hope, intentions, and actions. Without hope, there will be no intention. Without intention, there will be no action. - Debasish Mridha
It's not a matter of whether or not someone's watching over you. It's just a question of their intentions. - Randy K. Milholland
Because I'm just a giving person spiritually, I feel that if your intentions are to use or abuse or take advantage of, then you might get what you get in the meantime, but there's still a price to pay. - Angie Stone
I had lots of good intentions but I wasted them on people who didn't deserve them... - Bellamkonda Avinash Babu
...an ambitious array of dishonorable intentions that he intended to wield upon the Countess’s nether regions. BATS 2015 - Fred Barnett
The mind that does inner intentions (bhaav-mann) is the ‘charge’ mind. The mind that is getting exhausted (dravya-mann) is the ‘discharge’ mind. Bhaav-mann creates the worldly life. Dravya-mann brings an end to the worldly life. When egoism goes away, bhaav-mann vanishes. - Dada Bhagwan
Nobel intentions have no real meaning to them if you don't do it solely for you. Do it to satisfy your soul, not theirs. Don't do it in hope that it earns you a reward at the end, instead let the reward be the beauty created as a result of your actions. - Kendal Rob
My father taught me that you can you read a hundred books on wisdom and write a hundred books on wisdom, but unless you apply what you learned then its only words on a page. Life is not lived with intentions, but action. - Shannon L. Alder
May you reach that level within, where you no longer allow your past or people with toxic intentions to negatively affect or condition you. - Lalah Delia
Stars are much further away from where they are now for those who have no dreams and no intentions to reach them! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions. - Cicero
I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. - Augusten Burroughs
what makes you my friend if you doubt my intentions? - Usman Iqbal
Good intentions might sound nice, but it's positive actions that matter. - Tim Fargo
When your intentions are pure, so too will be your success. - Charles F. Glassman
A threat should never be spoken, your enemy should not be told of your intentions. Either take decisive action or refrain from it, but never threaten - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
With the best of intentions you toss me a lifeline. Failing to see how a piece of rope will do me any good, I ignore it and drown. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Humility and Trustworthiness are not rooted only in Presentation, Voice modulation or Nice Jorganbut in Actions and Intentions that speak louder than you do and they last longer - Venkat Gandhi
Today I am so grateful that God knows my heart.Others may misunderstand my good intentions, judge my words or deeds, find fault,or blame what they truly do not understand.But God knows my heart. He knows I am learning, trying, endeavoring,to be all He created me to be. - Lori Nawyn
When your intentions are to serve, you will be served. - Debasish Mridha
Words reveal your beliefs and intentions. Actions reveal your character. When they are in alignment, they reveal your greatest life. - Steve Maraboli
The smallest of action is better than the greatest of intentions. - Mohammed Imran Uddin Uddin
What's the use of complaining about something you have no intentions of changing it? - Mario L Castellanos
While writing is like a joyful release, editing is a prison where the bars are my former intentions and the abusive warden my own neuroticism. - Tiffany Madison
Socialism always produces evil results, no matter one's intentions. - Dave Champion
Let your thoughts and intentions always be forgiving and loving so that you may bring true peace to mankind. - Debasish Mridha
Intentions, whether good or bad, that don’t reflect the words and actions are only meant to fulfill personal goals. - Ashish Patel
The gap between intentions and actions is character. - Orrin Woodward
A project is like love; it has clear intentions at the beginning, but it can get complicated. - Gerry Geek
More often than not, you will never be judged by your intentions because the world can't read minds and very few will know the heart of a person they have not given time to know personally. - Shannon L. Alder
When someone says you can't do something because of XYZ, is that true? Or are they playing with your life with their good intentions to keep you safe? - Richie Norton
Some of the worst things in History have been done with someone's good intentions - Taja Zenna
We judge others by their actions and ourselves by our intentions. We need to offer grace to all, because we all need a little grace. - Jayce O'Neal
Keep your mindset strong, your heart pure, your intentions kind and your dreams big. - Nikki Rowe
You don’t make art out of good intentions. - Gustave Flaubert
The power of your intentions has a greater impact on your life than your actions. - Debasish Mridha
The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding. - Albert Camus
Your perception about the world creates your thoughts, your thoughts create your desires and intention, and your intentions manifest as your reality. - Debasish Mridha
Users of clichés frequently have more sinister intentions beyond laziness and conventional thinking. Relabelling events often entails subtle changes of meaning. War produces many euphemisms, downplaying or giving verbal respectability to savagery and slaughter. - Patrick Cockburn
You can't get what you want, if the intentions are solely directed for self-benefits. - Ashish Patel
...I feel like a traitor, a phony, a fake. But I am a hypocrite with the best intentions, and I need kissing desperately. - Coco J. Ginger
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