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Intention Quotes

An act performed with the view to attain a specific reason or is guided towards achieving an objective is called an intention. The term is extensively studied under analytic, experimental philosophy and deontological ethics. Analytic philosophy states that not all intentional actions are done to fulfill a purpose. On the other hand, researchers from experimental philosophers have forwarded a more pragmatic approach towards it that sheds light on the factors that influences a personís actions. Read these famous intention quotations and sayings to know more about it.

A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.

- Auguries of Innocence , William Blake

I don't believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don't judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free.

- Angelina Jolie

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

- Sitting Bull

Fear is the foundation of most governments.

- John Adams

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out.

- Bill Hicks

Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.

- Abbie Hoffman

Surely something resides in this heart that is not perishable - and life is more than a dream.

- The Collected Letters Of Mary Wollstonecraft , Mary Wollstonecraft

Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.

- Alexander Hamilton

When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object.

- Patrick Henry

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

- Adolf Hitler

Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.

- Jack Benny

So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they're busy doing things they think are important. This is because they're chasing the wrong things.

- Morrie Schwartz

I didn't become an actor to have power, but it just happens that I have it and so I have a lot of opportunities.

- Tom Cruise

I hope to be around past the 90's. I don't want to just be categorized as one of this era. My goal is to have a career that stands.

- Mariah Carey

Desire is creation, is the magical element in that process. If there were an instrument by which to measure desire, one could foretell achievement.

- Willa Cather

People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.

- A. C. Benson

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

- David Hume

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.

- Abraham Lincoln

I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.

- Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters , Annie Dillard

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.

- Saint Thomas Aquinas

It's true that I have spoken about doing a book before, but then everyone you speak to is planning to write a book.

- Dylan Moran

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance.

- Hippocrates

Life is short and if you're looking for extension, you had best do well. 'Cause there's good deeds and then there's good intentions. They are as far

- Ben Harper

A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire and intention, by false speaking, to deceive and injure your neighbor.

- Jonathan Swift

For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.

- Ernest Hemingway

I never have taken a picture I've intended. They're always better or worse.

- Diane Arbus

I'm shopping around for something to do that no one will like.

- Jerry Garcia

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Finally, in conclusion, let me say just this.

- Peter Sellers

I think I'm probably a little too desperate to be successful.

- Howard Stern

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.

- Hank Aaron

Sometimes I think if I had the same body and the same natural ability and someone Else's brain, who knows how good a player I might have been.

- Mickey Mantle

I didn't put out this album because I wanted everybody to know I was grown up. I'm 21 and that's not grown up.

- Justin Timberlake

Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy.

- Jesse Jackson

So you know what I'm gonna do? I'm gonna do something really outrageous, I'm gonna tell the truth.

- John Travolta

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

- Thomas Moore

Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We were excited to win, staying undefeated is just the icing.

- Steve Nash

I don't plan to write another science book, but I don't plan not to. I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that are generally dull and trying to make them interesting.

- Bill Bryson

I don't sit around thinking that I'd like to have another husband; only another man would make me think that way.

- Lauren Bacall

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