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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.
I was very sorry when I found out that your intentions were good and not what I supposed they were.
I have a low tolerance for people who complain about things but never do anything to change them. This led me to conclude that the single largest pool of untapped natural resources in this world is human good intentions that are never translated into actions.
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions; it's walled and roofed with them. Yes, and furnished too.
One lives with so many bad deeds on one's conscience and some good intentions in one's heart.
Many corporate leaders and employees have the right intentions, but it can be overwhelming when you consider how everything is affected from leadership styles, to organizational structure, to employee engagement, to customer service an marketplace.
I didn't have evil intentions, but I guess I did have power.
The intention to live as long as possible isn't one of the mind's best intentions, because quantity isn't the same as quality.
Good intentions often get muddled with very complex execution. The last time the government tried to make taxes easier, it created a 1040 EZ form with a 52-page help booklet.
Brad D. Smith
A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions; and the plant is, to a landscape artist, not only a plant - rare, unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance - but it is also a color, a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.
Roberto Burle Marx
Good intentions can often lead to unintended consequences. It is hard to imagine a law intended for the workforce known to Henry Ford can serve the needs of a workplace shaped by the innovations of Bill Gates.
When you left the house today, you had the intention of putting clothes on and you did. You didn't try to put your pants on today. You simply put them on. The same has to hold for all of our intentions. We don't try to be more loving partners. We make the intention, and we act on it.
So many financial dreams are thwarted by the failure to act upon good intentions.
Continuing a Lenten series on prayer: Prayer is co-operation with God. It is the purest exercise of the faculties God has given us - an exercise that links these faculties with the Maker to work out the intentions He had in mind in their creation.
E. Stanley Jones
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.
The more aware of your intentions and your experiences you become, the more you will be able to connect the two, and the more you will be able to create the experiences of your life consciously. This is the development of mastery. It is the creation of authentic power.
I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree.
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
We shall act with good intentions, but at times we will be wrong. When we are, let us admit it and try to right the situation.
Early in life I learned, just through observation, that right always wins out over wrong. If a person has good intentions in his heart and wants to do the right thing, then there are certain ways that any obstacle can be overcome.
It has never demonstrated any desire to provide humane treatment to captured Americans. If anything, the murders of Nicholas Berg and Daniel Pearl declare al Qaeda's intentions to kill even innocent civilian prisoners.
If everyone in the music business were brutally honest about what their intentions were then you could sort things out, but it's all smoke and mirrors.
My hatred is a thousand times more powerful than all your good intentions.
Vampires, werewolves, fallen angels and fairies lurk in the shadows, their intentions far from honorable.
No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money as well.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
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