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Picture quote by Henry Ford about reputation

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. ⏤ Henry Ford

Picture quote by Augusten Burroughs about intention

I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. ⏤ Augusten Burroughs

Picture quote by Navajo proverbs about wake

You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. ⏤ Navajo proverbs

Picture quote about intention

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean its useless.

Picture quote by Douglas Adams about myself

I seldom end up where I intended to go, but I think i have ended up where I intended to be. ⏤ Douglas Adams

Picture quote about deed

The smallest good deed is better than the grandest invention.

Picture quote by Roy Bennett about integrity

Integrity is doing what is right and truthful, and doing as you say you would do. ⏤ Roy Bennett

Picture quote by Tim Fargo about actions

Good intentions might sound nice, but it's positive actions that matter. ⏤ Tim Fargo

Picture quote by Henry Ford about reputation

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do. ⏤ Henry Ford

Picture quote about self

I myself am entirely made of flaws, stitched together with good intentions

Picture quote by Ernest Hemingway about goodbye

I didn't want to kiss you goodbye - that was the trouble - I wanted to kiss you goodnight. ⏤ Ernest Hemingway

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The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.

Khalil Gibran, poet

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

All that counts in life is intention.

Andrea Bocelli, musician

'He means well' is useless unless he does well.

Plautus, playwright

Nothing happens by itself... it all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions.

Ben Stein, actor

Hell is paved with good intentions.

John Ray, environmentalist

Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results.

James Allen, author

No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money as well.

Margaret Thatcher, leader

Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.

George Herbert, poet

When you say you agree to a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Otto von Bismarck, leader

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, cartoonist

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

The smallest deed is better than the grandest intention.

Roger Nash Baldwin, activist

The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.

John Burroughs, author

I may err in judgment, but I hope not in intention.

Edward Blake, politician

I watched what method Nature might take, with intention of subduing the symptom by treading in her footsteps.

Thomas Sydenham, scientist

Superfund was passed with the good intention of cleaning up America's toxic waste sites.

Fred Thompson, politician

I have no intention of resigning, and confidently expect to resume official duties within three months.

Frederick William Borden, politician

It is my intention to live an authentic life of compassion and integrity and action.

Zachary Quinto, actor

Hell is full of good intentions or desires.

St. Bernard of Clairvaux,

Image creates desire. You will what you imagine.

J. G. Gallimore,

No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one have not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better. With good intentions, hell proverbially is paved.

William James, philosopher

O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.

T. S. Eliot, poet

I had no intention of being an actor. I was quite good at it. I was pretty capable at other things but never any good at anything.

Sean Bean, actor

The intention was to shoot short films that can exist as shorts independently, but when I put them all together, there are things that echo through them like the dialogue repeats; the situation is always the same, the way they're shot is very simple and the same.

Jim Jarmusch, director

My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition, here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition, that the composition moved towards perfection with the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation.

Maurice Ravel, composer

I've got absolutely no intention of ever going to play at another club.

Steven Gerrard, athlete

The sincere teachers of their youth should be met, not with an intention to dictate to them, but to give additional force to their well-meant endeavours, and raise them to public esteem.

Joseph Lancaster, educator

I believe in the power of intention to change the landscape of our society - and it is my intention to live an authentic life of compassion and integrity and action. Jamey Rodemeyer's life changed mine.

Zachary Quinto, actor

One cannot help being impressed by the protesters. They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution.

Bob Schaffer, politician

I'm very skeptical about the good intentions of Milosevic.

Warren Christopher, lawyer

So that is how I ended up with those two titles, I like Accidentally on Purpose better - it is how we work in our trade - is it really an accident, or is there a thread of destiny in there? That was the intention, I am not sure I found out.

Michael York, actor

So on May 1, 1987, at Gary's invitation, I agreed to see him one last time - to confront him face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention of ending our brief relationship.

Donna Rice, celebrity

He would catapult you forward, and that was his intention with the Jazz Messengers. He would take young people with a potential and help them develop a voice as a player and as a writer.

Benny Green, musician

I have no intention of discussing my private life with anyone.

Claire Bloom, actress

I don't think the NFL had the slightest intention of taking me, except as maybe a water boy.

Joel McHale, comedian

Let's get a couple of things straight. It hasn't been years and years since I made a movie. I'm not coming back from the dead - I've just had two kids! I have no intention of retiring, but I do think it's impossible to do movie after movie, because there aren't that many good films made.

Julia Roberts, actress

There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring.

Tim Roth, actor

To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy.

Ronald Reagan, president

I had no intention of pursuing either the characters or the setting further.

Stephen R. Donaldson, writer

Just the same way I'd say a prayer before going onstage, taking that even further and using the drum to inspire people. And using that as a vehicle for the intention.

Rick Allen, drummer

My intention was to enroll at McGill University but an unexpected series of events led me to study physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Sidney Altman, scientist

Our intention is to give people, however you might stylize it, a tax cut or a pay raise.

Paul O'Neill, politician

I think that it is our intention to deny cancer any control over us.

Elizabeth Edwards, lawyer

I feel like saying we need to all calm down a little. Let's take the time to breathe. I have no intention of allowing myself be distracted.

Pauline Marois, politician

As long as your intention is pure, and you know what you're in it for, then you're alright. And I'm in it because I enjoy it. I take it seriously... real seriously. I mean I could sit and talk all day about the music.

Trey Anastasio, musician

I have no intention of letting this decision change the way that I approach my training and preparation for games, but the time has come for me to realise that I have gone as far as I can go with this England team.

Jonny Wilkinson, athlete

The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.

Theodor Adorno, philosopher

My biggest pet peeve are just girls who go to sports bars who have no intention on caring what teams are playing, like they're looking for just a night out. That drives me more crazy than anything else. Like, don't pretend to be a sports fan.

Jerry Ferrara, actor

With Portlandia, I don't think our intention is always to find something funny. Sometimes the humor comes from taking something really seriously. We're okay with making somebody feel uncomfortable or uneasy.

Carrie Brownstein, musician

It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.

Ansel Adams, photographer

I am 1,000 percent for Tom Eagleton and I have no intention of dropping him from the ticket.

George McGovern, politician

When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Otto von Bismarck, leader

If I commit an error I do it without bad intention.

Stand Watie, soldier

My great crime in the world is blunder I will get into scrapes without intention or any bad motive.

Stand Watie, soldier

Anyone can write one book: even politicians do it. Starting a second book reveals an intention to be a professional writer.

Len Deighton, historian

It is my intention to proceed slowly with our trenches.

Peter Stuyvesant, public servant

I've tried doing so, for it was never my intention to paint only with gray. But in the course of my work I have eliminated one color after another, and what has remained is gray, gray, gray!

Alberto Giacometti, sculptor

The best-laid schemes o' mice an 'menGang aft agley.

Robert Burns, poet

They ended up spending a total, their campaign plus the independent, about 1.3 million. I only ended up spending about - not only, but I spent about 2 million. But I had no intention of doing that until I was attacked with a negative ad by an independent group.

Rahm Emanuel, politician

With the intention of signing Lin back, I saw that I can help.

Jason Kidd, basketball player

Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

I love more than anything looking at a movie scene by scene and seeing the intention behind it.

Jodie Foster, actress

Michael Eisner let it be known last week that he had no intention of leaving the entertainment business once he steps down as CEO of Disney in October.

Peter Bart, editor

I don't have any friends and don't have any intention of making any. People will stab you in the back, mistreat you, talk about me behind your back, steal from you. And they're not really your friends. They're only there because you're a celebrity or because they want to get something from you.

Gary Coleman, actor

I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.

Charles Darwin, naturalist

I used some vivid language that, if I could take it back, I'd take it back. It's not my intention to be personally critical of the President or of anyone else.

Paul O'Neill, politician

It is in the nature of the New Yorker to be as topical as possible, on a level that is often small in scale and playful in intention.

Brendan Gill, critic

I have never wavered from my intention to advance the cause of diversity in new and more effective ways.

Jeb Bush, politician

It was not my intention whatsoever for the Japanese government to try to get me out of trouble. And I really appreciate the Japanese government for all they have done for me.

Robert Jenkins, soldier

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.

Thomas Aquinas, theologian

The remarks about my reaching the age of Social Security and coming to the end of the road, they jolted me. And that was good. Because I sure as hell had no intention of just sitting around for the rest of my life. So I'd whip out the paints and really go to it.

Norman Rockwell, artist

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

Mary Anne Radmacher,

I certainly had no intention of playing a man.

Fiona Shaw, actress

In laughter we always find an unavowed intention to humiliate and consequently to correct our neighbour.

Henri Bergson, philosopher

My hatred is a thousand times more powerful than all your good intentions.

Jim Goad, author

There was absolutely no intention of splitting up. We had so many great ideas to use on the new album. John Paul Jones was incredible, coming to the studio each day with new instruments to play.

John Bonham, musician

My first real breakthrough collided with the last months of Callaghan's Labour government, which had every intention of enjoying my success as much as I did.

Peter Straub, writer

Should we fear hackers? Intention is at the heart of this discussion.

Kevin Mitnick, businessman

It wasn't my intention in going after this part but I suppose now I do. The adult roles are a lot meatier - you're not always just the daughter or the girlfriend or whatever.

Emmy Rossum, actress

Well, many of us believe that excessive media concentration is a subject that ought to be addressed, and it is, of course, the intention of the majority party not to allow that to be discussed.

Barney Frank, politician

However, intention needn't enter in, and if a reader sees things in a religious way, and the work is dogmatically acceptable, then I don't see why it should not be interpreted in that way, as well as in others.

James Schuyler, poet

Well, it's an adventure story, and a Bildungsroman, of course, but there was also the intention to describe a culture that had been seen in rather narrow terms.

John M. Ford, writer

Apparently, there's this whole set of disgruntled people but obviously it's not my intention to offend anyone by changing the style of music that I've done.

Jonny Lang, musician

No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Saviour, if it is just and if the intention is purely for His holy service.

Christopher Columbus, explorer

Some people come out going, I don't get it. And I don't quite know what they're trying to get, what they're struggling for. We have had the reaction where people leave the movie sort of uncomfortable and befuddled. Although that wasn't our intention.

Joel Coen, director

I know that Duke made a number of demands, including that the attorney general drop its investigation. We have no intention of asking the attorney general to do that.

Gray Davis, politician

He wanted to be a lawyer, couldn't afford it, so he started dealing to go to college - good intention.

John Leguizamo, comedian

Some months ago, while I was preparing a new work, I told a young cinema executive my intention of including in a soundtrack two themes from Bach. But when he asked me which has been the last hit from that Bach?, then I knew that I had no longer place in cinema.

Maurice Jarre, composer

Our intentions may be very good, but, because the intelligence is limited, the action may turn out to be a mistake - a mistake, but not necessarily a sin, for sin comes out of a wrong intention.

E. Stanley Jones, theologian

I am not surprised that they show no intention to follow in my footsteps, although if I had a second chance myself, I would certainly try to repeat my present career.

Richard Ernst, scientist

On the subject of emigration, it is not my intention to dwell at any length.

Charles Sturt, explorer

I have absolutely no intention of marrying Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Paul Getty, businessman

Our intention is to really explore this transition and, beyond that, explore the particular things that someone comes up against when they're gay or lesbian.

Laura Innes, actress

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