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German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
To read well, that is, to read true books in a true spirit, is a noble exercise, and one that will task the reader more than any other exercise which the customs of the day esteem. It requires a training such as the athletes underwent, the steady intention almost of the whole life to this object.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
Animals are considered as property only. To destroy or to abuse them, from malice to the proprietor, or with an intention injurious to his interest in them, is criminal. But the animals themselves are without protection. The law regards them not substantively. They have no RIGHTS!
English drummer, composer and producer 1949-
Close to the Edge, Red, One of a kind, Discipline, Earthworks, The Sound of Surprise, all seem to me to be albums that captured the essence of the intention.
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.
American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
I have no intention of selling any more of the historical Apollo 11 items in my possession for the remainder of my life. I intend to pass a portion of these items on to my children and to loan the most important items for permanent display in suitable museums around the country.
Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker 1901-1966
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!
Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
If the deaf are to hear, the sound has to be very loud. When we dropped the bomb, it was not our intention to kill anybody. We have bombed the British Government. The British must quit India and make her free.Source: As quoted in Awakening Indians to India
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.
American landscape photographer and environmentalist 1902-1984
It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.
Vilayat Inayat Khan
Teacher of meditation and of the traditions of Sufism 1916-2004
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.
American poet and actor 1974-
It was not my intention to make such a production of the emptiness between us, playing tuba on the tombstone of a soprano to try to keep some dead singer's perspective alive. It's just that I could have swore you had sung me a love song back there; and that you meant it.Source: Poetry Hurling Crowbirds at Mockingbars
American scholar, organizational consultant and author 1925-2014
Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it.
American politician 1962-
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.
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