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  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    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.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
  • Shirley Lord
    Shirley Lord
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    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!
  • Bill Bruford
    Bill Bruford
    English drummer, composer and producer 1949-
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    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.
  • Benny Green
    Benny Green
    American musician
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    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.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    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.
  • Alberto Giacometti
    Alberto Giacometti
    Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker 1901-1966
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    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!
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
    Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
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    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
  • Brendan Gill
    Brendan Gill
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    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.
  • Ansel Adams
    Ansel Adams
    American landscape photographer and environmentalist 1902-1984
    Ansel Adams
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    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
    Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Teacher of meditation and of the traditions of Sufism 1916-2004
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    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.
  • Buddy Wakefield
    Buddy Wakefield
    American poet and actor 1974-
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    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
  • Warren Bennis
    Warren Bennis
    American scholar, organizational consultant and author 1925-2014
    Warren Bennis
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    Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it.
  • Bob Schaffer
    Bob Schaffer
    American politician 1962-
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    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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