Quotes by intention

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  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    There is wickedness in the intention of wickedness, even though it be not perpetrated in the act.
  • Bob Filner
    Bob Filner
    American politician 1942-
    Bob Filner
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    To all the women that I've offended, I had no intention to be offensive, to violate any physical or emotional space. I was trying to establish personal relationships, but the combination of awkwardness and hubris led to behavior that I think many found offensive.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    We know there is intention and purpose in the universe, because there is intention and purpose in us.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    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.
  • Otto von Bismarck
    Otto von Bismarck
    German statesman 1815-1898
    Otto von Bismarck
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    When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it into practice.
  • Otto Von Bismarck
    Otto Von Bismarck
    German statesman 1815-1898
    Otto Von Bismarck
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    When a man says that he approves something in principal, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it in practice.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    When we try in good faith to believe in materialism, in the exclusive reality of the physical, we are asking our selves to step aside; we are disavowing the very realm where we exist and where all things precious are kept - the realm of emotion and conscience, of memory and intention and sensation.
  • Ian Mcewan
    Ian Mcewan
    English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
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    You enter a state of controlled passivity, you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared intention is to justify the ways of God to man, you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan.
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