Would that well-thinking people should be replaced by thinking ones.
Author: Natalie Clifford Barney (1876-1972)
Profession: American-born French Author
I am sure of nothing so little as my own intentions.
Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)
Profession: British Poet
Moral of the Work. In war: resolution. In defeat: defiance. In victory: magnanimity. In peace: goodwill.
Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister
His designs were strictly honorable, as the phrase is; that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage.
Author: Henry Fielding (1707-1754)
Profession: British Novelist, Dramatist
The greatest events occur without intention playing any part in them; chance makes good mistakes and undoes the most carefully planned undertaking. The world's greatest events are not produced, they happen.
Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)
Profession: German Physicist, Satirist
What is the quality of your intent?
Author: Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993)
Profession: American Judge
Hell is paved with good intentions, not with bad ones. All men mean well.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist
No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he only had good intentions. He had money as well.
Author: Margaret Thatcher (1925)
Profession: British Stateswoman, Prime Minister (1979-90)