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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)