Notable Quotes About Intention

A Collection of Quotes and Aphorisms
from Great Minds and Sacred Teachings

Be sure to read these notable quotes
and aphorisms aloud to yourself in order to
experience the full anoiting of their wisdom.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A good intention clothes itself
with sudden power."

Lloyd Strom
"The road to hell is paved with good
intentions corrupted by our fears."

“Love does not obey our expectations,
it obeys our intentions.”

"God's Will is whatever we
do with good intention."

"Life does not obey our expectations.
Life obeys our intentions, in ways
we may not expect."

"A good intention is like the seed of
a tree whose fruit we do not know."

George Bernard Shaw
"Hell is paved with good intention,
not with bad ones. All men mean well."

Ernest Holmes
"Just what is meant by 'your word?' It means
your conscious intention, your conscious
direction, your conscious faith and acceptance
that, because of what you are doing, the
Power of Spirit will flow through your word
in the direction you give It."

Thomas Troward
“Our repeated failure to fully act as we
wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere
that is the essential thing, and this
will in time release us from the bondage of
habits which at present seem almost

Lao Tzu
"A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and no intention of arriving."

William Blake
"A truth that's told with bad intention
beats all the lies you can invent."

Warren Bennis
"Power is the capacity to translate
into reality and then sustain it."

Georgia Lanoil
"The most important distinction between
aggression and assertion is the intention.
During assertion, we move ourselves toward
another; during aggression, we move
ourselves against another."

Peter Abelard
"We call an intention good which is right in itself,
but the action is good, not because it contains
within it some good, but because it issues
from a good intention."

John Roger

"Choose your intention carefully and then
practice holding your consciousness to it,
so it becomes the guiding light in your life."

Djwhal Khul, the Tibetan
"It is conscious intention which confers potency
in the life of each disciple and initiate."