Top 32 Quotes and Sayings about "INTENDING"


"Hip-hop music in general kind of revolves around singles, and I appreciate that mindset, but at the same time, I wanted to go beyond that. It's not like I was intending to make a classic record - I mean, I'm always trying to make timeless music, but I really just tried to reference the music that on a road trip you can put in and not have to skip a track."

--- Alexander Spit


"I had the attitude that I would work with this present-day material and do the best I could to describe it with photography, not intending to make any particular comment about whether it was good or bad or whether I liked it or not. It was just there, and I was interested in it. That's what I still do today."

--- William Eggleston


"There are a lot of unseen projects. When a project is finished, I often physically, and in my mind, set it aside, intending something to happen with it, something that does or does not always happen. Now, a lot of these are being resurrected for the public."

--- William Eggleston


"I was put to the grammar-school at eight years of age, my father intending to devote me, as the tithe of his sons, to the service of the Church."

--- Benjamin Franklin


"I did not set out to write another novel. One day I sat down with the thought of trying my hand at a piece of nonfiction, a personal memoir of youth, but over the next several weeks, without intending it, the work began evolving into what has become 'Tomcat in Love."

--- Tim O'Brien


"I'd never go onstage in my life without fully intending to do the best show you've ever seen."

--- Steven Van Zandt


"For me, the intent in a song is to sing it. I compose songs, meaning I'm writing words to be set to music; I'm intending it to not be recited. I'm a singer-songwriter, and I'm a poet, and there really isn't a contradiction, at least for me."

--- Cornelius Eady


"When I got to college, I was intending to study film. But I found that my brain was feeling mushy, so I took a few math classes. I started doing really well at them, and solving equations was this, like, drug rush."

--- Danica McKellar


"In other words, I'm not intending to start from things that require a five-year development time."

--- Shigeru Miyamoto


"The power of intention is a critical factor in all areas of life. Simply by intending to create synchronicity in your life, you can nurture that result."

--- Deepak Chopra


"Politics is when you say you are going to do one thing while intending to do another. Then you do neither what you said nor what you intended."

--- Saddam Hussein


"I rarely end up where I was intending to go, but often I end up somewhere I needed to be."

--- Douglas Adams


"You told me once that we shall be judged by our intentions, not by our accomplishments. I thought it a grand remark. But we must intend to accomplish - not sit intending on a chair."

--- E. M. Forster


"Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing."

--- Edmund Burke


"Anyone can see that intending and not acting when we can is not really intending, and loving and not doing good when we can is not really loving."

--- Emanuel Swedenborg


"In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue. If we have enough friends, we may go on for years, intending to leave, talking about leaving -instead of actually getting up and leaving."

--- Erica Jong


"A lot of the evil in the world is actually not intentional. A lot of people in the financial system did a lot of damage without intending to."

--- George Soros


"To be always intending to make a new and better life but never to find time to set about it is as to put off eating and drinking and sleeping from one day to the next until you're dead."

--- Og Mandino


"Comedy is surprises, so if you're intending to make somebody laugh and they don't laugh, that's funny."

--- Norm MacDonald


"We are in the middle of what looks increasingly like the zombie apocalypse. Moaning people don't need help. Moaning people are intending to eat us."

--- Mira Grant


"Is there anyone’s life story you don’t want to know?” “Not really.” His expression was unexpectedly serious. “Because people make a story of their lives. Gains, losses, tragedy and triumph—you can tell a lot about someone simply by what they put into each category. You can learn a lot about what you put into each category by your reaction to them. They teach you about yourself without ever intending to do it—and they teach you a lot about life."

--- Michelle Sagara


"My mother made me a scientist without ever intending to. Every other Jewish mother in Brooklyn would ask her child after school, So? Did you learn anything today? But not my mother. Izzy, she would say, did you ask a good question today? That difference - asking good questions - made me become a scientist."

--- Isidor Isaac Rabi


"Do not consider me now as an elegant female intending to plague you, but as a rational creature speaking the truth from her heart."

--- Jane Austen


"I do assure you, Sir, that I have no pretension whatever of that kind of elegance which consists in tormenting a respectable man. I would rather be paid the compliment of being believed sincere. I thank you again and again for the honour you have done me in your proposals, but to accept them is absolutely impossible. My feelings in every respect forbid it. Can I speak plainer? Do not consider me now as an elegant female intending to plague you, but as a rational creature speaking the truth from her heart."

--- Jane Austen


"I dont have a problem with fame. I got into this business intending to be very successful, but I wanted it to be at my price."

--- Jason Patric


"Think on this doctrine, - that reasoning beings were created for one another's sake; that to be patient is a branch of justice, and that men sin without intending it."

--- Marcus Aurelius


"Does anyone really go into nursing intending to be apathetic, cold and removed from suffering? I find that very difficult to believe."

--- Jo Brand


"God has created me to do him some definite service; He has committed some work to me which he has not committed to another. I have my mission; I never may know it in this life, but I shall be told it in the next. I have a part in a great work; I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons. He has not created me for naught. I shall do good, I shall do His work; I shall be an angel of peace, a preacher of truth in my own place, while not intending it, if I do but keep His commandments and serve Him in my calling."

--- John Henry Newman


"The main line of the Yugoslav Attack has become just too vast for most players to study in depth, and anyone intending to venture into such tricky waters needs to have an intimate knowledge of all the hidden reefs."

--- John Nunn


"In matters of great concern, and which must be done, there is no surer argument of a weak mind than irresolution; to be undetermined where the case is so plain, and the necessity so urgent. To be always intending to live a new life, but never to find time to set about it; this is as if a man should put off eating, and drinking, and sleeping, from one day and night to another, till he is starved and destroyed."

--- John Tillotson


"I ask God every day to give me the words to tell the kids. That's my mentality, and that's what I'm intending to do."

--- La'el Collins


"I was doing cartoons and mocking white liberals, mocking the attitude of government who said to go slow, while intending to do absolutely nothing for black people, then called Negroes. And I had a lot of fun and I expressed a lot of anger. That was a thing that was important to know at that time. As I was emerging into more and more into politics that I was angry."

--- Jules Feiffer