The motive behind criticism often determines its validity. Those who care criticize where necessary. Those who envy criticize the moment they think that they have found a weak spot.
Everyone lies to themselves, but many people do it with good intentions. They want to believe what they tell themselves, it is oftentimes the best possible version of reality for them. Although it may not be accurate, it is a mural of their desires, aspirations, optimism and passion. These people usually either need time or a new experience to discover the truth. People who lie to themselves for different reasons are oftentimes trying to avoid something or escape blame for things they have done.
Intentions of a man reflects in his actions.
My father taught me that you can you read a hundred books on wisdom and write a hundred books on wisdom, but unless you apply what you learned then its only words on a page. Life is not lived with intentions, but action.
Life is short only if you are not living your purpose.
How would your life be different if…You pretended those around you were deaf to your words? Let today be the day…You let your actions speak and communicate your feelings and intentions.
Constantly stopping to explain oneself may expand into a frustrating burden for the rare individual, so ceasing to do so is like finally dropping the weights and sprinting towards his goals. Those who insincerely misunderstand, who intentionally distort the motives of a pure-intentioned individual, then, no longer have the opportunity to block his path; instead, they are the ones left to stand on the sidelines shouting frustratedly in the wind of his trail.
You have to live intentionally as one with a unique purpose and determination.
Words suggest like's intentions. Actions demonstrate love's conviction.
It's amazing how much you can learn if your intentions are truly earnest.
Intellectuals are in a position to expose the lies of governments, to analyze actions according to their causes and motives and often hidden intentions.
The U.S. State Department has a consistent record of error in the assessment of Asian situations and judging Red Chinese intentions.
This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.
I've seen it again and again in my consulting: Most teams are too large to be innovative, despite their leaders' best intentions.
It can bum you out when your intentions aren't, like, translated properly.
Power has long been regarded as morally corrosive, and we often suspect the intentions of those who seek it.
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.
I had all the intentions of being the next Eddie Murphy.
Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions; it's walled and roofed with them. Yes, and furnished too.
I'm a good guy with a good heart, and I have good intentions.