What are intentions?

Famous quotes containing the word intentions:

    A man sees only what concerns him.... How much more, then, it requires different intentions of the eye and of the mind to attend to different departments of knowledge! How differently the poet and the naturalist look at objects!
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Good intentions are met with good recompense.
    Chinese proverb.

    The hardest task of a girl’s life, nowadays, is to prove to a man that his intentions are serious.
    Helen Rowland (1875–1950)