Intellectuals are in a position to expose the lies of governments, to analyze actions according to their causes and motives and often hidden intentions.
I can analyze people's intentions. Immediately. That's just a warning. To everyone.
It's amazing how much you can learn if your intentions are truly earnest.
Mr. Chamberlain desires to avert the threat to England's peace by making England, in alliance with Germany, stronger than her rivals and so to force them to renounce their hostile intentions against her.
Power is an instrument of fatal consequence. It is confined no more readily than quicksilver, and escapes good intentions as easily as air flows through mesh.
Any agreement that you have isn't going to be based on North Korea's intentions or trust.
A court's assessment of an agency's compliance with statutory limits does not depend on whether the agency's policy is good or whether the agency's intentions are laudatory.
This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.
It is not cowardly, quite the contrary, to seek to meet the adversary and know his intentions. However, it is cowardly, shameful and treasonable to lay down arms.
Naming a transition team varies with the intentions of the candidate; some candidates have been careful to name a transition team as much as a year in advance.
An actor can be as talented as another, but if he doesn't stick to what the director's intentions are, it all falls down. I adore working with actors.
Demanding abrupt and expensive changes in public policy raises fair questions about ideological intentions.