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Henry Sweet Quotes and Sayings

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Intended to serve as an introduction to both the linguistic
and also the practical study of spoken English.
- Henry Sweet

The London dialect as it is spoken in educated circles.
- Henry Sweet

When you see something done,
know that you intended it.
If you don't like what you see,
then deeply examine your intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Count your blessings. Once you realize
how valuable you are and how much you have going for you,
the smiles will return, the sun will break out,
the music will play, and you will finally
be able to move forward the life that God intended
for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
- Og Mandino

Music is intended and designed for sentient beings
that have hopes and purposes and emotions.
- Jacques Barzun

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.
- Garrison Keillor

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The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint
when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.
- Robert Frost

It had all the earmarks of a CIA operation;
the bomb killed everybody in the room except the intended target!
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

Whatever you are by nature, keep to it;
never desert your line of talent.
Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed.
- Sydney Smith

When God hands you a gift, he also hands you a whip;
and the whip is intended for self-flagellation solely.
- Truman Capote

It is a commonplace that the League of Nations is not
yet-what its most enthusiastic protagonists intended it to be.
- Hjalmar Branting

What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.
- Oprah Winfrey

Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth -
look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity,
and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus
could be intended for enjoyment.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I never have taken a picture I've intended.
They're always better or worse.
- Diane Arbus

My intended audience was everybody.
I just want to make cartoons for human beings.
- John Kricfalusi

What five members of the Supreme Court say the law
is may be something vastly different from what Congress intended the law to be.
- Benjamin F. Fairless

I don't think that a same-sex marriage is the way God intended it to be.
- Joel Osteen

The corn law was intended to keep wheat at the price of 80s.
the quarter; it is now under 40s.
the quarter.
- John Bright

I intended an Ode, And it turned to a Sonnet.
- Austin Dobson

Film fixes a precise visual image in the viewer's head.
In fiction, you just hope you're precise enough to
convey the intended effect.
- Jeff Vandermeer

What I worry about would be that you essentially have two chambers,
the House and the Senate, but you have simply,
majoritarian, absolute power on either side.
And that's just not what the founders intended.
- Barack Obama

My parents are really well intended,
and I think their way of dealing with things is denial and guilt.
Nobody wanted to talk about it.
But all I did was blame myself.
- Teri Hatcher

Every human being is intended to have a character of his own;
to be what no others are,
and to do what no other can do.
- William Ellery Channing

After closely examining my conscience,
I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended
the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as
in the contemporary ones.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools,
to be precise and perfect in all their actions.
- John Ruskin

My career was 100% different from what I intended to do.
I thought I'd photograph nature and landscapes but
I wound up photographing the changing of the times.
- Charles Moore

It's been over 15 years since I toured...
over 12 years since I did any recording under my own name.
I never really intended to take that long of a hiatus.
- Thomas Dolby

Any theory intended to describe and analyze socio-historical
reality cannot restrict itself to the human spirit
and disregard the totality of human nature.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

To reform means to shatter one form and to create another;
but the two sides of this act are not always equally
intended nor equally successful.
- George Santayana

No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian
religion must be the basis of any government intended
to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
- Noah Webster

Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one,
take this as a sign that you have neither understood
the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve.
- Karl Popper

If the gods had intended for people to vote,
they would have given us candidates.
- Howard Zinn

My home studio is my private instrument for me only.
It's not intended to record anyone but me.
- Billy Sheehan

I never intended to be a politician or office-seeker.
- Vaclav Klaus

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

If God had not intended that Women shou'd use their Reason,
He wou'd not have given them any, 'for He does nothing in vain.'
- Mary Astell

I think most of the best new work is intended to have
much more impact at once.
- Donald Judd

But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man.
Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be
transcendental language in the most extravagant sense.
- Charles Ives

What the mass media offers is not popular art,
but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food,
forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
- W. H. Auden

Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even
the most rigorous study of an art originally intended
to make glad the heart of man.
- Ezra Pound

All I ever intended was to make a living at what I do.
Everything I've achieved since then is above and beyond.
- Shania Twain

Music can be used against us as much as it can be used for us.
Muzak can put a whole nation to sleep,
whereas a lullaby is intended to put a child to sleep in a sweet way.
- Holly Near

If God had intended us to fly he would have given us railways.
- Michael Flanders

For more than forty years, the United States Congress
has shamelessly used payroll taxes intended for Social
Security to fund big government spending.
- Mike Pence

I've never intended to be controversial but it's very
easy to be controversial in pop music because nobody ever is.
- Steven Morrissey

For the word is dialectical in itself and at the same
time is integrated into the whole of existence.
By this I mean that the word is intended to be lived.
- Jacques Ellul

I shall have less cause to regret the carrying my intended purpose into effect,
foreseeing that you may immediately fill with advantage,
the vacancy which will presently happen.
- Henry Laurens

I don't think we use television the way we should or
the way the inventors intended.
- Will McDonough

I work very fast, keeping the ideas flowing but making
sure they come out the way I intended.
- Gavin Bryars

I had intended to have gone into Africa incognito.
But the fact that a white man, even an American,
was about to enter Africa was soon known all over Zanzibar.
- Henry Morton Stanley

The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the
complete person you were intended to be.
- Oprah Winfrey

This submission is a restraint of liberty,
but could be of no effect as to the good intended,
unless it were general; nor general,
unless it were natural.
- Algernon Sydney

Principles and rules are intended to provide a thinking
man with a frame of reference.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

In Men in Black, it was a very small character,
no pun intended.
- Verne Troyer

I think a painting should include more experience than
simply intended statement.
- Jasper Johns

The English had hit upon a splendid joke.
They intended to catch me or to bring me down.
- Manfred von Richthofen

It wasn't a mission to be a rock star.
It wasn't a mission of mine to even be a movie star.
I just intended to be a good actor.
- Don Johnson

I may not have gone where I intended to go,
but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.
- Douglas Adams

To love someone means to see him as God intended him.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended,
not what you said or thought.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is obvious that when I shot him I intended to kill him.
- Ruth Ellis

The first epics were intended for recitation;
the literary epic is meant to be read.
- Lascelles Abercrombie

A literary journal is intended to connect writer with reader;
the role of the editor is to mediate.
- John Barton

The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep.
- George Stephanopoulos

There is not one blade of grass, there is no color
in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice.
- John Calvin

I'm sure we don't read old paintings the way they were intended.
- Robert Rauschenberg

The chief difference between words and deeds is that
words are always intended for men for their approbation,
but deeds can be done only for God.
- Leo Tolstoy

I never intended to become a run-of-the-mill person.
- Barbara Jordan

I think the play actually became bigger than me.
No pun intended.
- Camryn Manheim

I cite in my book countless examples of the foundational
documents of the colonial period in America and the writings of the leaders,
that this was intended to be a Christian nation.
- Pat Robertson


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