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Never judge a man's actions until you know his motives.
All that we do is done with an eye to something else.
Tis e'er the wont of simple folk to prize the deed and o'erlook the motive, and of learned folk to discount the deed and lay open the soul of the doer.
Man sees your actions, but God your motives.
He advised people to have intellect, and to look beneath what he called "the epithelium of things," though he did discourage scrutiny of his own motives.
A good intention clothes itself with sudden power. When a god wishes to ride, any chip or pebble will bud and shoot out winged feet, and serve him for a horse.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all of the motives which produced them.
Men can be stimulated by hope or driven by fear, but the hope and the fear must be vivid and immediate if they are to be effective without producing weariness.
The Light of Lights Looks always on the motive, not the deed, The Shadow of Shadows on the deed alone.
We often do not know ourselves the grounds On which we act, though plain to others.
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