The artist may rightly venture the opinion that he does not convey ideas, does not preach, nor that he intents to convert people by using mass communication techniques... Better than handing out all kinds of wise advice, he could show life itself; he could awake forces lying dormant in everybody, he could launch an invitation to create direct and personal experiences.
The rich, the well-born, and the able, acquire an influence among the people that will soon be too much for simple honesty and plain sense, in a house of representatives. The most illustrious of them must, therefore, be separated from the mass, and placed by themselves in a senate; this is, to all honest and useful intents, an ostracism.john adams
Poisons and medicine are oftentimes the same substance given with different intents.peter mere latham
The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.Charles Lamb
Whether a transaction be fair or fraudulent is often a question of law: it is the judgment of law upon facts and intents.