Intention Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Intention

#1. When I go up there, which is my intention, the Big Judge will say to me, Where are your wounds? and if I say I haven't any, he will say, Was there nothing to fight for? I couldn't face that question. (Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful) - Author: Alan Paton
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#2. What is a great life but a youthful intention carried out in maturity? - Author: Alfred De Vigny
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#3. Belgium's declared intention to fight was, the Germans believed, no more than the "rage of dreaming sheep" - in the words a Prussian statesman once applied to his domestic opponents. - Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
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#4. We have no intention of abandoning the American people to unproven theories and extreme positions. We're the people party and we're going to stick up for the people. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#5. Sometimes his methods are questionable, and even his morals are questionable, but his intention is always to protect Sydney. So in that way I think he's a good parent. - Author: Victor Garber
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#6. Nobody has the intention of building a wall - Author: Walter Ulbricht
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#7. I hire talented, creative, passionate learners who have a history of turning intention into reality. - Author: Jeff Henderson
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#8. I have no intention of letting this decision change the way that I approach my training and preparation for games, but the time has come for me to realise that I have gone as far as I can go with this England team. - Author: Jonny Wilkinson
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#9. Forgetting the things that lie behind, I will strive towards my higher spiritual possibilities. I dedicate myself anew to the service of the Coming One and will do all I can to prepare men's minds and hearts for that event. I have no other life intention. - Author: Alice Bailey
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#10. It's my firm intention to whop cancer into submission and I truly believe I've given myself the best start possible by radically overhauling my diet and by staying true to my motto, which is: Don't worry, be happy, feel good. The first thing I did when I was diagnosed was to turn vegan. - Author: Larry Hagman
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#11. The point is that both Hitler and Stalin held out promises of stability in order to hide their intention of creating a state of permanent instability. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#12. You can't learn the truth about a man's intentions by asking him. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#13. I think Mount Everest is gorgeous, too, but that doesn't mean I have any intention of trying to climb it - Author: Jeaniene Frost
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#14. It's not supposed to make you distracted from your life, it's supposed to make you challenge the ongoing distraction with focused intention. Simply discussing how asleep we can be gives credence to the possibility of finding moments of true honest alertness. - Author: Dan Mangan
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#15. To Live In The Original Intention Of God Is To Chase Self Destruction Away - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#16. Success or failure is proportionate to intention. - Author: Donna Labermeier
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#17. When we say something, our subjective intention or situation is always involved. So there is no perfect word; some distortion is always present in a statement. - Author: Shunryu Suzuki
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#18. Everything is in a script for a reason, and only by being part of a writing team (or writing it yourself), do you really understand the intention of every beat. - Author: Peter Jackson
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#19. With the muscles of our body, we can lift and move heavy things. With the muscle of integrity, we can turn intention into powerful action. That's how we can earn trust from our conscience, and can truly believe in ourselves. - Author: Ilchi Lee
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#20. She tied a robe around herself even though she had no intention of leaving her room - one could never be too careful about avoiding Peeping Toms in a new place. - Author: Charlie N. Holmberg
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#21. cannot decide what I will next think or intend until a thought or intention arises. What will my next mental state be? I do not know - it just happens. - Author: Sam Harris
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#22. Though President George W. Bush made some small noises about his intention to present some form of improved health coverage, nothing grew out of them. - Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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#23. Thamsine Granville had not begun the day with the intention of killing Oliver Cromwell. - Author: Alison Stuart
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#24. Tapping into the essence of originating Spirit, emulating the attributes of the creative force of intention, and manifesting into your life anything that you desire that's consistent with the universal mind ... - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#25. I started out dancing on a reality TV show, but always with the intention of making my way over to film. I transitioned into the film world by doing certain things that my fans had been used to seeing me do. My dancing and singing gave me the confidence to act. - Author: Julianne Hough
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#26. Good People' need to have manifestations (track record of impact) not just manifestos (intention) - Author: Fela Durotoye
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#27. Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny. - Author: Aristotle.
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#28. He made you you - on purpose. You are the only you - ever. Becoming ourselves means we are actively cooperating with God's intention for our lives, not fighting him or ourselves. - Author: Stasi Eldredge
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#29. Successful commitment occurs when your stated intentions are stronger than your hidden intentions, or when you consciously reconcile the conflict. - Author: Brian P. Moran
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#30. Love is big; love can hold anger, love can even hold hatred. It's about the intention of what you want it to do. - Author: Alice Walker
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#31. Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#32. I think an editing style is something that is ascribed to the work after-the-fact. I don't think you go in with a particular intention, but I think if there is an integrity to the work and the material you are working with, the work comes from the nature of that material. - Author: Jay Cassidy
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#33. What if you never meet him?
Then I shall die an old maid, was the cheerful response. I daresay it isn't the hardest death by any means.
Oh, I suppose the dying would be easy enough, it's the living an old maid I shouldn't like, said Diana, with no intention of being humorous. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#34. Technology is only an enabler, which can help achieve the intention of the person who is using it. - Author: Jane Chen
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#35. Write drunk (on emotion); edit sober (on rationality and intention).
Faulkner, reimagined by me. - Author: Christina Cooke
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#36. Circumstances don't always align themselves with human intention. - Author: Kristin Cashore
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#37. There is always a gap between intention and action.. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#38. My accent is of African ancestry and so is my origin and I have no intention to change any of it. Therefore nobody should expect me to fraudulently behave as if I was anything else. - Author: Gloria D. Gonsalves
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#39. The space itself, your home, naturally has a message and intention. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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#40. But there's a road to hell for every good intention. - Author: Neal Shusterman
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#41. Instead of crushing them and mixing them with water, she decided to take them one by one, because there is always a gap between intention and action, and she wanted to feel free to turn back halfway. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#42. My intention throughout has been to write, to create literature, and to be able to look people in the eye after I'd done it - the people I'd written about. - Author: Karl Ove Knausgaard
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#43. One may be doing all good and right things, but if they aren't done with good intentions, they are futile. Having right intentions is the most important! Even the prayers are of no use if not done in the right earnest! - Author: Neelam Saxena Chandra
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#44. I cannot conceive an intention in God that Christ should satisfy his justice for the sin of them that were in hell some thousands of years before, and yet be still resolved to continue their punishment on them to all eternity. - Author: John Owen
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#45. I do not get involved in the game to think that it is a future transition for me getting back into the ring. It was not my intention. I've stated many times that I did it for my son. - Author: Bill Goldberg
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#46. One clear difference between art and commercial work is that commercial work is exploitive: the work may be high quality but the intention is to sell product or tickets. Art exists with or without ticket sales. - Author: Twyla Tharp
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#47. The most effective intention is a desire for a conscious contact with your soul, a deeper connection to your Self. This is the most powerful purpose to intend every time you meditate, pray, or do any spiritual practice. - Author: Derek Rydall
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#48. Flirtation: attention without intention. - Author: Max O'Rell
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#49. A power struggle collapses when you withdraw your energy from it. Power struggles become uninteresting to you when you change your intention from winning to learning about yourself. - Author: Gary Zukav
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#50. You are a dynamic being of Light that at each moment informs the energy that flows through you. You do this with each thought, with each intention. - Author: Gary Zukav
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#51. What's important is that you make the leap. Jump high and hard with intention and heart. Pay no mind to the vision that the commission made up. It's up to you to make your life. Take what you have and stack it up like a tower of teetering blocks. Build your dream around that. - Author: Cheryl Strayed
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#52. Because of the a priori element in intention, good intentions are so tempting - compared with a successive unfolding in time - and have so often in them some narcotic which develops an inner gaze instead of a resilience that begets energy. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#53. I know some gods. Better than I want to. Not one of them gives a shit about your heart - Author: Matthew Woodring Stover
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#54. Men always look differently at women, even if it's not your intention it is wrongly interpreted as such. - Author: Gao Xingjian
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#55. Check your heart and make sure your intention steers you in the right direction. - Author: Norhafsah Hamid
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#56. Part-time effort means part-tim results. - Author: Tony Curl
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#57. I'm in favor of approaching both the night and the day with intention. - Author: Robert Moss
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#58. My intention was to enroll at McGill University but an unexpected series of events led me to study physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. - Author: Sidney Altman
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#59. Trying to change social, national, or global realities without working on human consciousness means there is no serious intention. - Author: Jaggi Vasudev
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#60. [Clause in her will:] It is my intention to make no provision herein for my son Christopher or my daughter Christina for reasons which are well known to them. - Author: Joan Crawford
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#61. Many of you have asked why it's taken me so long to select a running mate. I have no intention of reaching into the political grab bag and grabbing any man to be my running mate. I'm going to reach in and grab a woman! - Author: Pat Paulsen
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#62. I would imagine that most of my writing is done spontaneously. I had no intention of writing, and then I'll just walk through the house, and I'll hear this melody, and I'll turn on the tape players and go back to it later on. Some days I'll get 3-5 songs a day. - Author: Andrae Crouch
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#63. Veracity does not consist in saying, but in the intention of communicating the truth. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#64. Stay aligned with your intentions and your good will find you. - Author: Alan Cohen
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#65. In all the ills that befall us, we are more concerned by the intention than the result. A tile that falls off a roof may injure us more seriously, but it will not wound us so deeply as a stone thrown deliberately by a malevolent hand. The blow may miss, but the intention always strikes home. - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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#66. People get confused when they see my shows, but that isn't the intention. My intention is to destabilize the act of seeing. - Author: Richard Phillips
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#67. It is not my intention to explain Turkey, its culture and its problems. My literature has a universal concern: I want to bring people and their emotions closer to my readers, not explain Turkish politics. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#68. There is an inner working of intelligence behind the movement of energy in the world. This natural or organic intelligence is conscious and sure in its plan and method, not by choice or intention but intuitively and spontaneously, as a movement of pure beauty and harmony. - Author: David Frawley
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#69. We make a living by what we give; and live a life by what we have yet to give. - Author: George Alexiou
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#70. Our thoughts create our reality-not instantly, necessarily, as in "Poof! There it is" - but eventually. Where we put our focus - our inner and outer vision - is the direction we tend to go. That's our desire, our intention ... - Author: Peter McWilliams
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#71. Those who intend to destroy me, underestimate my ability to regenerate. - Author: Aleksandra Ninkovic
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#72. Ive loved this job. It is my intention to stay as the Mayor - Author: Len Brown
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#73. For there's nothing we read of in torture's inventions, Like a well-meaning dunce, with the best of intentions. - Author: James Russell Lowell
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#74. In order to live the life we desire, and set the intention for greater happiness and more meaningful connections with others, we have to release the hold that our past has on us. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#75. You enter a state of controlled passivity, you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared intention is to justify the ways of God to man, you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#76. Life proceeds out of your intention. Your true intention is revealed by your actions, and your actions are determined by your true intention. As with everything in life (and life itself), it is a circle. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#77. I've always thought that as long as I did the right things and had the right intentions, everything would fall into place. - Author: John Travolta
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#78. There are twelve good reasons for failure. The first one is the avowed intention of doing no more than one is paid to do, and the person who makes this avowal may see the other eleven by stepping before a looking glass. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#79. I have no intention of watching undersized Englishmen perched on horses with matchstick legs race along courses planned to amuse Nell Gwynn. - Author: Gilbert Harding
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#80. A satyagrahi is sometimes bound to use language which is capable of two meanings, provided both the meanings are obvious and necessary and there is no intention to deceive anyone. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#81. Intention is nice, but it's a thing sometimes based more on hope than on reality. - Author: Megan Miranda
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#82. If the rule of thumb for attention literacy is to pay attention to your intention, then the heuristic for crap detection is to make skepticism your default. - Author: Howard Rheingold
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#83. I have no intention of taking a break - Author: Gay Byrne
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#84. Half of the results of a good intentions are evil; half the results of an evil intention are good. - Author: Mark Twain
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#85. In an honest effort to gain understanding, asking questions do not, necessarily, imply a conclusion has been determined. They can be used to avoid making the wrong judgement. If building trust is the ultimate goal - there is no need to be defensive, or feel threatened by any inquiry. - Author: T.F. Hodge
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#86. It is a precarious undertaking to say anything reliable about aims and intentions. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#87. Most people - however much they might deny it - had an idea of what they were getting into when they got into it. - Author: Donna Leon
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#88. What gives people superiority at a task is true intention. That makes you attuned to everything. - Author: Werner Erhard
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#89. It's not unlike a marriage, the partnership. All the effort and good intentions in the world can't make things right if you choose poorly in the first place. - Author: Cecilia Grant
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#90. If it had been our intention to take Iraq, if it had been our intention to destroy the country, if it had been our intention to overrun the country, we could have done it unopposed. - Author: Norman Schwarzkopf
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#91. There is certainly the intention of efforts like the Common Core to raise education standards and make sure that every student masters advanced math concepts - algebra, geometry, statistics and probability. - Author: Anya Kamenetz
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#92. You do this, perhaps, with a good intention,' said the Cardinal, 'but, in my opinion, it were wiser in you, and perhaps better for you, not to engage in so ridiculous a contest with a Fool.' - Author: Thomas More
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#93. I love revising things, because you see how you can get the language to get closer to intention. You know there are three ways to say X thing, but one will say it better than the other two. And in saying it better, it gets you closer to something. - Author: Claudia Rankine
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#94. Your ability to form a strong intention, to concentrate, and to get and stay focused while feeling detached from concerns of daily life - relaxed, open-minded, and emotionally energized - are essential. - Author: Cynthia Sue Larson
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#95. If a man be the enemy of another from mistake and prejudice, as in the case of religious opinions, and sometimes in politics, that man is different to an enemy at heart with a criminal intention; and it is incumbent upon as, and it contributes also to our own tranquillity, that we - Author: Thomas Paine
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#96. But as far as trusting the general run of men, there was no need, since she had no intention of ever expecting anything from one of them again. - Author: Larry McMurtry
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#97. Only good intentions may not always translate into good results. - Author: Girdhar Joshi
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#98. To see you cry wasn't my intention. just let me make it OK, just give me one more chance to say. - Author: Darren Mew
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#99. It's not my intention to let go of you," I mumbled. "Not ever. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#100. Stories, as much as we like to talk about them, retrospectively, as emanations of theme or worldview or intention, occur primarily as technical objects when they're being written. Or at least they do for me. They're the result of thousands of decisions made at speed during revision. - Author: George Saunders
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