Difficulty of intentions

Sufyaan ath-Thawree 161 AH (May Allah have mercy on him) said:

ما عالجت شيئا أشد علي من نيتي, لانها تتقلب علي

“There is nothing more difficult upon me to observe than my intention, as it is always changing.”

Taken from Jaami’ ‘Uloom p. 16

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