one's intensions are good despite indications to the contrary
He often insults others by what he says but his heart is in the right place
by David Charbonneau July 07, 2006
if someone's heart is in the right place, they are a good and kind person even if they do not always seem to be.
Sanjay's a bit annoying sometimes but his heart is in the right place.
by Arunabh Das Sharma June 17, 2008