English version

somebody’s heart is in the right place

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsomebody’s heart is in the right placesomebody’s heart is in the right placeinformalKIND used to say that someone is really a kind person and has the right feelings about something important I don’t think his idea will work, though his heart’s in the right place. heart
Examples from the Corpus
somebody’s heart is in the right placeHe can be rude and bad-tempered sometimes, but his heart's in the right place.Mike's a little grouchy sometimes, but his heart's in the right place.
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