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The free way of life proposes ends, but it does not prescribe means.
Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it.
Government proposes, bureaucracy disposes. And the bureaucracy must dispose of government proposals by dumping them on us.
P. J. O'Rourke
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
Far too often the choices reality proposes are such as to take away one's taste for choosing.
A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.
Man proposes, but God disposes.
Thomas a Kempis
Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
William Howard Taft
He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich and that they in turn will care for the laboring poor.
In plain words: now that Britain has told the world that she has the H-Bomb she should announce as early as possible that she has done with it, that she proposes to reject in all circumstances nuclear warfare.
J. B. Priestley
In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.
Man proposes, woman forecloses.
We believe you will not have to pay more than the current rate structure proposes - which is, for 50 percent of the public, nothing; for another 25 percent, only a 10 percent increase; and for the remaining 25 percent, a 34 percent increase.
I can say unequivocally that the boycott does not work. It's never complete enough to have impact unless it's backed by force, and I don't think anybody in America seriously proposes that.
Man proposes, and God disposes.
The conservative who resists change is as valuable as the radical who proposes it.
Arbor Day is not like other holidays. Each of those reposes on the past, while Arbor Day proposes for the future.
Julius Sterling Morton
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