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Man proposes, but God disposes.
Thomas a Kempis
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.
A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.
Government proposes, bureaucracy disposes. And the bureaucracy must dispose of government proposals by dumping them on us.
P. J. O'Rourke
The free way of life proposes ends, but it does not prescribe means.
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
Let every man feel that he is the architect and builder of his own life, and that he proposes to make a success of it by working.
Heber J. Grant
Get this, kids - how a man proposes isn't what makes him romantic. It's how a man purposes to lay down his life that makes him romantic.
The conservative who resists change is as valuable as the radical who proposes it.
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.
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.
He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich and that they in turn will care for the laboring poor.
Far too often the choices reality proposes are such as to take away one's taste for choosing.
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
Man proposes, woman forecloses.
Arbor Day is not like other holidays. Each of those reposes on the past, while Arbor Day proposes for the future.
Julius Sterling Morton
In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.
When a profit-seeking company proposes to take citizens' private land away for its own gain, people should stand up for their rights.
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.
Man proposes, and God disposes.
In all God's plans for human redemption, He proposes that men pray. The men are to pray in every place, in the church, in the closet, in the home, on sacred days and on secular days.
Edward McKendree Bounds
I think that person who actually proposes things, who will save Medicare, will be in a lot stronger position than someone who demagogues the issue.
John F. Kennedy
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