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"I propose changing fear for hope. I propose changing Mexico." - Enrique Pena Nieto

"Gentlemen don't propose when they're eating." - Arthur Wimperis

"People Propose, Science Studies, Technology Conforms." - Donald Norman

"People Propose, Science Studies, Technology Conforms." - Donald A. Norman

"I don't order laws, I propose them." - Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa

"Why don't the men propose, Mamma? Why don't the men propose?" - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"Why don't the men propose, Mamma? Why don't the men propose?" - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"Good or bad I propose to be something great!" - Arthur Desmond

"I'll propose anything where I can make a buck." - Harold Ballard

"When I propose, angel, trust me, you'll know it." - Sylvia Day

"If you're going to criticize, you should propose," - Paul Ryan

"If you're going to criticize, you should propose," - Paul Ryan

"Wouldn't propose new taxes, but won't pledge against taxes." - Mike Huckabee

"I propose to consider the question, 'Can machines think?" - Alan Turing

"When I propose, angel, trust me, you"ll know it." - Sylvia Day

"At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose." - Alcuin

"It is not that we propose a theory and Nature may shout NO; rather, we propose a maze of theories, and Nature may shout INCONSISTENT." - Imre Lakatos

"I propose that a teacher's pay be tied to merit, not tenure. And I propose that a teacher's employment be tied to performance, not just showing up." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"The teachers of our law, and to propose What might improve my knowledge or their own." - John Milton

"A woman might as well propose: her husband will claim she did." - E W Howe

"I propose to fight it out on this line, if it takes all summer." - Ulysses S Grant

"The businessmen have corrupted liberty by trying to propose it as a material quality." - Philip Wylie

"a college education I would never propose - a bachelor's degree won't even keep you in clothes" - Cole Porter

"Retreat? NO. I propose to attach at daylight and whip them." - Ulysses S Grant

"If I propose, you'll know it. For one thing, I'll be hyperventilating." - Richelle Mead

"What to ourselves in passion we propose, The passion ending, doth the purpose lose." - William Shakespeare

"Tis hard to find a whole age to imitate, or what century to propose for example." - Thomas Browne

"I propose . . . . The conformity of the proposed Constitution to the true principles of republican government." - Alexander Hamilton

"The task is not so much to solve problems as to propose questions." - Donald Barthelme

"I propose that the phenomenon of love is the psychological pivot in the persecution of women." - Ti-Grace Atkinson

"Whatever politicians, activists and manipulators propose, it is the phlegmatic, indifferent, ingrained electorate which disposes." - Don Aitkin

"Change is easy to propose, hard to implement, and especially hard to sustain." - Andy Hargreaves

"If men found out how to give birth to children they'll never propose again." - Bette Davis

"Of these beginnings, gay and green, propose The suitable amours. Time will write them down." - Wallace Stevens

"What to ourselves in passion we propose, The passion ending, doth the purpose lose." - William Shakespeare

"I do not propose to be buried until I am dead." - Daniel Webster

"No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works." - Ulysses S Grant

"I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer." - Ulysses S Grant

"I actually do propose open-mindedness, but open-mindedness to the Word of God." - Eric Ludy

"There are men who never err, because they never propose anything rational." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Every three or four shows, we have somebody that will come up onstage and propose marriage." - John Tesh

"You should not propose marriage until you have resolved your feelings about your ex." - Amy Dickinson

"Waiting for someone to propose to you only passes the "Really, it's tradition!" sniff test when both of you think it's the man's job to propose and both of you think that's awesome." - Carolyn Hax

"God Himself, sir, does not propose to judge a man until his life is over. Why should you and I?" - Samuel Johnson

"I propose to raise a revolution against the lie that the majority has the monopoly of the truth." - Henrik Ibsen

"I expect to fight that proposition until hell freezes over. Then I propose to start fighting on the ice." - Russell B Long

"I propose to beg no question to shrink from no conclusion, but to follow truth wherever it may lead." - Henry George

"To enlist the support of the people and of parliament, you only have to propose a profitable villainy." - Franz Grillparzer

"I am in a position to speak my mind. And that is what I propose to do." - Walter Cronkite

"I do not propose to criticize the fatuous argument I have just outlined; here, to expound is to expose." - Peter Medawar

"The ambitious deceive themselves when they propose an end to their ambition; for that end, when attained, becomes a means." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"No term s except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works." - Ulysses S Grant

"May I propose a Herzog dictum? those who read own the world, and those who watch television lose it." - Werner Herzog

"How very awkward places we do choose in which to propose to one another!' remarked Mr. Beaumaris" - Georgette Heyer

"What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing" - Hannah Arendt

"You can't propose that something be a universal space and at the same time keep control of it." - Tim Berners-Lee

"I propose a limitation be put on how many squares of toilet paper can be used in any one sitting." - Sheryl Crow

"If enough citizens believe their national security's in jeopardy then politicians who propose wars will receive the support they need." - James Morcan

"When you propose ridiculous things to believe, too many men will choose to believe nothing at all." - Socrates

"I do not propose to add anything to what has already been written concerning the loss of the "Lady Vain."" - H G Wells

"You ca' propose that something be a universal space and at the same time keep control of it." - Tim Berners-Lee

"If enough citizens believe their national security's in jeopardy then politicians who propose wars will receive the support they need." - James Morcan

"I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here, senators would propose a large number of amendments to it." - Henry Wilson

"No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works." - Ulysses S Grant

"God Himself, sir, does not propose to judge a man until his life is over. Why should you and I?" - Anonymous

"The trade of advertising is now so near perfection that it is not easy to propose any improvement." - Samuel Johnson

"I would rather propose a bureau somewhat similar to that which we have in the Universal Postal Union." - Fredrik Bajer

"I will not promise what I cannot deliver. And I will never hide the cost of what I propose." - Johann Lamont

"Even god doesn't propose to judge a man till his last days, why should you and I?" - Dale Carnegie

"I want to work on things that aren't self-evident, to propose things that are radically different and game-changing." - Yves Behar

"It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"If we promise as public officials, we must deliver. If we as public officials propose, we must produce." - Barbara Jordan

"If enough citizens believe their national security's in jeopardy then politicians who propose wars will receive the support they need." - James Morcan

"If we didn't propose these reforms, we would not have proposed a budget that got the debt under control." - Paul Ryan

"I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exercise of power over others." - Thomas Jefferson

"They knew no better, but I do not propose to follow the example of a barbarian because he was honestly a barbarian." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Creativity is dangerous. We cannot open ourselves to new insights without endangering the security of our prior assumptions. We cannot propose new ideas without risking disapproval and rejection." - Robert Grudin

"We only learn our limits by going beyond them. I propose that we all commit ourselves to the process of Constant and Never ending Improvement." - Tony Robbins

"No, no. Don't make that face. Every time I propose to you, you make that twisty, unhappy face. It wears on a man's confidence." - Tessa Dare

"This, said Damerel wrathfully, is the second time you have walked in just as I am about to propose to your sister!" - Georgette Heyer

"In employing fiction to make truth clear and goodness attractive, we are only following the example which every Christian ought to propose to himself." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"I do not undertake to promote welfare, for I propose to extend freedom. My aim is not to pass laws but to repeal them." - Barry Goldwater

"Better extirpate the whole breed, root and branch. And this, unless the German people come to their senses, is what we propose to do." - Gertrude Atherton

"The strategic initiatives we propose to undertake as part of our plan over the next few years position us well to lead this evolution." - Azim Premji

"I propose getting rid of conventional armaments and replacing them with reasonably priced hydrogen bombs that will be distributed equally throughout the world." - Idi Amin

"We don't propose to sit here in our rocking chair with our hands folded and let the Communists set up any government in the Western Hemisphere." - Lyndon B Johnson

"I can't imagine what possessed you to propose to me." "Well that will give you something to puzzle over any time you can't sleep." - Georgette Heyer

"We need to dream big dreams, propose grandoise means if we are to recapture the excitement, the vibrancy, and pride we once had." - Coleman Young

"She knew what he had in mind. He'll propose in Scotland on my birthday. There was no doubt as to what her answer would be." - Jana Oliver

"I went into the temple, there to hear The teachers of our law, and to propose What might improve my knowledge or their own." - John Milton

"A Christian community should do as Jesus did: propose and not impose. Its attraction must lie in the radiance cast by the love of brothers." - Jean Vanier

"Children will still die unjustly even in a perfect society. Even by his greatest effort, man can only propose to diminish, arithmetically, the sufferings of the world." - Albert Camus

"If genius has any common denominator, I would propose breadth of interest and the ability to construct fruitful analogies between fields." - Stephen Jay Gould

"Whoever loves, if he do not propose The right true end of love, he's one that goes To sea for nothing but to make him sick." - John Donne

"Zen is not a philosophy, it is poetry. It does not propose, it simply persuades. It does not argue, it simply sings its own song." - Rajneesh

"A President and his wise men can only propose; but Congress disposes. It is when President and Congress agree that American history marches forward." - Theodore White

"For existential mathematics, which does not exist, would probably propose this equation: the value of coincidence equals the degree of its improbability." - Milan Kundera

"The point at which the photograph ceases to function as a metaphor is the point at which it is free to propose an experiential model." - Thomas Struth

"They assert that their program is purely peaceful. . . . We want them to demonstrate clearly in the actions they propose that they have truly abandoned any nuclear weapons ambition." - Barack Obama

"I believe our techno-zealotry will be moderated by sheer circumstance. We will do what reality compels us to do, not necessarily what our fantasies propose." - James Howard Kunstler

"When things have a meaning for us, we mean (intend, propose) what we do: when they do not, we act blindly, unconsciously, unintelligently." - John Dewey

"I don't think it's time yet to eliminate cash, but I propose having a less-cash society, not a cashless one." - Kenneth Rogoff

"Using these new funds, I will ask my secretary of defense to propose a new defense budget to meet the following longtime goals." - Donald Trump

"Whenever we propose a solution to a problem, we ought to try as hard as we can to overthrow our solution, rather than defend it." - Karl Popper

"I put pressure on myself to propose something new - I think it's the minimum that you can do as a fashion designer." - Nicolas Ghesquiere

"Enough of this intolerable inanity! I propose that such loquacity passes beyond the scope of the nuisance and over the verge of turpitude." - Jack Vance

"We are Republicans and don't propose to leave our party and identify ourselves with the party whose antecedents are rum, Romanism, and rebellion." - Samuel Dickinson Burchard

"Whoever loves, if he do not propose The right true end of love, he's one that goes To sea for nothing but to make him sick." - John Donne

"I must get off for a bit or I'll bonnet Joggleberry or get up and propose a national monument to Guy Fawkes or something silly." - John Buchan

"Who ever loves, if he do not propose The right true end of love, he's one that goes To sea for nothing but to make him sick." - John Donne

"I have come up to town expressly to propose to her. Algernon. I thought you had come up for pleasure? . . . I call that business." - Oscar Wilde

"Books, we are told, propose to instruct or to amuse. Indeed!... The true antithesis to knowledge, in this case, is not pleasure, but power." - Thomas De Quincey

"We need to dream big dreams, propose grandiose means if we are to recapture the excitement, the vibrancy, and pride we once had." - Coleman Young

"For me to propose a division of Jerusalem was really terrible. I did it because I reached a conclusion that without which there will not be peace." - Ehud Olmert

"What I propose, then, is a strategy for interrogating the Darwinists to, as it were, squeeze the truth out of them." - William A Dembski

"Why have we had to invent Eden, to live submerged in the nostalgia of a lost paradise, to make up utopias, propose a future for ourselves?" - Julio Cortazar

"My parents are divorced, and that was the last thing I wanted for myself. I waited until I was 36 to propose, and I'm really proud of that." - Josh Duhamel

"The deficit only became a big problem in the Reagan-Bush years. For 12 years, Republican presidents talked about balancing the budget, but failed to propose one." - Dick Gephardt

"I'm pathologically incapable of making decisions. Just ask my wife how long it took me to propose - on second thought, best not to bring it up." - John Grogan

"To change criminal justice policy in any meaningful way means to propose changing a very longstanding system. It's not realistic to think you can do it overnight." - Kamala Harris

"As a liberal, I would hesitate to propose a blanket ban on any style of dress because of the implications for individual liberty and freedom of choice." - Richard Dawkins

"I'm surprised by the talent I find all over. There are always new chefs who propose many interesting new ideas, new ways of looking at ingredients." - Alain Ducasse

"Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking." - Edward Gibbon

"I admire actors who are bold and try to go forward over the cliche and propose something original to the audience." - Berenice Marlohe

"Should doubt knock at your doorway, just say to those skeptical, disturbing, rebellious thoughts, I propose to stay with my faith, with the faith of my people." - Thomas S Monson

"A Democratic president should propose a major permanent tax reduction on the middle class and working class. I suspect most of the public would find this attractive." - Robert Reich

"The biggest - one of the biggest barriers to driving economic growth is the capital gains tax rate. I propose taking it to zero." - Herman Cain

"I propose that the government should get out of the business of marrying people and, instead, only give legal status to civil unions." - Tony Campolo

"My life is PG-13 sometimes, and I really want Josh Grogan to propose to me, and he just won't do it." - Emma Stone

"Negativity takes no imagination. It's far easier to criticize someone's decisions after they make them than to propose better ones beforehand." - Urijah Faber

"I propose that 100,000 degenerate Britons should be forcibly sterilized and others put in labour camps to halt the decline of the British race." - Winston Churchill

"There is no name for all who participate in group decision-making or the organization which they form. I propose to call this organization the Technostructure." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"I well knew that to propose something which would be called extreme, was the true way not to impede but to facilitate a more moderate experiment." - John Stuart Mill

"However, it must always remain a dialogue, and never an imposition of the church's own convictions and methods. Propose, not impose. To serve, and not to dominate." - Claudio Hummes

"The trade of advertising is now so near to perfection that it is not easy to propose any improvement. But as every art ought to be exercized in due subordination to the public good, I cannot but propose it as a moral question to these masters of the public ear, whether they do not sometimes play too wantonly with our passions." - Samuel Johnson

"The question is still asked of women: 'How do you propose to answer the need for child care?' That is an obvious attempt to structure conflict in the old terms. The questions are rather: 'If we as a human community want children, how does the total society propose to provide for them?'." - Jean Baker Miller

"A mood of constructive criticism being upon me, I propose forthwith that the method of choosing legislators now prevailing in the United States be abandoned and that the method used in choosing juries be substituted. That is to say, I propose that the men who make our laws be chosen by chance and against will of all the rest of us, as now." - H L Mencken

"Should one be for or against pornography? I prefer to propose images of sexuality rather than to analyze the pros and the cons of pornography. Women are interested in erotics and sexuality, so I want to use my energy to propose images about that." - Pipilotti Rist

"If you can propose a memoir, even if you are eighteen years old - and what do you remember? What are you memeing? If you can propose a memoir, I believe someone will pay you to write it. And you will get a contract for nonfiction. And if it is about victimology in one way or another than you'll get more money. It's a sensation." - Frederick Busch

"People might ask me, What do you propose instead? I propose nothing. I am a mere novelist, I just write about the world as I see it. It is not my job to transform it. I cannot transform it all by myself, and I wouldn't even know how to. I limit myself to saying what I believe the world to be." - Jose Saramago

"So tonight I propose one more step that I would rather not propose. I ask the most fortunate among us, those citizens earning over $100,000 per year, for one year, to pay an additional one percent on the income they receive." - Mitch Daniels

"The end we ought to propose to ourselves is to become, in this life, the most perfect worshipers of God we can possibly be, as we hope to be through all eternity." - Brother Lawrence

"Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so shall I choose my death when I am about to depart from life." - Seneca the Younger

"Propose theories which can be criticized. Think about possible decisive falsifying experiments-crucial experiments. But do not give up your theories too easily-not, at any rate, before you have critically examined your criticism." - Karl Popper

"My Design in this Book is not to explain the Properties of Light by Hypotheses, but to propose and prove them by Reason and Experiments: In order to which, I shall premise the following Definitions and Axioms." - Isaac Newton

"The various reasons which we have enumerated lead us to believe that the new radio-active substance contains a new element which we propose to give the name of radium." - Marie Curie

"Books, we are told, propose to instruct or to amuse. Indeed! A true antithesis to knowledge, in this case, is not pleasure, but power. All that is literature seeks to communicate power; all that is not literature, to communicate knowledge." - Thomas De Quincey

"It is more reasonable to wish for reputation while it may be enjoyed, as Anacreon calls upon his companions to give him for present use the wine and garlands which they propose to bestow upon his tomb." - Samuel Johnson

"I am sure the euro will oblige us to introduce a new set of economic policy instruments. It is politically impossible to propose that now. But some day there will be a crisis and new instruments will be created." - Romano Prodi

"Some members of Congress now are complaining they are underpaid. They want to propose a pay raise. You can't blame them. A lot of them took a big income hit when Enron folded." - Jay Leno



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