Quotation Explorer - 'Propose'

If I let a gust of wind or a sprinkling of rain turn me aside from the easy tasks, what preparation would such sloth be for the future I propose myself? - Charlotte Brontë
I’d like to propose to you that revelation is not the product of laborious study, but it is the fruit of friendship with God. - Kris Vallotton
I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake his neighbours up. - Henry David Thoreau
If you are uncomfortable with any law or procedure, propose a motion for its amendment. Until it is amended, going against it for whatever purpose automatically makes one a rebel - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
I propose getting rid of conventional armaments and replacing them with reasonably priced hydrogen bombs that would be distributed equally throughout the world.
We may propose many plans, let's but remember that God can dispose our plans, propose a new and better ones and impose them on us! - Israelmore Ayivor
I propose that the forces of corporate totalitarianism are deliberately destroying this entire world in order to sell their simulated version of it back to us at a profit. - Diane Harvey
Success is the shyest creature,blushes when you court it,jilts you when you propose to it,reneges later and perhaps blushes again. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The world does not speak. Only we do. The world can, once we have programmed ourselves with a language, cause us to hold beliefs. But it cannot propose a language for us to speak. Only other human beings can do that. - Richard M. Rorty
"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 I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life. " - Seneca
If not in the moment, where do you propose to live? - Na'ama Yehuda
La barbarie n est le contraire de la culture que dans le cadre de la hierarchie de pensee que celle-ci nous propose. - Thomas Mann
Almost all arguments for skepticism make reference to seemingly ridiculous possibilities—we are being deceived by an evil demon, life is just a dream, we are brains in vats. You might propose psychoanalysis, rather than philosophical reflection, for anyone who worries about these possibilities. - Richard Feldman
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself. - Sir Winston Churchill
Propose to any englishman any principle, or any instrument, however admirable, and you will observe that the whole effort of the english mind is directed to find a difficulty, defect or an impossibility in it.
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