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

At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
— Alcuin

Though men determine, the gods doo dispose: and oft times many things fall out betweene the cup and the lip.
— Robert Greene

In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.
— Angela Carter

In such a diversity it was impossible I should be disposed to melancholy.
— Daniel Boone