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

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.
Winston Churchill proposes quote

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

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

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