— Plautus, Bacchides
Bacchides Act I, scene 2, line 36.
Variant translation: The mind is hopeful : success is in God’s hands. (translator unknown)
Bacchides (The Bacchises)
Originál: (la) Sperat quidem animus : quo eveniat, diis in manu est
— Dale Carnegie American writer and lecturer 1888 - 1955
„Regeneration is God's disposing the heart to Himself; conversion is the actual turning of the heart to God.“
— Richard Cecil (clergyman) British Evangelical Anglican priest and social reformer 1748 - 1810
Zdroj: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 490.
— Wilhelm Von Humboldt German (Prussian) philosopher, government functionary, diplomat, and founder of the University of Berlin 1767 - 1835
Zdroj: The Limits of State Action (1792), Ch. 8
Kontext: Man is naturally more disposed to beneficent than selfish actions. This we learn even from the history of savages. The domestic virtues have something in them so inviting and genial, and the public virtues of the citizen something so grand and inspiring, that even he who is barely uncorrupted, is seldom able to resist their charm.
„So again, if the goal is already prescribed, none of the Plans proposed by man could be of any avail. Then why Plan? This is a cul-de-sac, but fortunately there is a way out. Man has to Plan but his Planning must be in conformity with God's Will.“
— Peter de Noronha Indian businessman 1897 - 1970
The Pageant of Life (1964), On Planning for a Better World
„Men have been led in dark paths, through the providence and dispensation of God. Why, surely it is not to be objected to a man, for who can love to walk in the dark? But providence doth often so dispose.“
— Oliver Cromwell English military and political leader 1599 - 1658
Answer to the Conference at the Committee at Whitehall, Second Protectorate Parliament (13 April 1657), quoted in The Diary of Thomas Burton, esq., volume 2: April 1657 - February 1658 (1828), p. 504
„Surrender yourselves then to be led and disposed of just as God pleases, with respect both to your outward and inward state.“
— Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon French mystic 1648 - 1717
Zdroj: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 542.
„A Christian ought to be disposed and prepared to keep in mind that he has to reckon with God every moment of his life.“
— John Calvin French Protestant reformer 1509 - 1564
Golden Booklet of the True Christian Life (1551)
— Jean Jacques Rousseau Genevan philosopher 1712 - 1778
Zdroj: Book I, I
Kontext: I have entered on an enterprise which is without precedent, and will have no imitator. I propose to show my fellows a man as nature made him, and this man shall be myself.
„Poetry is the vision in a man's soul which he translates as best he can with all the means at his disposal.“
— Paul Fort French Poet 1872 - 1960
Preface to Some Imagist Poets, Constable, 1916
„Weakness' is weakness only in light of the aims man sets for himself, the instruments at his disposal and the laws he imposes.“
— Simone de Beauvoir, kniha The Second Sex
Zdroj: The Second Sex
„Jesus is too colossal for the pen of phrasemongers, however artful. No man can dispose of Christianity with a bon mot.“
— Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955
1920s, Viereck interview (1929)
„There can be no real place for personal possession unless it carries with it the rights of disposal and use. The condition on which this right must stand is that of wisdom in the disposal; if the disposal of property is foolish, then the ruler or society may withdraw this right of disposal.“
— Sayyid Qutb Egyptian author, educator, Islamic theorist, poet, and politician 1906 - 1966
Zdroj: Social Justice in Islam (1953), p. 133
„All of my gentlemen callers were sons of planters and of course I assumed that I would be married to one and raise my family on a large piece of land with plenty of servants. But man proposes — and woman accepts the proposal!“
— Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie
To vary that old, old saying a little bit — I married no planter! I married a man who worked for the telephone company!
Amanda, Scene Six
The Glass Menagerie (1944)
— Epictetus philosopher from Ancient Greece 50 - 138
Kontext: True instruction is this: —to learn to wish that each thing should come to pass as it does. And how does it come to pass? As the Disposer has disposed it. Now He has disposed that there should be summer and winter, and plenty and dearth, and vice and virtue, and all such opposites, for the harmony of the whole. (26).
— Thomas Haynes Bayly English poet, songwriter, dramatist, and writer 1797 - 1839
Why don't the Men propose?, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
„The sequester is not something that I proposed. It's something that Congress has proposed. It will not happen.“
— Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961
Third Presidential Debate http://www.npr.org/2012/10/22/163436694/transcript-3rd-obama-romney-presidential-debate (22 October 2012)