Quotes by contract

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  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
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    Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready. Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract; and when he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, I do not hit, it hits all by itself.
    Source: Bruce Lee: Enter the Dragon (1973)
  • Samuel Goldwyn
    Samuel Goldwyn
    American producer 1884-1974
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    A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
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    A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer. He is a man who has signed a contract with his conscious and his sense of duty.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
    Indian businessman 1949-
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    At the Bangalore air show, we got a contract from Boeing for supplying structural components, and we are already supplying jet engine components to Rolls Royce. Both these are titanium-based, not steel components.
  • Bun E. Carlos
    Bun E. Carlos
    American drummer 1950-
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    Before signing any contract, you have to assume that the guy on the other side of the desk is handing you a shifty piece of paper that works to his advantage. I know that sounds cynical, but it's really that simple.
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
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    Being a novelist and being a mother have exactly coincided in my life: the call from my agent saying that I had a contract for my first novel - that was on my answering phone message when I got back from the hospital with my first child.
  • Tony Bennett
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    I have a simple life. I mean, you just give me a drum roll, they announce my name, and I come out and sing. In my job I have a contract that says I'm a singer. So I sing.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    I was the only person I'd ever met who had a record contract. None of the E Street Band, as far as I know, had been on an airplane until Columbia sent us to Los Angeles.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    I wish to be cremated. One tenth of my ashes shall be given to my agent, as written in our contract.
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo
    Benjamin N. Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
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    If the nature of a thing is such that it is reasonably certain to place life and limb in peril when negligently made, it is then a thing of danger. Its nature gives warning of the consequences to be expected. If to the element of danger there is added knowledge that the thing will be used by persons other than the purchaser, and used without new tests, then, irrespective of contract, the manufacturer of this thing of danger is under a duty to make it carefully.
    Source: MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co.
  • David Leavitt
    David Leavitt
    American novelist and biographer 1961-
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    In a memoir, I think, the contract implies a certain degree of truth. I think you have to be as true to your memory and your experience as you possibly can.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    It shone on everyone, whether they had a contract or not. The most democratic thing I'd ever seen, that California sunshine.
  • Brooks Robinson
    Brooks Robinson
    American professional baseball player 1937-
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    It's a pretty sure thing that the player's bat is what speaks loudest when it's contract time, but there are moments when the glove has the last word.
  • J. Selden
    J. Selden
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    Marriage is nothing but a civil contract.
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