Quotes: contracts

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  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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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)
  • Barry Schwartz
    Barry Schwartz
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    Everybody makes money for a living, but most of us actually do something that has a point, in addition to just making money. We examine and treat patients, we teach students, we draw up contracts and wills, we write for newspapers, magazines, and web sites, we clean floors, or we serve meals.
  • Paul Theroux
    Paul Theroux
    American travel writer and novelist 1941-
    Paul Theroux
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    Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    He may justly be numbered among the benefactors of mankind, who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may early be impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to occur habitually to the mind.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
    Nelson Mandela
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    Only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into contracts.
  • The real violence is committed in the writing of history, the records of the legal system, the reporting of news, through the manipulation of social contracts, and the control of information.
  • Lord Melbourne
    Lord Melbourne
    British Statesman, Prime Minister 1779-1848
    Lord Melbourne
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    The whole duty of government is to prevent crime and to preserve contracts.
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