Quotation Explorer - 'Contract'

A valid contract requires voluntary offer, acceptance, and consideration. - Robert Higgs
For me to forgive my ex, he would have to sign a marriage contract with his tears and seal it with his blood. - Natalya Vorobyova
A verbal contract is worth about as much as the paper it's written on. - Samuel Goldwyn
The subtle thread of the spirit can expand and contract within the body. When it expands, it passes through the brain, heart and body to experience life, and when the same subtle thread of the spirit, is taken inward, it contract itself into the soul, to experience the bliss from within. - Roshan Sharma
Grief is the emotional contract of divorce - Cheryl Nielsen
Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed. - Epicurus
When you fail to be your own boss, You are giving somebody else the contract. - Richard Marcel I.
Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation. - Walter Winchell
All in all, I am not surprised that the people who want to unravel the social contract start with young adults. Those who are urged to feel afraid, very afraid, have both the greatest sense of independence and the most finely honed skepticism about government. - Ellen Goodman
A diploma is a piece of paper that is used to acquire another piece of paper: an employment contract. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Contract law is essentially a defensive scorched-earth battleground where the constant question is, if my business partner was possessed by a brain-eating monster from beyond spacetime tomorrow, what is the worst thing they could do to me? - Charles Stross
The new contract between writers and readers is one I'm prepared to sign up to. I've met some fascinating people at events and online. Down with the isolation of writers I say! And long live Twitter. - Sara Sheridan
When we are quiet and still we contract and settle. - Bryant McGill
The social contract known as 'The Constitution' has been null and void since the last person who signed it, died. Even then, it was only ever applicable to the men who signed it. That's how contracts work. - Dane Whalen
If you avoid your truthful emotions and pain you will implode and contract into a diminished and feeble state. - Bryant McGill
There is this unwritten contract between author and reader and I think not ending your book kind of violates that contract.
Society is indeed a contract ... it becomes a participant not only between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born. - Edmund Burke
Disassociating, mindfulness, transcendence-whatever the label-it's a sort of loophole in our contract with reality, a form of self-rescue. - Diane Ackerman
A prisoner is imprisoned by the crime that he has committed. A jailer is imprisoned in the very same prison by the employment contract that he has signed. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Policymakers cannot take the situation lightly, for at its worst, it speaks to intergenerational inequity a breaking of the social contract between two generations. - Usman W. Chohan
It is a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract. - Alan Shepard
A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on. - Samuel Goldwyn
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. - Anton Chekhov
Government is a gang, but not merely as meritorious as a private gang because it claims legal legitimacy. It pillages and uses violence but under the cover of law, and seeks legitimacy not through competition but through the myth of the social contract. - Jeffrey Tucker
Love is not an equation, it is not a contract, and it is not a happy ending. Love is the slate under the chalk, the ground that buildings rise, and the oxygen in the air. It is the place you come back to, no matter where your headed - Jodi Picoult
The lesson of the ages have proved that success is more than just the accumulation of wealth and by contract no one can be a complete failure when you work towards goals and services of others, your goals must be fulfilled. - Godwin Elendu Ph.D
It is commonplace to talk as if the world "has" meaning, to ask what "is" the meaning of a phrase, a gesture, a painting, a contract. Yet when thought about, it is clear that events are devoid of meaning until someone assigns it to them. - Dean C. Barnlund
The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
when selling your soul it's important to remember that there is no buy back clause in the contract - Dean Cavanagh
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