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  • "I had to get back to work. NBC has me under contract; the baby and I only have a verbal agreement."
    Tina Fey (1970–), US comedian and actress
    On the birth of her first child.
    Source: Parade (March 9, 2008)
  • "Contracts are agreements made up of big words and little type."
    Sam Ewing (19202001), US author
    Source: Quoted in the Saturday Evening Post (May 1993)
  • "You'll have the legal authority to use my skin for lampshades so far as I can see."
    Robert Bolt (19241995), British screenwriter and dramatist
    Referring to a punitive contract.
    Source: Letter (July 1963)
  • "A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on."
    Samuel Goldwyn (18821974), US movie producer
    Source: Quoted in The Great Goldwyn (Alva Johnson, 1937)
  • "He that payeth beforehand shall have his work ill done."
    Thomas Fuller (16541734), English physician and writer
    Source: Gnomologia (1732), no. 2245
  • "There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement."
    E. B. White (18991985), US writer
    Source: Attributed
  • "Make your bargain before beginning to plow."
    Arab proverb
  • "Contract: an agreement that is binding on the weaker party."
    Frederick Sawyer (1947–), US writer
    Source: Attributed

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