There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men
The most dangerous enemy of truth and freedom amongst us is the compact majority
Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
The highest compact we can make with our fellow is --Let there be truth between us two forevermore.
I think there are problems with compact disc copy protection that can't be resolved.
The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.
There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men.
Let my reader who is puzzled by my awkward explanations close his eyes for no more than two minutes, and see if he does not find himself suddenly not a compact human being at all, but only a consciousness on a sea of sound and touch . . .
In liberal democracy and anxious anarchy, the traditional classic dance, compact of aristocratic authority and absolute freedom in a necessity of order, has never been so promising as an independent expression as it is today.
If conquest does not bind posterity, so neither can compact bind it.
Antimatter is not a source of energy for us, it's a method of storing energy, compact but inefficient.
Hence a ship is said to be tight, when her planks are so compact and solid as to prevent the entrance of the water in which she is immersed: and a cask is called tight, when the staves are so close that none of the liquid contained therein can issue through or between them.
Every society, all government, and every kind of civil compact therefore, is or ought to be, calculated for the general good and safety of the community.
The team is completely close. Anything you say outside, there is no chance it will go inside. So the team is really strong and compact. We know what we want and how to achieve it on the pitch.
There are many skiers who have chosen tele for a more compact, streamlined skiing system.
My view was that the campaign had been a sacred thing, that it had been a real compact, because I was there and I saw the connection that Clinton made with people, and the connection that they made with him.
I have a lot of compact discs. I need them for radio play and convenience. Many bands and artists I am a fan of don't always release their work on vinyl, so I take what they feel like giving me.
He who has made a fair compact with poverty is rich.
I feel it is my first duty to make an unprecedented compact with my countrymen.
Not an inaugural address, not a fireside chat, not a campaign speech - just a little straight talk among friends.
As an artist I have an even more abiding interest in the compact between the Arts and Government.