The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it will contract.
— Oliver Wendell Holmes

The universe never did make sense. I suspect that it was built on a government contract.
Robert A. Heinlein contract quote

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
— Isadora Duncan

A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her.
— Helen Rowland

What usually comes first is the contract.
— contract quotation by Ira Gershwin