Contract Quotes

I had some losses, but most of my losses were, I didn’t read the real fine print. And also, there were things added to the contract that I didn’t know weren’t supposed to be.

It is better to leave all dealing… entirely to the persons mutually concerned in the matter contracted for than to put this contract into the hands of those who can have none, or a very remote interest in it, and little or no knowledge of the subject.

This contract is so one-sided that I am astonished to find it written on both sides of the paper.

Necessitous men are not, truly speaking, free men, but, to answer a present exigency, will submit to any terms that the crafty may impose upon them.

The movement of Progressive societies has hitherto been a movement from status to contract.

The law has outgrown its primitive stage of formalism when the precise word was the sovereign talisman, and every slip was fatal. It takes a broader view today. A promise may be lacking and yet the whole writing may be “instinct with an obligation,” imperfectly expressed… If that is so, there is a contract.

To break an oral agreement which is not legally binding is morally wrong.

Let a purchaser beware.

No cause of action arises from a bare promise.