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When I first came to New York I was a dancer, and a French record label offered me a recording contract and I had to go to Paris to do it. So I went there and that's how I really got into the music business. But I didn't like what I was doing when I got there, so I left, and I never did a record there.
Leaving a great organization and a lucrative contract is not easy, but it allows me to take a deep breath and work on things that can make me a better driver and a better person.
A marriage contract to me is as binding as any in business, and I have always believed in sticking to an agreement.
It's learning how to negotiate to keep both sides happy - whether it's for a multi-million dollar contract or just which show to watch on TV, that determines the quality and enjoyment of our lives.
I believe wholeheartedly in marriage. I don't exclusively mean a marriage with a legal contract, but any relationship that constitutes a marriage because of the quality of their relationship.
I was under contract with Hitchcock before I even met him. They wouldn't tell me anything about the film, or who was working on it. They had all sorts of excuses as to why they couldn't tell me anything.
As far as I know, Vera Miles had a terrible time with Hitchcock, and she wanted to get out of the contract. He didn't let her. She did 'Psycho,' and I believe, if you look at 'Psycho,' there isn't one close up of Vera, not one. After that, she would never even speak about him to anyone.
I've never believed in tying myself up in a long-range contract, and I've been very outspoken on that subject.
Sugar Ray Leonard
Nothing is worse, or more of a breach of the social contract between citizen and state, than for government officials, bureaucrats and agencies to waste the money entrusted to them by the people they serve.
Words contract a significance which clings to them long after the condition of things to which they owe it has passed away.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
We were all ruled by the studio system. I signed a contract for seven years.
I knew how to read a contract by 10 years old, but I didn't know what it meant for somebody to come in and tell me they loved me and kiss me goodnight. That's a problem.
It shone on everyone, whether they had a contract or not. The most democratic thing I'd ever seen, that California sunshine.
We believe that peace is not just signed papers, but rather a contract between generations for the building of a more promising and less threatening future.
King Hussein I
If your goal is to be the biggest movie star in the world, a 10-movie contract is gold. It was never my goal. Up until now, I made movies - and I have a nice house, a nice car. I'm fortunate, happy and grateful. Life is good.
What makes the Universal Declaration an epochal document is first of all its global impetus and secondly the breadth of its claims, a commitment to a new social contract, binding on all the Governments of the world.
John Charles Polanyi
I made the contract with God years ago, that no matter what came through, I would say it, but if I ever hurt someone, I would stop.
Dick Moss, my agent. Dick became my agent in 1979 when I signed my contract with the Houston Astros.
Make sure you know what you are signing when you sign a recording contract.
It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print.
When the courts decide that murderers, rapists, and others who maliciously break our social contract deserve health care that most working Americans can't afford, they are condemning good people to death.
TV is a fickle business. I'm only good for the length of my contract.
Well, let's go back to the original intent of Social Security. It is an insurance contract.
The league, is doing well. It is just a matter of trying to sort some things out with my contract.
At the end of the day, if you don't have a record contract, a studio or a guitar, you can still write songs. You're still an artist. That's something no one can take away.
Until the contract is signed, nothing is real.
One of the advantages of not having a record contract is that you can make your own mistakes, you don't need somebody else to organize them for you.
Saudi Arabia has stability. The social contract and the political contract between the king and the rulers and the royal family and the ruled people in Saudi Arabia is very strong and the bondage is so solid.
Al-Waleed bin Talal
In the contract days, the big studios groomed us to play particular roles and we would stay with the image they gave us and insisted on.
I have a contract but it's not a commitment in the ordinary sense. It's our ongoing conversation.
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