What usually comes first is the contract.
You can always tell when a man's well informed. His views are pretty much like your own.
One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them.
There's nothing is this world more instinctively abhorrent to me than finding myself in agreement with my fellow-humans.
A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
Three may keep counsel, if two are away.
An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness.
Better a lean agreement than a fat lawsuit.
You may easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue -- agree with him.
Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.