2. "the world was shrinking, sympathies changing;"
- Barack Obama, Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
3. "best businesses to own are those in which end markets are growing rather than shrinking. Absent"
- Lawrence A. Cunningham, Quality Investing: Owning the best companies for the long term
4. "Desiring the exhilarations of changes: The motive for metaphor, shrinking from The weight of primary noon ..."
- Quote by Wallace Stevens
6. "It's very odd...that some values should have this peculiarity of shrinking. You never hear of values in a picture shrinking; but rents, stocks, real estate--all those values shrink abominably."
- William Dean Howells, The Rise of Silas Lapham
8. "Going on the offense is no longer optional, for one simple reason: defense alone means a shrinking business."
- Ram Charan, The Attacker's Advantage: Turning Uncertainty into Breakthrough Opportunities