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Fair Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Fair

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You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not fair to ask of others
what you are not willing to do yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Brooks Adams

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Get over it - Life isn't Supposed to be fair.
You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
Get over yourself, and be of service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace.
May it be more humane and fair than the world your
governments have made before.
- John Perry Barlow

In fair weather prepare for foul.
- Thomas Fuller

Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
- Ovid

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices
that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
- Orrin Hatch

It is better to have a fair intellect that is well
used than a powerful one that is idle.
- Bryant H. McGill

When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair
to us-but rather to care for us,
to be considerate of us.
There is a world of difference here between demanding justice...
and begging or pleading for love.
- Mortimer Adler

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play.
It is bound up with hatred, jealousy,
boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence.
In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
- George Orwell

We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry,
because we didn't think it was fair in the history
books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory,
and when the Indians won it was a massacre.
- Dick Gregory

Love consists in giving without getting in return;
in giving what is not owed,
what is not due the other.
That's why true love is never based,
as associations for utility or pleasure are,
on a fair exchange.
- Mortimer Adler

I think it's fair to say that personal computers have
become the most empowering tool we've ever created.
They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity,
and they can be shaped by their user.
- Bill Gates

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm not the classic type - fair skin,
very beautiful women of a classic type,
I'm talking about now.
- Debra Wilson

Yet the evil still increased, and, like the parasite of barnacles on a ship,
if it did not destroy the structure,
it obstructed its fair,
comfortable progress in the path of life.
- William Banting

If you find an Australian indoors, it's a fair bet
that he will have a glass in his hand.
- Jonathan Aitken

Take heed of critics even when they are not fair;
resist them even when they are.
- Jean Rostand

I think it's really important that the people who are
going to make decisions for other people have fair,
truthful and compassionate regard for all people,
not just some people.
- Sharon Stone

I look at Liv Tyler and think 'It's not fair',
because I can't find a flaw on her.
And on top of that she seems nice, so it's really not fair.
- Tori Spelling

Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend,
you should endeavor to understand him.
- George Santayana

The regime is afraid of the people because it knows
that free and fair elections will bring about its end.
- Viktor Yushchenko

Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits
of innocence and blessedness.
- William C. Bryant

Ah, lives of men!
When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture;
when misfortune comes -
A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
- Aeschylus

A fair observer only has to ask: If there is violence,
who profits?
- Jack Schwartz

How small a part of time they share,
That are so wondrous sweet and fair!
- Edmund Waller

I played a Spaniard.
I looked about as Spanish as any other fair-skinned German.
- Lawrence Welk

There was no testimony of conspiracy -
Oswald's efforts to get in touch with the Soviets and
with the Cuban Fair Play groups in New York were rebuffed,
rebuffed at every step.
- John Sherman Cooper

Before Huey was 5, I could take him to work with me.
Now, though, he has sports and lessons and friends,
and it's not fair to remove him from his whole life.
- Marg Helgenberger

The goal is justice, not executions.
We all want to make sure the process is fair and that
the right person is punished.
These recommendations are essential to that goal.
- William Sessions

I know the world isn't fair, but why isn't it ever unfair in my favor?
- Bill Watterson

Fair or not, it always sucks when everyone wanders
back from Sundance talking about how bad the movies were.
- Donal Logue

China's idea of fair trade is government subsidies
of its textile and apparel exports to the United States,
currency manipulation, and forgiveness of loans by its government banks.
- Virginia Foxx

No constitution is or can be perfectly symmetrical,
what it can and must be is generally accepted as both fair and usable.
- Ferdinand Mount

If they had said my writing wasn't good enough,
fair enough, that's an opinion.
But to say it's too complex is to insult the intelligence of the so-called young.
- Tanith Lee

To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration
of justice and protection of liberty.
- Stephen Breyer

Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight;
and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe,
for the same reason.
- Miguel de Cervantes

If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial
judgments in a world court of law,
they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war.
- Belva Lockwood

We are taking close to $10 a CD the way we are doing it,
and I think that is a fair amount to split up between five guys.
Each of us makes like two bucks a record.
- Neil Schon

It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards
of liberty have been forged in controversies involving not very nice people.
- Felix Frankfurter

It was a fair decision, the penalty,
even though it was debatable whether it was inside or outside the box.
- Bobby Charlton

I've spent my career trying to help people without
connections understand what's going on so that they
have a chance of getting a fair shake from the connected and the powerful.
- Allan Sloan

If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living
asking 'Do you want fries with that?'
- John Cleese

I don't have any respect at all for the scum-bags who
went to Canada to avoid the draft or to avoid doing their fair share.
- R. Lee Ermey

If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the
impersonators would be dead.
- Johnny Carson

That foreign trade should be fair rather than free.
- Lyn Nofziger

Now, being on the cover of Vanity Fair is as important
as being in great movies.
The lines are very, very blurred.
- Jason Patric

Most families need both parents to work.
Moms need to be able to work and earn fair pay and
have the flexibility in their jobs to also be primary caretakers.
- Joan Blades

It would not be fair to the critics of Rotary,
who include some of the most brilliant of the British and American writers,
to charge them with prejudice.
- Paul Harris

They said this is Vanity Fair, and I said,
Oh, I already take the magazine.
They said Annie Leibovitz wants to take your picture and I thought,
How nice!
- Shirley Knight

I come here not as a polished politician but as a woman
who has had her fair share of life's knocks.
- Pauline Hanson

We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors,
and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.
- Don Marquis

I think we Southerners have talked a fair amount of
malarkey about the mystique of being Southern.
- Reynolds Price

The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair;
but,
after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
- Emma Goldman

I finally moved out of my parent's house.
It was only fair to let my sister have her own room.
- Kate Winslet

Our first concern is the security of the lawyers because
without security you can't possibly have a fair trial,
if trial at all, and that's not been adequately attended to.
- Ramsey Clark

There's never going to be a system that is fair to everyone.
- Shannon Miller

And it would be fair.
Everyone will pay the same tax and it will eliminate
tax cheaters and corporate shenanigans.
- Steve Forbes

The goal of the Head Start program is to give at-risk
children all across our Nation a fair chance at succeeding
in the educational system.
- Joe Baca

Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven;
darkness makes any woman fair.
- Ovid

Media companies, under the guise of piracy,
are asking congress to give them more control over fair use.
Hollywood wants to control innovation.
- Joe Krauss

Play fair, okay?
- Colleen Haskell

They planned this fair to bring business to Chicago,
into the Loop.
But you could have fired a cannon down state street and hit nobody,
because everybody was out at the fair.
- Sally Rand

Life is not fair; get used to it.
- Bill Gates

I think all fiction should be fair game for the Christian market,
except porn, of course.
- Jerry B. Jenkins


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