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Fair Quotes

May you find comfort and joy in these encouraging quotes about Fair.

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

Related topics: Inspirational Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Live-By Acceptance Happiness Choice

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

 

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In fair weather prepare for foul.
- Thomas Fuller

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends,
and mar the purest joys and happiness
God has granted us in this world,
to fill our hearts with hatred
instead of love for our neighbors,
and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world!
- Robert E. Lee

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

And hail their queen, fair regent of the night.
- Erasmus Darwin

I would advise all youths aspiring to athletic fame
or a professional career to practice clean living,
fair play and good sportsmanship.
- Major Taylor

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

A fair question could be posed in this fashion:
If people are not obeying existing laws,
what makes us think they would obey any new laws?
- J. D. Hayworth

In the space of three weeks, I met a fair bunch of
the guys who were just starting those little programmers' co-ops,
and everybody was talking about starting businesses.
- Esther Dyson

Go, lovely rose!
Tell her that wastes her time and me That now she knows,
When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be.
- Edmund Waller

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

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

A lot of things happened when I left there,
and to be fair they treated me really bad,
and now I have to play against them so I don't have
any feelings for them at all.
- Frank Lampard

I'll accept being Phoebe to people for a while longer,
given how much fun it was.
That's totally fair.
- Lisa Kudrow

I won all the blue ribbons for canning at the state fair.
- Loretta Lynn

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

But my deepest and most secret love belongs to the
fair-haired and the blue-eyed,
the bright children of life, the happy,
the charming and the ordinary.
- Thomas Mann

So, Mr. President, what is wrong with the fair employment practice bill?
- Dennis Chavez

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

It is better to use fair means and fail,
than foul and conquer.
- Sallust

If you do your fair day's work, you are certain to
get your fair day's wage -
in praise or pudding,
whichever happens to suit your taste.
- Alexander Smith

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

We play fair and we play hard.
If we win the game we win, if we lose the game,
we lose.
- Jason Williams

I will say we now, in the polling in Wisconsin,
much different than many other races,
the public didn't perceive that we were getting a fair shake from the media.
- Scott McCallum

The world is not fair, and often fools,
cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.
- Bryant H. McGill

A good puzzle, it's a fair thing.
Nobody is lying.
It's very clear, and the problem depends just on you.
- Erno Rubik

Medicare debates in Congress should result in better
Medicare benefits for all our nation's seniors.
We're not asking for special treatment for rural America,
just a fair deal.
- Bennie Thompson

One of the great things about the universe is that it's fair.
- Alan Bean

He never wants anything but what's right and fair;
only when you come to settle what's right and fair,
it's everything that he wants and nothing that you want.
- Thomas Hughes

Fear not; and the God of mercies grant a full gale
and a fair entry into His kingdom,
which may carry sweetly and swiftly over the bar,
that you find not the rub of death.
- Donald Cargill

To be fair is not enough any more.
We must be ferociously fair.
- John Hay Whitney

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

The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind:
we were visited by two Indians who gave us an account
of the country and people near the Rocky mountains where they had been.
- Meriwether Lewis

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

All some folks want is their fair share and yours.
- Arnold H. Glasow

Personally, I would say the 'master' of this whole thing is fate...
Whoever is on the playing field is fair game,
and it's up to them to avoid being used.
- Cliff Burton

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

If DreamWorks and Disney need that name to sell the
cartoon and get people in the seats,
that's what they need.
It's not fair, but there's plenty of other work for us to do.
- Carlos Alazraqui

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

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

Strong advocacy for education, health care and worker
safety will be indispensable if they are to get their
fair share of President Bush's austere budget for the next fiscal year.
- Arlen Spector

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

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

Foreign languages are another favourite topic,
and as these men are bilingual they have a fair notion
of what it means to speak and think in many different idioms.
- John Millington Synge

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

That attitude that fighting is probably not fair,
but you have to defend yourself anyway and damage the enemy,
has been profoundly consequential as far as my political activism goes.
- June Jordan

I don't think you can compromise, news either has integrity or it doesn't.
It either is accurate, balanced and fair or it isn't.
- Richard Parsons

The liberal ideal is that everyone should have fair
access and fair opportunity.
This is not equality of result.
It's equality of opportunity.
There's a fundamental difference.
- Robert Reich

Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which
to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Ward Beecher

We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and
the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded
at a radio station on the stairway,
and we did a record and it got put out.
- Tommy Chong

True patriotism isn't cheap.
It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.
- Robert Reich

I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word
"fair" in connection with income tax policies.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

I'm not going to get into the writer's skills or what
he was trying to portray because that's not fair.
I can only say what I felt was trying to be portrayed there.
- Taylor Dane

I did have a big following in the upper New York area.
I was at the New York State Fair a few times over the years.
I have areas that I say are my areas.
- Bobby Vinton

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

Girls are crazy and mean.
They don't fight fair.
- Suzanne Vega

It simply isn't fair for senators to cut to the front
of the line when seniors around the country have been
forced to wait for hours to get a flu shot.
- Dick Durbin

Like stones rolling down hills, fair ideas reach their
objectives despite all obstacles and barriers.
It may be possible to speed or hinder them,
but impossible to stop them.
- Jose Marti

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


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