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Positive 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

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

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

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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

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

 

"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

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

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

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

Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing
for most of us that it is not.
- Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

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

I'm a fair manager, put it that way.
I like to be fair with the players, but there's a time for discipline.
- Don Baylor

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

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

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

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

I think the set looks great.
It's kind of like Battlestar Galactica meets like the Italian furniture fair.
- Thom Filicia

I really think everything is fair game.
- Sarah Silverman

Spectators often express disfavor of fair decisions.
- Helen Wills Moody

Here's my Golden Rule for a tarnished age:
Be fair with others,
but keep after them until they're fair with you.
- Alan Alda

According to the law of nature it is only fair that
no one should become richer through damages and injuries suffered by another.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

What name to call thee by, O virgin fair,
I know not, for thy looks are not of earth And more
than mortal seems thy countenances.
- Petrarch

At the time, the only options were playing the local county fair.
Now with American Idol and younger recording artists that have come out,
there is more of an opportunity.
- Marla Sokoloff

I think we have to be fair in saying at this point
that neither Roosevelt nor Lewis realized the peril
to which they were exposing both the unions and the country.
- John T. Flynn

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

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

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

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

Being a movie star, and this applies to all of them,
means being looked at from every possible direction.
You are never left at peace, you're just fair game.
- Greta Garbo

There is virtually nothing I wouldn't be willing to do,
to try and make sure that children have a fair shake in life.
- Daniel Keys Moran

To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life.
Every politician has lied about something because they
are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections.
- Peter Schuyler

The overriding rule, if you want to run a domain,
is to be fair.
- Jon Postel

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

Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths.
- Elizabeth I

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

I think it's fair to say I've always been a boxing fan.
- Walter Hill

I'm gonna do between 75 and 100 dates.
A lot of it will be in Laughlin, Nevada;
I'll be there for two weeks.
And I'll work some casinos here and there,
and the fair dates.
- Mel Tillis

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

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in
fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
- Robert Frost

It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair
price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
- Warren Buffett

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

Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.
- Laurence J. Peter

The universe is not fair and it is never going to be fair.
- Daniel Keys Moran

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

I kind of like the position of being the fair-haired savior of my mother.
- Patty Duke

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

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

Consequently many large railroad systems of heavy capitalization
bid fair to run into difficulties on the first serious
falling off in general business.
- John Moody

It occurred to me, when I was old enough to make rules of my own,
that they should be fair and simple.
- Moon Unit Zappa

There's no better friend to any merchant than a fair competitor.
- James Cash Penney

Given a fair wind, we will negotiate our way into the Common Market,
head held high, not crawling in.
Negotiations? Yes.
Unconditional acceptance of whatever terms are offered us? No.
- Harold Wilson

In 1973 we moved to the British Isle of Man,
and I put my first band together for one year,
named Melody Fair.
- Andy Gibb

It is hardly fair to accuse us of ignorance when it
was made a crime under the former order of things to
learn enough about letters to even read the Word of God.
- George H. White

Novel writing should never be confused with journalism.
Unfortunately, in the case of Primary Colors,
a fair number of journalists confused.
- Joe Klein

I should not regret a fair and full trial of the entire
abolition of capital punishment.
- James Madison

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

The Merchants of Carolina, are fair,
frank Traders.
- John Lawson

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 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

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

Play fair, okay?
- Colleen Haskell

The film was fair to his musical achievement and gave
him every opportunity to explain himself.
- Martin Bashir


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