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Fair And Equal Quotes


"Life is not fair and people are not equal." - Hiroo Onoda

"It's fair to say that the Bible contains equal amounts of fact, history, and pizza." - Penn Jillette

"What is the American dream? The American dream is one big tent. One big tent. And on that big tent you have four basic promises: equal protection under the law, equal opportunity, equal access, and fair share." - Jesse Jackson

"It is now true that this is God's Country, if equal rights-a fair start and an equal chance in the race of life are everywhere secured to all." - Rutherford B Hayes

"There are positively no mental, physical or moral attainments too lofty for the Negro to accomplish if granted a fair and equal opportunity." - Major Taylor

"Between friends there is no bribery. ... the relationship of friends is intrinsically fair and equal. Neither feels stronger or more clever or more beautiful than the other." - Margaret Mead

"It's easier to lecture women on sexual morality than it is to explain why all Americans shouldn't have comprehensive, fair, and equal health care coverage." - Martha Plimpton

"[During] the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter [Fair Pay Act], equal pay for equal work, the women led that fight." - Barbara Mikulski

"Fat, fair, and forty." - Walter Scott

"If gay marriage is a real thing, gay infertility must be a real thing. It's not fair. I mean, it wasn't fair they couldn't get married, and now it's not fair that they can't have babies, even though they're not infertile, that doesn't matter. And so there must be access to infertility insurance for married gay couples, if our culture and if our society is to be fair and equal for one and all, and it is coming, and don't laugh about it." - Rush Limbaugh

"I need to treat everybody fairly, but fair doesn't always mean equal." - Tony Dungy

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

"Middle America believes in fair play, an equal opportunity to succeed or to fail." - Mark Mckinnon

"The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets and battlements, windows and ornaments, than that which is built upon the rock; yet all gifts and privileges equal not one grace." - John Owen

"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 do not say that all men are equal in their ability, character and motivation. I do say that every American should be given a fair chance to develop all the talents they may have." - John F Kennedy

"People are not going to give up marriage. But we can try to make it more fair. We can try to change that institution and make it more equal." - Jessica Valenti

"Whatever each man can separately do, without trespassing upon others, he has a right to do for himself; and he has a right to a fair portion of all which society, with all it combinations of skill and force, can do in his favor. In this partnership all men have equal rights; but not to equal things." - Edmund Burke

"In a really equal democracy, every or any section would be represented, not disproportionately, but proportionately. ... Unless they are, there is not equal government, but a government of inequality and privilege: one part of the people rule over the rest: there is a part whose fair and equal share of influence in the representation is withheld from them, contrary to all just government, but, above all, contrary to the principle of democracy, which professes equality as its very root and foundation." - John Stuart Mill

"We must adopt reforms which will expand the range of opportunities for all Americans. We can fulfill the American dream only when each person has a fair chance to fulfill his own dreams. This means equal voting rights, equal employment opportunity and new opportunities for expanded ownership, because in order to be secure in their human rights, people need access to property rights." - Richard M. Nixon

"And she's fair I love." - William Shakespeare

"Fair and softly goes far." - Miguel De Cervantes

"I mean, if it's worth a cover story that men and women are born different, what in the world must you believe and who got you to believe it?And I'm telling you: It's feminism and liberalism and all these things that seek to make everybody the same, to make everybody "equal," to have equal outcomes, make sure nobody's offended or humiliated, and to make sure nobody's really that much better than anybody else 'cause it isn't fair all these differences." - Rush Limbaugh

"Action and reaction are equal and opposite." - Gertrude Stein

"Virtuous and fair, royal and gracious." - William Shakespeare

"Chaos and Order combined equal Balance." - Richard Garriott

"All films are born free and equal." - Andre Bazin

"Courage and clemency are equal virtues." - Delarivier Manley

"Women and men are equal human beings." - Gloria Steinem

"Men and women are not equal." - Mel Gibson

"Alike and Equal are not the same." - Madeleine L'Engle

"Over the course of more than 200 years, it has found a right to equal education regardless of race. It has guaranteed an attorney and a fair trial to all Americans, rich and poor alike. It has allowed women to keep private medical decisions private. And it has allowed Americans to speak, vote and worship without interference from their government." - Herb Kohl

"Throughout my years of public service, I've listened to the voices of the gay and lesbian community, whether through whispered confidences or public declarations. I understand what it truly means to say that all people should be treated equally, and I'll always stand up for fair and equal treatment of gay and lesbian Americans." - Mark Udall

"All's fair in love and war." - Francis Edward Smedley

"fight hard, fight fair and persevere" - Edith Nourse Rogers

"Make fair agreements and stick to them" - Confucius

"All's fair in love and war." - Proverbs

"Bacchus, ever fair and ever young." - John Dryden

"All is fair in love and golf." - Proverbs

"I like honesty and fair play." - Marcus Garvey

"All is fair in love and songwriting." - Norah Jones

"All's fair in love and purchasing." - Emily Oster

"Blest land of peace! - O, may'st thou ever be Even as now the land of liberty! Treading serenely my bright upward road, Honored of nations, and approved of God! On thy fair, front emblazoned clear and bright - Freedom, fraternity, and equal right!" - Pamela Sarah Vining

"From the very beginning, our state and national constitutions and laws have laid great emphasis on procedural and substantive safeguards designed to assure fair trials before impartial tribunals in which every defendant stands equal before the law. This noble ideal cannot be realized if the poor man charged with crime has to face his accusers without a lawyer to assist him." - Hugo Black

"It is not to the moderation and justice of others we are to trust for fair and equal access to market with out productions, or for our due share in the transportation of them; but to our own means of independence, and the firm will to use them." - Thomas Jefferson

"Strong, responsible unions are essential to industrial fair play. Without them the labor bargain is wholly one-sided. The parties to the labor contract must be nearly equal in strength if justice is to be worked out, and this means that the workers must be organized and that their organizations must be recognized by employers as a condition precedent to industrial peace." - Louis D Brandeis

"The Democratic Party is always going to be the party of civil rights and fairness - everybody gets an equal, fair shot at the American dream. And we're going to be the party that really fights to protect planet Earth - enjoy whatever time we're going to get!" - John Hickenlooper

"Well, as you know, there are many things in life that are not fair, that wealthy people can afford and poor people cant. But I dont believe that the Federal Government should take action to try to make these opportunities exactly equal, particularly when there is a moral factor involved." - Jimmy Carter

"We're not going to waste our valuable space or your precious energy by giving equal time to stories of tragedy, failure, and tumult. They get far more that their fair share of attention everywhere else. Future historians might even conclude that our age suffered from a collective obsessive-compulsive disorder: the pathological need to repetitively seek out reasons for how bad life is." - Rob Brezsny

"Hath fortune dealt thee ill cards? let wisdom make thee a good gamester. In a fair gale, every fool may sail, but wise behavior in a storm commends the wisdom of a pilot; to bear adversity with an equal mind is both the sign and glory of a brave spirit." - Francis Quarles

"We want to begin in working-class neighborhoods. We want to test the concept there, because our idea is that fair trade should not just be for the elites, but for everyone, for the majority, for the poor people. Quality food for poor people. Why just quality for the rich? And at an equal price" - Victor Suarez Melendez

"Saying I want to pay women a fair wage is doing something and saying young black people deserve not to be called super predators but to be engaged from an economic standpoint that gives them an equal opportunity says doing something.I`m tired of talking." - Killer Mike

"Well, as you know, there are many things in life that are not fair, that wealthy people can afford and poor people cant. But I don't believe that the Federal Government should take action to try to make these opportunities exactly equal, particularly when there is a moral factor involved." - Jimmy Carter

"The argument that somehow we've got to get rid of minority scholarships so that we can have a free and fair America implies that we have a colorblind society where minorities are equal in their pursuit of funds to go to school." - William H Gray

"Here at home, President Obama early on made the connection between growth and economic opportunity for women. In the depths of our crisis in 2009, one of the first laws the president signed was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. He established an Equal Pay Task Force led by Valerie Jarrett to help women get paid what they earn." - Lael Brainard

"The argument that somehow we've got to get rid of minority scholarships so that we can have a free and fair America implies that we have a colorblind society where minorities are equal in their pursuit of funds to go to school." - William H. Gray III

"Fair is foul, and foul is fair, hover through fog and filthy air." - William Shakespeare

"Fair is foul, and foul is fair: Hover through the fog and filthy air." - William Shakespeare

"And I spoke out on women's rights, like equal pay for equal work" - Karen Morley

"Free men are not equal and equal men are not free." - Lawrence Reed

"There is no treasure equal to contentment and no virtue equal to fortitude." - Sarada Devi

"You cannot say you've achieved equality until EVERYONE is equal and has equal opportunities!" - Leymah Gbowee

"Equal laws protecting equal rights... the best guarantee of loyalty and love of country." - James Madison

"Equal wealth and equal opportunities of culture...have simply made us all members of one class." - Edward Bellamy

"Equal laws protecting equal rights...the best guarantee of loyalty and love of country." - James Madison

"Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work." - Susan B Anthony

"A people morally and intellectually equal to self-government must also be equal in self-defence." - Jefferson Davis

"And I spoke out on women's rights, like equal pay for equal work." - Karen Morley

"I just want to be fair. I want to be a firm and fair trader." - Donald Trump

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

"Since I was born I remember my dad and my mom always embracing diversity and differences among people and that being the core of America and happiness and all those different things. And that goes along with equality and you should treat everybody equal and be fair and not judge people and dislike people because they are different, and embrace and enjoy people because of the differences they have" - Connor Barwin

"Everybody deserves fair treatment, equal treatment in the eyes of the law and the state. And that includes gays, lesbians, transgender persons. I am not a fan of discrimination and bullying of anybody on the basis of race, on the basis of religion, on the basis of sexual orientation or gender. This is actually part and parcel of the agenda that's also going to be front and centre, and that is how are we treating women and girls." - Barack Obama

"Chastity is the lily of virtues, and makes men almost equal to Angels. Everything is beautiful in accordance with its purity. Now the purity of man is chastity, which is called honesty, and the observance of it, honor and also integrity; and its contrary is called corruption; in short, it has this peculiar excellence above the other virtues, that it preserves both soul and body fair and unspotted." - Saint Francis De Sales

"Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow." - Denis Waitley

"It is a fair trade and an equal exchange: to the extent that you depart from things, thus far, no more and no less, God enters into you with all that is his, as far as you have stripped yourself of yourself in all things. It is here that you should begin, whatever the cost, for it is here that you will find true peace, and nowhere else." - Meister Eckhart

"This is so classic. Government comes along under the guise of fairness, fixes something, gonna make it fair, gonna make it equal, gonna make it affordable, maybe even make it free. What they end up doing is blowing it all to hell, screwing it up worse than it's ever been screwed up, then their voters bellyache and complain about it. And the same Democrats come back and demand that something be done, because their voters need a second chance." - Rush Limbaugh

"The television reports gave me my first inkling of a world beyond my own, a world that wasn't fair or equal, a world of poverty, war, disease and famine. But I also realized that this state of affairs wasn't necessarily a given, and that we have it in our power to make a difference, to make the world a better place for all. We have that choice. One thing's for sure, though - if we do nothing, it will be a given." - Chrissie Wellington

"And death makes equal the high and low." - John Heywood

"Men were not equal in the effort they made, nor did equal efforts bring equal result. ... Equality of opportunity, yes. Equality of effort and result, no." - Mary Roberts Rinehart

"I think that equality needs to be broadened to include equal access to comprehensive healthcare, equal access to jobs, and equal rights in the workplace." - Jill Stein

"And swear No where Lives a woman true, and fair." - John Donne

"All is fair in love and war and Parliamentary procedure." - Michael Foot

"All's fair in love and war - and coffee." - Pam Brady

"You can tell yourself that God's not fair, or you can thank Him that He's not fair. If God was fair, we would be doomed and condemned." - Paul David Tripp

"Every action has an equal and opposite reaction" - Isaac Newton

"The spirit of love and good art have equal beauty" - Masahisa Goi

"For every expert there is an equal and opposite expert." - Jasper Fforde

"I'm Death, and I make sure that everyone is equal." - Jacob Grimm

"Like and equal are two entirely different things." - Madeleine L'Engle

"Within every adversity is an equal and opposite benefit." - Napoleon Hill

"I care passionately about equal rights [and] animal rights." - Ellen Degeneres

"For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism." - Anonymous

"Fear Allah and treat your children fairly (with equal justice)." - Muhammad

"He had talents equal to business, and aspired no higher." - Tacitus

"This reasonable moderator, and equal piece of justice, Death." - Thomas Browne

"travel [is] flight and pursuit in equal parts." - Paul Theroux

"The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Rules equal boredom, and I don't like that." - Simon Cowell

"I have equal contempt for both left and right radicals." - Aleksandr Lebed

"I have equal contempt for both left and right radicals." - Alexander Lebed

"Painters and poets have equal license in regard to everything." - Horace

"I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal." - Emily Bronte

"Golf is not, and never has been, a fair game." - Jack Nicklaus

"Well, all's fair in love, war and fooling the critics." - Victor Borge

"All is fair in love, war and tax evasion." - Tom Sharpe

"All's fair in love, war and ride-sharing." - Marc Andreessen

"Earth shall be fair, and all her folk be one!" - Clifford Bax

"I am at peace, and people become fair by themselves." - Laozi

"Good morning to you, fair and gracious daughter." - William Shakespeare

"Fair, kind, and true, have often lived alone." - William Shakespeare

"Sir, he's a good dog, and a fair dog." - William Shakespeare

"Speak, my fair, and fairly, I pray thee." - William Shakespeare

"Success does' count unless you earn it fair and square." - Michelle Obama

"I want my fair share and thats All of it!" - Greg Palast

"Fair thoughts and happy hours attend on you." - William Shakespeare

"The world is watching, and you better be fair." - Joe Berlinger

"Life isn't fair. In never was and never will be." - John F Kennedy

"Flee flattery, false praise and fair weather friends" - Fraser Young

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

"Success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square." - Michelle Obama

"So fair and foul a day i had not seen." - William Shakespeare

"I like not fair terms and a villain's mind." - William Shakespeare

"So foul and fair a day I have not seen." - William Shakespeare

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

"I think UNC and Lorrie Fair is a perfect match." - Lorrie Fair

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

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

"And she was fair as is the rose in May." - Geoffrey Chaucer

"There's a difference between fair game and playing games." - Hillary Clinton

"Prices need to be fair, appropriate and consistent." - Robert Genn

"A full and fair discussion is essential to democracy." - George Soros

"Not every child has an equal talent or an equal ability or equal motivation, but they should have the equal right to develop their talent and their ability and their motivation, to make something of themselves." - John F Kennedy

"The minute you stop expecting life to be simple, fair and easy... it becomes simple, fair and easy." - John Spence

"When quarrels and complaints arise, it is when people who are equal have not got equal shares, or vice-versa." - Aristotle

"Government cannot make us equal; it can only recognize, respect, and protect us as equal before the law." - Clarence Thomas

"There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent." - Mahatma Gandhi

"the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression." - Thomas Jefferson

"For the private sector to flourish, special privilege must give way to equal opportunity and equal risk for all." - Paul Wolfowitz

"When women and men can shed an equal quantity of tears in public, that's when we'll have equal power." - Madeleine M Kunin

"Employers must make far-reaching changes to employment terms and conditions for women: Equal pay for equal, decent work." - Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

"The wisdom is your glory. By wisdom you will be fair to yourself and fair to others." - Nirmala Srivastava

"My inheritance how lordly wide and fair; Time is my fair seed-field, to Time I'm heir." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"My inheritance how lordly wide and fair; Time is my fair seed-field, to Time I'm heir." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Life isn't fair. Fair is somewhere you go to ride the dodgems and win a goldfish. (from Rush of Blood)" - Mark Billingham

"He who is fair to look upon is good, and he who is good will soon be fair also." - Sappho

"A fair face without a fair soul is like a glass eye that shines and sees nothing." - John Stuart Blackie

"Life is' fair. Fair is somewhere you go to ride the dodgems and win a goldfish. (from Rush of Blood)" - Mark Billingham

"Fair isn't fair, Dean. Like I'm supposed to help you because fair is fair? Try I need you to help me so I wont rip out your spine and beat you with it. I might respond to that, maybe." - James Patterson

"Discipline is the whole key to being successful. We all get 24 hours each day. That's the only fair thing; it's the only thing that's equal. What we do with those 24 hours is up to us." - Sam Huff

"Our individualism is rooted in our very nature. It is based on conviction born of experience. Equal opportunity, the demand for a fair chance, became the formula of American Individualism because it is the method of American achievement." - Herbert Hoover



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