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Fair And Unfair Quotes


"Theory states that Allahs law is cruel and unfair, but Allah himself has said that his law is indeed fair." - Hassanal Bolkiah

"Life isn't fair. It never will be. Quit trying to make it fair. You don't need it to be fair. Go make life unfair to your advantages." - Robert Kiyosaki

"The QB is going to be judged, fair or unfair, on success in the playoffs. You remember QBs who have won 3 or 4 Super Bowls" - Aaron Rodgers

"Life is cruel and unfair, my friends, and that is fact." - Stephan Jenkins

"Life is unfair. And it's not fair that life is unfair." - Edward Abbey

"Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war..." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Christians must deplore unfair and deprecating barbs regularly aimed our way." - David R. Mains

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

"There's people that say "It's not fair You have all that stuff." I wasn't born with it. It was a horrible process to get to this. It took me my whole life. If you're new at this- and by "new at it." I mean 15 years in, or even 20- you're just starting to grow traction. Young musicians believe they should be able to throw a band together and be famous, and anything that's in their way is unfair and evil. What are you, in your 20s, you picked up a guitar? Give it a minute." - Louis C K

"Again, a law may be both constitutional and expedient, and yet may be administered in an unjust and unfair way." - Abraham Lincoln

"Workers, black and white, need some kind of international affirmative action to protect them from unfair competition with unorganized or slave labor abroad and unfair competition with robots at home." - Jesse Jackson

"Luck doesn't shine her light on each of us equally. She is arbitrary, irrational, unfair and sometimes downright cruel." - Francine Pascal

"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

"Fair and unfair are among the most influential words in English and must be delicately used." - Freya Stark

"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

"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

"The 1911 pistol remains the service pistol of choice in the eyes of those who understand the problem. Back when we audited the FBI academy in 1947, I was told that I ought not to use my pistol in their training program because it was not fair. Maybe the first thing one should demand of his sidearm is that it be unfair." - Jeff Cooper

"Such is luck! And such the treatment which honest, good perservance gets so often at the hands of unfair and malicious Nature!" - Mark Twain

"The world is a very unjust, unfair place and we have to live with that. Historically, there is impunity for most crimes." - Isabel Allende

"Life is savagely unfair. It ignores our deep-seated convictions and places a disproportionate emphasis on the decisions we make in split seconds." - Chris Cleave

"Unfortunately, the truth is that people do go scot-free and it's unfair. A lot of the top drug people who have been arrested are also free." - Oliver Stone

"The world is an inherently unfair place." - Haruki Murakami

"Frank stared at him. "Unfair? You can breathe underwater and blow up glaciers and summon freaking hurricanes-and it's unfair that I can be an elephant?" Percy considered. "Okay. I guess you got a point. But the next time I say you're totally beast-" "Just shut up," Frank said. "Please." Percy cracked a smile." - Rick Riordan

"I condemn, for all climes and for all times, secret murders and unfair methods even for a fair cause." - Mahatma Gandhi

"[Illegal immigration] costs the taxpayers of the United States a lot of money. And it's unfair to Americans who are working every day to pay their own bills. It's also unfair to a lot of people who have waited in line for years and years in other countries to be legal immigrants." - William J Clinton

"Theory states that Allah's law is cruel and unfair, but Allah himself has said that his law is indeed fair." - Hassanal Bolkiah

"I have a 10 year old at home, and she is always saying, 'That's not fair.' When she says that, I say, "Honey, you're cute; that's not fair. Your family is pretty well off; that's not fair. You were born in America; that's not fair. Honey, you had better pray to God that things don't start getting fair for you." - P. J. O'Rourke

"We must be truthful and fair in the ordinary affairs of life before we can be truthful and fair in patriotism and religion." - E W Howe

"Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she. . . ." - William Shakespeare

"It was not fair, it was not fair, it was not fair. So cried his child's heart, and then his child's heart died a little. For that is also the way of the world." - Stephen King

"All's fair in love and war," said Ron brightly, "and this is a bit of both." - J K Rowling

"Mountains are not fair or unfair, they are just dangerous." - Reinhold Messner

"A well-grounded assurance is always attended with three fair handmaids: love, humility and holy joy." - Thomas Brooks

"How fair is a garden amid the toils and passions of existence." - Benjamin Disraeli

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

"But treat dimes fair and I'm bigger than the city lights down in times square" - Puff Daddy

"Look on this beautiful world, and read the truth in her fair page." - William C Bryant

"And let us mind, faint heart ne'er wan A lady fair." - James Drummond Burns

"We should keep [the Panama Canal]. After all, we stole it fair and square." - S I Hayakawa

"Given a fair chance, human beings can govern themselves, and govern themselves better" - Aldous Huxley

"Organizing free and fair elections is more important than the result itself" - Fatos Nano

"So I saved your life, and you repaid me by raising Kronos. That's fair." - Rick Riordan

"This was not judgment day - only morning. Morning: excellent and fair." - William Styron

"A daughter of the gods, divinely tall, And most divinely fair." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"SOmetimes life isn't fair, and straight people are straight up crazy." - RuPaul

"Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase Are fruits of innocence and blessedness." - William Cullen Bryant

"Fair is fair; all love is war." - Kyle Busch

"As ridiculous to approve of property and let a few men have a grossly unfair share of it, as say you are all for marriage, and then let one man have all the wives." - Katharine Whitehorn

"It has always seemed unfair to me that many churches (and some individual Christians) keep careful records on how many converts they make to Christianity, but never keep any record of how many they drive away from Christ!" - Ray Stedman

"The law of work does seem utterly unfair-but there it is, and nothing can change it: the higher the pay in enjoyment the worker gets out of it, the higher shall be his pay in cash, too." - Mark Twain

"The unfair composition of the Security Council is largely acknowledged. The principal defects are the anachronistic privileges of the five permanent members of the Council and the Council's insufficient representativeness." - Alfred-Maurice de Zayas

"Life. Unfair and painful at times. But always moving forward, always shifting,changing, with times relentless passage smoothing down jagged parts until it no longer hurts quite so much to breathe." - Suzanne Brockmann

"You know what I've seen? Is that people who have gone through unfair, horrific experiences, is that they have this will, and when they get support, a chance, they can not only survive, they can thrive." - Olivia

"It is not that we had any unfair knowledge that other people didn't have, it is just that we did our homework. People just don't want to believe that anyone can break away from the crowd and rise above mediocrity." - Paul Tudor Jones

"The world is a very troubled, very chaotic place. It's a very cold place. It's a very unjust and unfair place in many ways. [As a moviemaker] I have very limited ability to have an impact over all that." - Larry Charles

"I put confidence in the American people, in their ability to sort through what is fair and what is unfair, what is ugly and what is unugly." - George H W Bush

"The world's a mean place. It's unfair, then it's fair. It's hateful, then it's loving. It's a very peculiar place on philosophical and metaphysical and religious levels." - Tim Allen

"This is so unfair to you. (Ryssa) Life is' about being fair. It's not about justice. It's all about endurance and how much we can suffer through. (Acheron)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"This is so unfair to you. (Ryssa) Life isn't about being fair. It's not about justice. It's all about endurance and how much we can suffer through. (Acheron)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"We all stand on the dart board and very few of us catch the darts. Do not think it is unfair. It is fair but you are unlucky." - Randy Pausch

"But you were something more than young and sweet And fair, - and the long year remembers you." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"tis well when we dare not do a thing we think is not good and fair; but not so well when we think a thing not good and fair because we dare not do it ..." - Sigrid Undset

"Every segment of our population, and every individual, has a right to expect from his government a fair deal." - Harry S Truman

"A reputation for good judgment, for fair dealing, for truth, and for rectitude, is itself a fortune." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Civilizations die from philosophical calm, irony, and a sense of fair play quite as surely as they die of debauchery." - Joseph Wood Krutch

"Play fair, be prepared for others to play dirty, and don't let them drag you into the mud." - Richard Branson

"A plate of apples, an open fire, and a jolly good book are a fair substitute for heaven." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"By its very nature and design, Network Marketing is a strikingly Fair, Democratic, Socially Responsible system of generating wealth." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Pretences go a great way with men that take fair words and magisterial looks for current payment." - Roger L'Estrange

"There can be no such thing as 'fairness in taxation.' Taxation is nothing but organized theft, and the concept of a 'fair tax' is therefore every bit as absurd as that of 'fair theft.'" - Murray Rothbard

"Fair is not fair, but that which pleaseth." - Ninon de L'Enclos

"After rain comes fair weather." - James Howell

"it in every fair face, every fair sky, every fair flower." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It is much more difficult to know what is fair than what is unfair" - Michael Josephson

"I don't think it's fair to compare Dick Cheney to Vader - it's unfair to Vader." - Mark Hamill

"It is neither fair nor unfair, Nobody Owens. It simply is" - Neil Gaiman

"If God thinks proportionality is fair who are we to say that it is unfair?" - Benjamin Carson

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

"It strikes me as unfair, and even in bad taste, to select a few of them for boundless admiration, attributing superhuman powers of mind and character to them. This has been my fate, and the contrast between the popular estimate of my powers and achievements and the reality is simply grotesque." - Albert Einstein

"... until both employers' and workers' groups assume responsibility for chastising their own recalcitrant children, they can vainly bay the moon about "ignorant" and "unfair" public criticism. Moreover, their failure to impose voluntarily upon their own groups codes of decency and honor will result in more and more necessity for government control." - Mary Barnett Gilson

"Fair maid, white and red, Comb me smooth, and stroke my head; And every hair a sheave shall be, And every sheave a golden tree." - George Peele

"We are socialists, we are enemies of today's capitalistic economic system for the exploitation of the economically weak, with its unfair salaries, with its unseemly evaluation of a human being according to wealth and property instead of responsibility and performance, and we are all determined to destroy this system under all conditions." - Adolf Hitler

"At the Olympics, there was a little bit of unfair judging, but I tried not to be disappointed and to do my best. I think the audience respected and loved what I did at the Olympics, and that helped me become the world champion in 1997." - Olena Vitrychenko

"The vagaries of the industry and show business itself would not lead one to conclude a lengthy career - because things change. Popularities come and go. The tragedy of it is that somebody like Robin Williams should suffer from that, and be driven to commit suicide. If ever there was an untimely, unfair death, it was him." - Chris Stein

"But while they're adding teachers in places like South Korea, we're laying them off in droves. It's unfair to our kids. It undermines their future and ours. And it has to stop. Pass this bill, and put our teachers back in the classroom where they belong." - Barack Obama

"He reads histories and mythologies and fairy tales, wondering why it seems that only girls are ever swept away from their mundane lives on farms by knights or princes or wolves. It strikes him as unfair to not have the same fanciful opportunity himself. And he is not in the position to do any rescuing of his own." - Erin Morgenstern

"When you audition for things, there's pressure to go in there with a complete performance, and it's kind of unfair because, if you get it, you'll have rehearsal and talk about it, and you'll have plenty of time with the script. So, for me, I really do feel like an audition is a sketch of what you might do." - Elisabeth Moss

"We give our intent to love and meekness, by the working of mercy and grace we are made all fair and clean." - Julian of Norwich

"Oh I have been to Ludlow fair, and left my necktie God knows where. And carried half way home, or near, pints and quarts of Ludlow beer." - A E Housman

"And okay, fair enough, but there is this unwritten contract between author and reader and I think not ending your book kind of violates that contract." - John Green

"Let ideas establish their legitimate sway again in society, let life be fair and poetic, and the scholars will gladly be lovers, citizens, and philanthropists." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The great Jack Nicklaus summed things up neatly during a charity match on the Old Course at St. Andrews where he and I were playing against Ben Crenshaw and Glen Campbell. I asked him what he considered to be the most important factor to overcome in the game of golf. His reply, "It's an unfair game."" - Sean Connery

"It's unfair because the people booing, I believe, wouldn't want to have their child booed. Fans don't understand our lives and what we go through. They don't look at us as humans. We love the fans because they support and love the game, but at the same time it hurts when they turn their back on us." - Allen Iverson

"Some foreign investors accuse us of being unfair to shareholders by using our resources for community development. Yes, this is money that could have made for dividend payouts, but it also is money that's uplifting and improving the quality of life of people in the rural areas where we operate and work. We owe them that." - Ratan Tata

"The American people understand that it is grotesquely unfair - we are a society that prides itself on fairness, that prides itself on equal opportunity, and people are looking out and seeing, since the Great Recession of 2008, 99 percent of all new income going to the top 1 percent." - Bernie Sanders

"I mean, the part you don't like, I mean, that's the only part. That's the part no one likes, and that is the criticisms, and the unfair criticisms, I might add, of my husband. But that's also just a fact of life in politics." - Laura Welch Bush

"Life is' fair. It never will be. Quit trying to make it fair. You do' need it to be fair. Go make life unfair to your advantages." - Robert Kiyosaki

"I think it's a little unfair for people to say you're not paying your fair share of taxes. I'm paying what I'm supposed to pay. Change the law, and I'll pay what I'm supposed to pay." - David Rubenstein

"I am frustrated by celebrities who decide to write children's books because they think it's easy. That drives me crazy. It's frustrating because it's unfair to children. Because they'll get a lot of attention, they'll get a lot of marketing budget and so on just because they're a celebrity - the Madonnas, the Ricky Gervaises, the Russell Brands." - John Boyne

"Every time you lose, you think that life's unfair. You think of the bad breaks. But when you're winning and playing well, you still get those bad breaks, only you overcome them. It just depends on how strong your mind is." - Greg Norman

"The government in business may waste time and money without rendering service. In the end the public pays in taxes. The corporation cannot waste or it will fall. It cannot make unfair rulings or give high-handed, expensive service, for there are not enough people willing to accept inferior service to make a volume of business that will pay dividends." - Henry Ford

"China is never going to be a global model. Western system is really broken in some fundamental ways, but the Chinese system is not going to work either. It is a deeply unfair and immoral system where everything can be taken away from anyone in a split second." - Francis Fukuyama

"You learn to understand it, but if you step back, you do think it is either strange or unfair. But I know that if you don't score, play well or win, you are wrong to have a helicopter and fly home each week to see your kids. You are wrong to have a business outside of football." - Michael J. Owen

"Greatness is best measured by how well an individual responds to the happenings in life that appear totally unfair, unreasonable, and undeserved. Sometimes we are inclined to put up with a situation rather than endure. To endure is to bear up under, to stand firm against, to suffer without yielding, to continue to be, or to exhibit the state or power of lasting." - Marvin J Ashton

"Fashion is ephemeral, dangerous and unfair." - Karl Lagerfeld

"Sooner or later that which is now life shall be poetry, and every fair and manly trait shall add a richer strain to the song." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Oh fair, oh sweet and holy as dew at morning tide, I gaze on thee, and yearnings, sad in my bosom hide." - Heinrich Heine

"No God and no religion can survive ridicule. No political church, no nobility, no royalty or other fraud, can face ridicule in a fair field, and live." - Mark Twain

"We will stand up for what is right, for what is fair and what is just. Health care is a right and not a privilege." - John Lewis

"any fair-minded person will agree that humanity hasn't the faintest inkling, at this time, of the powers and laws that will, sometime, be known and used." - Margery Wilson

"I let God be the judge and I believe that we worship a just and fair God who won't punish innocent people unnecessarily." - Jimmy Carter

"Wealth is a means to an end, not the end itself. As a synonym for health and happiness, it has had a fair trial and failed dismally." - John Galsworthy

"The very fact that a holy, eternal, all-knowing, all-powerful, merciful, fair, and just God loves you and me is nothing short of astonishing." - Francis Chan

"Anyone who's been poor and gets rich is stalked by guilt and fear. Guilt because you know it isn't fair, that life hasn't changed for everyone" - Russell Brand

"Film is not analysis, it is the agitation of mind; cinema comes from the country fair and the circus, not from art and academicism." - Werner Herzog

"I have left all my business and all my husbands; I have taken with me only fair weather and my children, which is as much as I want." - Madame de La Fayette

"Shall we upon the footing of our land Send fair-play orders, and make compromise, Insinuation, parley, and base truce, To arms invasive?" - William Shakespeare

"Be merry, and employ your chiefest thoughts To courtship and such fair ostents of love As shall conveniently become you there." - William Shakespeare

"Many of my executives have worked with me since the beginning. I can be fair and decisive and encouraging as well as demanding." - Martha Stewart

"A fair and just society offers equality of opportunity to all. But it cannot promise, and should not try to enforce, sameness." - Christina Hoff Sommers

"The science fair has long been a favorite educational tool in the American school system, and for a good reason: Your teachers hate you." - Dave Barry

"Nature is fair in proportion as the youth is pure. The heavens and the earth are one flower ; the earth is the calyx, the heavens the corolla." - Henry David Thoreau

"We've got a lot of work to do economically in this country to bring about a more just and fair economy." - Barack Obama

"Yet, O thou beautiful rose! Queen rose so fair and sweet. What were lover or crown to thee, without the clay at thy feet?" - Julia Caroline Dorr

"I feel the denial of gay marriage sends a prejudice message. Our youth deserve a fair and hopeful future with government that values us equally." - Lady Gaga

"Give an average baby a fair chance, and if it doesn't do something it oughtn't to a doctor should be called in at once." - Jerome K Jerome

"If alcohol is queen, then tobacco is her consort. It's a fond companion for all occasions, a loyal friend through fair weather and foul." - Luis Bunuel

"I think there are a lot of things in life that are not fair. But life, I believe, isn't always perfect and idealistic." - Nadya Suleman

"Where is the pricing system that offers the consumer a fair choice between air to breathe and motor cars to drive about in?" - Joan Robinson

"... strike the words "white male" from all your constitutions, and then, with fair sailing, let us sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish together." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"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

"O farmer, strong farmer! You can spend at the fair, But your face you must turn To your crops and your care" - Padraic Colum

"To believe in God is to know that all the rules will be fair, and that there will be wonderful surprises." - Ugo Betti

"Go out more, keep cheerful as well as busy, for you are the sunshine-maker of the family, and if you get dismal there is no fair weather." - Louisa May Alcott

"Now that's true poetic irony. I rush into battle to defend the fair name of Rose Larkin, and what does she do but fetch Robert to stop me." - Franny Billingsley

"But even Es and cocaine, over the years they blow holes in your brain, rob you of your memories, your past. Which is fair enough, convenient even." - Irvine Welsh

"The courts used to be, fair and square, the avengers of secular crimes; but nowadays they demand respect even for the criminal." - Franz Grillparzer

"The Party System was founded on one national notion of fair play. It was the notion that folly and futility should be fairly divided between both sides." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"It is an old adage, "All is fair in love as in war," but I thought not of general laws, and only felt a private grievance." - Jane Swisshelm

"O how beautiful is morning! How the sunbeams strike the daisies And the kingcups fill the meadow Like a golden-shielded army Marching to the uplands fair." - Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

"On all things created remaineth the half-effaced signature of God, Somewhat of fair and good, though blotted by the finger of corruption." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"The face of Truth is not less fair and beautiful for all the counterfeit visors which have been put upon her." - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

"There are a lot of grown ups who, should be sent up to their rooms, and told they must stay there, until they learn they can play fair." - Dawud Wharnsby Ali

"We need to repeal and replace Dodd-Frank [act]. We need to make America fair again for all businesses, but especially those being run by small business owners." - Marco Rubio

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

"I never entertained the dreadful thought that my face was anything other than good and fair until, in an act of revelation, I picked up a mirror." - Dafydd ap Gwilym



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