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

"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

"Life isn't fair, but government must be," - Ann Richards

"What seems fair enough against a squalid huckster of bad liquor may take on a different face, if used by a government determined to suppress political opposition under the guise of sedition." - Learned Hand

"When a man gives himself up to the government of a ruling passion,-or, in other words, when his HOBBY-HORSE grows head- strong,-farewell cool reason and fair discretion." - Laurence Sterne

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

"You would have to say of John Howard's government that he has tended to go after things with a fair degree of determination, and I would have thought.. I don't see any reason why that should suddenly disappear now that he has control of both houses." - Chris Corrigan

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

"None but the brave deserve the fair." - John Dryden

"No love is foule, nor prison fair." - George Herbert

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

"Who ever said the world was fair?" - Cassandra Clare

"Life in general has never been even close to fair, so the pretense that the government can make it fair is a valuable and inexhaustible asset to politicians who want to expand government." - Thomas Sowell

"We have solved, by fair experiment, the great and interesting question whether freedom of religion is compatible with order in government and obedience to the laws. And we have experienced the quiet as well as the comfort which results from leaving every one to profess freely and openly those principles of religion which are the inductions of his own reason and the serious convictions of his own inquiries." - Thomas Jefferson

"Liberals love to say things like, "We're just asking everyone to pay their fair share." But government is not about asking. It is about telling. The difference is fundamental. It is the difference between making love and being raped, between working for a living and being a slave. The Internal Revenue service is not asking anybody to do anything. It confiscates your assets and puts you behind bars if you don't pay." - Thomas Sowell

"All my life I've worked to try to correct and perfect our system of government to make it more fair." - Don Siegelman

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

"One can criticize the Israeli government, but it is not fair to judge the people of Israel." - Antonio Munoz Molina

"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

"I feel that schools and corporates should help the government in popularising sports in the country. Blaming the government for every sporting debacle will not be fair." - Viswanathan Anand

"Golf is not a fair game, so why build a course fair?" - Pete Dye

"Liberals don't love big government because they think it's efficient, compassionate, fair or even remotely useful. They support big government because they are guaranteed the support of nearly everyone who works for the government." - Ann Coulter

"General revenue - what taxpayers are willing to give government, what they think is fair to give government - is not going to grow at the same amount that the federal government basically forces us to spend on Medicaid." - Rick Scott

"So let us take our fair share of the true refugees and act responsible as a government in providing for their necessary expenses. Let us stop skewing the whole process by taking some folks who are not truly refugees in order simply to meet our foreign policy needs or domestic policy demands. There has to be a better way to meet those needs and demands than we are doing now. I think it is embarrassing to all of us who truly know the mission of the Refugee Act." - Alan K Simpson

"There has been abroad many times some criticism of our Government, of our people, and our ways, but that has demonstrated, I think, that when they are in real trouble and real difficulty over there, they turn to us as a nation that will be fair with them-one in whose judgment and in whose character they can rely; and that not withstanding differences that have seemed to exist, they are willing to abide by the faith that they have in us, and I think that is a very substantial accomplishment." - Calvin Coolidge

"You know something is wrong when the government declares opening someone else's mail is a felony but your internet activity is fair game for data collecting." - E. A. Bucchianeri

"In our consumer confidence surveys, we ask people whether they think government economic policy is good, fair, or poor. Increasingly, the answer we get is just plain laughter." - Jay Schmiedeskamp

"When any of the four pillars of government are mainly shaken or weakened - which are religion, justice, counsel and treasure - men need to pray for fair weather." - Francis Bacon

"When any of the four pillars of government-religion, justice, counsel, and treasure-are mainly shaken or weakened, men had need to pray for fair weather." - Francis Bacon

"What do you think, what people want from their governments? Simple. A better life for themselves and for their children. Government that is fair, just and responsible." - Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

"Too fair to worship, too divine to love." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"It's a fair wind that blew men to ale." - Washington Irving

"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

"When the candles are out all women are fair." - Plutarch

"We really care about photography at Vanity Fair." - Graydon Carter

"Fall the deep curtains, delicate the weave, fair the thread." - Hilda Doolittle

"An old man dies, a little girl lives. Fair trade." - Frank Miller

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

"Most learned of the fair, most fair of the learned. [Lat., Delle belle eruditissima, delle erudite bellissima.]" - Jacopo Sannazaro

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

"O heresy in fair, fit for these days, A giving hand, though foul, shall have fair praise." - William Shakespeare

"Government does not create jobs. Government does not create jobs." - Mitt Romney

"All forms of government are pernicious, including good government." - Edward Abbey

"The next adventure is the government, a government of change." - Pier Luigi Bersani

"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

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

"Every fair from fair sometime declines" - William Shakespeare

"Fair weather weddings make fair weather lives." - Richard Hovey

"Your skin's so fair its not fair" - St Vincent

"In a word, if this country can steer clear of European politics, stand firm on its bottom, and be wise and temperate in its government, it bids fair to be one of the greatest and happiest nations in the world." - George Washington

"The great virtue of bureaucracy - indeed, perhaps its defining characteristic ~ was that it was an institutional method for applying general rules to specific cases, thereby making the actions of government fair and predictable." - Max Weber

"If any form of government is capable of making a nation happy, ours I think bids fair now for producing that effect. But after all much depends upon the people who are governed." - Benjamin Franklin

"If virtuous, the government need not fear the fair operation of attack and defense. Nature has given to man no other means of sifting the truth, either in religion, law, or politics." - Thomas Jefferson

"Government ought to be all outside and no inside. . . . Everybody knows that corruption thrives in secret places, and avoids public places, and we believe it a fair presumption that secrecy means impropriety." - Woodrow Wilson

"The potential for a cyber pearl harbor exists. Security professionals and the U.S. government have predicted it. The question is, will businesses take the threat of cyber warfare seriously and make it a priority in their budgets? Fair warning..." - Gideon Rasmussen

"We've been so preoccupied with getting the government to behave in a fair and democratic way, we were not able to focus on the private sector where most of the jobs are, where most of the wealth and opportunities are." - Jesse Jackson

"We must reign in overspending by ridding government of outmoded programs, making Big Oil pay their fair share, repealing massive tax breaks for corporations that ship jobs overseas, and enacting a tax code that no longer favors millionaires and billionaires." - Paul Tonko

"If China someday gains a more fair, just, and accountable system of government, it will be due to the hard work and efforts of the Chinese people, not due to the inexorable workings of any particular technology." - Rebecca Mackinnon

"'Fair' is one of the most dangerous concepts in politics. Since no two people are likely to agree on what is 'fair,' this means that there must be some third party with power - the government - to impose its will. The road to despotism is paved with 'fairness'." - Thomas Sowell

"I had watched for many years and seen how a few rich families held much of Argentina's wealth and power in their hands. So Peron and the government brought in an eight hour working day, sickness pay and fair wages to give poor workers a fair go." - Evita Peron

"I had watched for many years and seen how a few rich families held much of Argentina's wealth and power in their hands. So Peron and the government brought in an eight hour working day , sickness pay and fair wages to give poor workers a fair go ." - Evita Peron

"Yes, and you should question your government." - Jessica Lange

"All government is an ugly necessity." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The less government we have the better." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There's never been a good government." - Emma Goldman

"The era of big government is over." - William J Clinton

"Morality is the object of government." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Why should the government subsidize intellectual curiosity?" - Ronald Reagan

"Italy hasn't had a government since Mussolini." - Richard M. Nixon

"... the keynote of government is injustice." - Emma Goldman

"1995 government shutdown from GOP underestimating Clinton." - Newt Gingrich

"Aurora now, fair daughter of the dawn, Sprinkled with rosy light the dewy lawn." - Alexander Pope

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

"A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence." - Dante Alighieri

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

"It is fair to judge peoples by the rights they will sacrifice most for." - Clarence Day

"Women are as roses, whose fair flower, being once displayed, doth fall that very hour." - William Shakespeare

"I got a horse for my wife. I thought it was a fair swap." - Bob Monkhouse

"If she undervalues me, What care I how fair she be?" - Walter Raleigh

"If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn't plan your mission properly." - David Hackworth

"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

"the world has been fair cruel if you've never known the love of a dog!" - Myrtle Reed

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

"People say life ain't fairlife is very fair. People aren't fairpeople are terrible." - Patrice O'Neal

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

"To a fair day open the window, but make you ready as to a foule." - George Herbert

"Im pretty fair-skinned, so I need to get in the sun for a little while." - Jon Lester

"... The sun does not shine upon this fair earth to meet frowning eyes, depend upon it." - Charles Dickens

"There must be real gods see, the painted gods how fair!" - Hilda Doolittle

"All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Good day, fair maidens." - Val Venis

"Fair words cost nothing." - John Gay

"Turnabout is fair play." - Proverbs

"Heigh, ho, fair Rosalynde!" - Thomas Lodge

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

"Farewell, fair cruelty." - William Shakespeare

"Play fair, okay?" - Colleen Haskell

"If this government wants to be fair dinkum, then it must stop kowtowing to financial markets, international organisations, world bankers, investment companies and big business people. The Howard government must become visionary and be prepared to act, even at the risk of making mistakes." - Pauline Hanson

"While just government protects all in their religious rites, true religion affords government its surest support." - George Washington

"Good government could never be a substitute for government by the people themselves." - Henry Campbell-Bannerman

"The Federal Government was never, in its essence, anything but an anti-slavery government." - Frederick Douglass

"The only legitimate government in the world, is the Iranian government." - Ali Meshkini

"Bad government is the natural product of rule by those who believe government is bad." - Thomas Frank

"MONARCHICAL GOVERNMENT, n. Government." - Ambrose Bierce

"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

"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

"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

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

"Kids are fair game; women are fair game." - Timothy Mcveigh

"A fair day's wages for a fair day's work." - Thomas Carlyle

"... I am dark but fair, / Black but fair." - Alice Meynell

"Most learned of the fair, most fair of the learned." - Jacopo Sannazaro

"If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Dancing up the full moon Round some fair new altar Trample the soft blossoms of fine grass." - Sappho

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

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

"It is fair to say there are individuals in the United States who ascribe to al-Qaeda-type beliefs." - Janet Napolitano

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

"Look to the East, where up the lucid sky; the morning climbs! The day shall yet be fair." - Celia Thaxter

"I am very strong & robust & not of the delicate sex nor of the fair but of the deficent in look ..." - Marjorie Fleming

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

"Men that hazard all Do it in hope of fair advantages: A golden mind stoops not to shows of dross." - William Shakespeare

"Be bold, but be fair. Don't give in. If others around you have integrity, too, you can prevail" - Howard Schultz

"When you say something, make sure you have said it. The chances of your having said it are only fair." - E B White

"I do my best not to have any expectations when I go into a movie because its not fair." - Joel Siegel

"Paddy Ashdown is the only party leader who's a trained killer. Although, to be fair, Mrs Thatcher was self taught." - Charles Kennedy

"Ah! from the soul itself must issue forth A light, a glory, a fair luminous cloud Enveloping the Earth." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"We often pay our debts not because it is only fair that we should, but to make future loans easier." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"After rain comes fair weather." - James Howell

"Consider this a fair warning." - Steig Larsson

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

"A bevy of fair women." - John Milton

"Fair play is a jewel." - Walter Scott

"Is she not passing fair?" - William Shakespeare

"Speak me fair in death." - William Shakespeare

"Don't be fair, be engaged." - Andy Stanley

"Grief has turned her fair." - Oscar Wilde

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

"Love's never a fair trade." - Margaret Atwood

"The Constitution limits the role of government. The Constitution enumerates the freedoms of the people and enforces those freedoms against government, making sure government cannot encroach." - Rush Limbaugh

"I left the government because I saw the only way to get family planning moving, was to do it outside the government. I was never disillusioned with government." - Mechai Viravaidya

"Beauty is God's handwriting. Welcome it in every fair face, every fair day, every fair flower." - Charles Kingsley

"An elective despotism was not the government we fought for." - Thomas Jefferson

"It is easier to run a revolution than a government." - Ferdinand Marcos

"Self-denial is the test and definition of self-government." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Love your country, but never trust its government." - Robert A Heinlein

"That putt had more breaks than a government job." - Brian Weiss



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