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"Turnabout is fair play." - Proverbs

"Play fair, okay?" - Colleen Haskell

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

"Fair play is a jewel." - Walter Scott

"Sweet breathing Zephyrus did softly play, A gentle spirit, that lightly did delay Hot Titan's beams, which then did glister fair" - Edmund Spenser

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

"The promise of our country is that the rules are fair. If you work hard and play by the rules, you can earn your share of America's blessings. Those are the beliefs I learned from my parents." - Geraldine Ferraro

"fair play is less characteristic of groups than of individuals." - Agnes Repplier

"I say you fellows, I expect to see fair play." - Charles Hamilton

"Alec rolled beautiful brown eyes. "No fair playing the death card." "No fair having it to play." - Rachel Vincent

"Oh, did you expect me to play fair?" Cupid laughed. "I am the god of love. I am never fair." - Rick Riordan

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

"If they will play fair I will play fair, but if they won't then I reserve all my rights to do anything I find myself able to do." - William Howard Taft

"In the years that Ive seen concerts, when Ive paid to see somebody I want to see, there would be a certain amount of songs Id want to hear. So whether its stuff I want to play every night or not - or stuff Ive been playing for years or stuff you get tired of playing - you have to play what people pay for and make it fair for them." - Toby Keith

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

"FIFA stands for discipline, respect, fair-play, not just on the field of play, but in our society as well." - Sepp Blatter

"When all is said and done, friendship is the only trustworthy fabric of the affections. So-called LOVE is a delirious inhuman state of mind: when hot it substitutes indulgence for fair play; when cold it is cruel, but friendship is warmth in cold, firm ground in a bog." - Miles Franklin

"We who feel that justice is not being done have but one thing to do: that is fight, by argument, by example, by insistence on fair play wherever we have the power to do so. The rest is in the hands of the Lord, or nature, which swings, apparently, from one extreme to another." - Theodore Dreiser

"The problem with capitalism is that it best rewards the worst part of us: the ruthless, competitive, conniving, opportunistic, acquisitive drives, giving little reward and often much punishment-or at least much handicap-to honesty, compassion, fair play, many forms of hard work, love of justice, and a concern for those in need." - Michael Parenti

"Fair play is primarily not blaming others for anything that is wrong with us." - Eric Hoffer

"So that was the way. No fair play. Once down, that was the end of you." - Jack London

"Lovers and warriors are not bound by the rules of fair play." - Wayne Gerard Trotman

"In a war the last thing the English know is how to practice fair play." - Adolf Hitler

"The God of War will see fair play-he's often slain that wants to slay!" - Homer

"Fair play to all those who dare to dream and don't give up." - Marketa Irglova

"One should always play fair when one has the winning cards." - Oscar Wilde

"Most people play a fair game of golf - if you watch them." - Joey Lauren Adams

"Play fair. Don't hit people. Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody." - Robert Fulghum

"I can never fear that things will go far wrong where common sense has fair play." - Thomas Jefferson

"Fair play doesn't pertain in bargaining. What matters there is leverage." - Alan Rosenberg

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

"The Bible does not tell us that life in this world will be fair. Evil and sin are not Victorian gentlemen; they do not play fair." - D A Carson

"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

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

"Who could doubt that sport is a crucial window for the propagation of fair play and justice? After all, fair play is a value that is essential to sport." - Nelson Mandela

"There are two ways love can go. You can be good to each other or you could not play fair." - Taylor Swift

"The universe may not always play fair, but at least it's got a hell of a sense of humor." - Candace Bushnell

"Strong responsible unions are essential to industrial fair play. Without them the labor bargain is wholly one-sided." - Louis D Brandeis

"If our betters play at that game, we must not dare To imitate them; faults that are rich are fair." - William Shakespeare

"Work hard, play fair, be kind to all living creatures, and take a moment to just sit back and breathe." - Tricia Helfer

"The universe may not always play fair, but at least it's got a hell of a sense of humor." - Michael Patrick King

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

"I think Cannes is usually pretty fair in choosing what will play well to the home festival crowd." - Eric Fellner

"Let common sense and common honesty have fair play, and they will soon set things to rights." - Thomas Jefferson

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

"Work hard...have fun...be nice...play fair...dream big. We only get one chance at this life. If you're going to play this game, play it to win." - Robert Herjavec

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"To share is precious, pure and fair. Don't play with something you should cherish for life. Don't you wanna care, ain't it lonely out there?" - Marvin Gaye

"The game ain't always fair and that's the thing though. You can play your heart out, everyone don't get a ring though." - Drake

"The natural impulses of every thoroughbred include his sense of honor; his love of fair play and courage; his dislike of pretense and of cheapness." - Emily Post

"In a mystery, you must play fair by giving all the clues, but disguise them by immediately distracting the reader with something else." - Joan Lowery Nixon

"'It is my duty to warn you that it will be used against you,' cried the Inspector, with the magnificent fair play of the British criminal law." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Please, compete in the spirit of fair play, mutual understanding and respect. And above all, please compete cleanly by refusing doping." - Jacques Rogge

"It's all about having fun. Play hard and fair, don't hurt anybody. Feel good about what you're doing and how you're doing it." - Eli Manning

"She had the hard, half-apathetic expression of one who deems anything possible at the hands of Time and Chance except, perhaps, fair play." - Thomas Hardy

"It is my duty to warn you that it will be used against you,' cried the Inspector, with the magnificent fair play of the British criminal law." - Arthur Conan Doyle

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

"Work hard, play hard." - Wiz Khalifa

"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

"I play with friends, but we don't play friendly games." - Ben Hogan

"If they want to play football, we can play football." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Don't play hard to get, play hard to forget." - Drake

"Why play a chord when you can play one note?" - Alex Kapranos

"I wanted to play baseball!" - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Let the perfectionist play postal." - Yasser Seirawan

"Be fast on the field physically, but play slow mentally. Basically, play hard but play smart." - Kevin Leveille

"The idea of freedom is quite in accord with a general, though vague, sentiment among us; it is an idea of fair play, of giving everyone a chance; and nothing arouses more general and active indignation among our people than the belief that some one or some class is not getting a fair chance." - Charles Horton Cooley

"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

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

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

"Farewell, fair cruelty." - William Shakespeare

"When men differ in opinion, both sides ought equally to have the advantage of being heard by the public; when Truth and Error have fair play, the former is always an overmatch for the latter." - Benjamin Franklin

"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

"A worthless woman! mere cold clay As all false things are! but so fair, She takes the breath of men away Who gaze upon her unaware: I would not play her larcenous tricks To have her looks!" - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"I know a lady that loves to talk so incessantly, she won't give an echo fair play; she has that everlasting rotation of tongue that an echo must wait till she dies before it can catch her last words!" - William Congreve

"I have always believed that success would be the inevitable result if the two services, the army and the navy, had fair play, and if we sent the right man to fill the right place." - Austen Henry Layard

"I feel like I've always played within the rules. I would never do anything to break the rules. I believe in fair play and I'll always believe in that for as long as I'm playing." - Tom Brady

"Work hard - beat out half the team. Be committed, play fair as a team player - Beat out another quarter of the team. The last quarter is your desire and beliefs, and where you are playing." - John Kessel

"We can find common qualities and common values that have made Britain the country it is. Our belief in tolerance and liberty which shines through British history. Our commitment to fairness, fair play and civic duty." - Gordon Brown

"'English fair play' is a fine expression. It justifies the bashing of the puny draper's assistant by the big hairy blacksmith, and this to the perfect satisfaction of both parties, if they are worthy the name of Englishman." - Joseph Furphy

"But alas for the dreams that round us play! / For the plans of mortal making! / And alas for the false and fickle day / That looked so fair at waking!" - Phoebe Cary

"Plants of great vigor will almost always struggle into blossom, despite impediments. But there should be encouragement, and a free genial atmosphere for those of more timid sort, fair play for each in its own kind." - Margaret Fuller

"But we were all young once. It passes, like innocence and a sense of fair play. The only thing left in the end is a good instinct for survival." - Laurell K Hamilton

"I want to play a real man in all my films, and I define manhood simply: men should be tough, fair, and courageous, never petty, never looking for a fight, but never backing down from one either." - John Wayne

"Interviewer: Would it be fair to describe you as a volatile player? Beckham: Well, I can play in the centre, on the right and occasionally on the left side." - David Beckham

"Canasta is a new game that bids fair to rival Bridge as a popular partnership game for four players. It's fast, exciting and dramatic; a single play, according to experts, can make a difference of 5,000 points." - Albert H. Morehead

"The friendless, the weak, the victims of prejudice and public excitement are entitled to the same quality of justice and fair play that the rich, the powerful, the well-connected, and the fellow with pull thinks he can get." - Harry S Truman

"I played piano. I've always liked piano. My father played piano. Actually, to be fair, the sound of the harpsichord did annoy him a bit, and I thought, how can I annoy Dad? I'll play the harpsichord." - Mahan Esfahani

"I have always believed that successes would be the inevitable result if the two services, the army and the navy, had fair play, and if we sent the right man to fill the right place." - Austen Henry Layard

"Therefore, the only thing that is not up for grabs is no change. It is fair to say that it is all to play for, except in ruling out no change." - Rhodri Morgan

"Calm was the day, and through the trembling air Sweet-breathing Zephyrus did softly play- A gentle spirit, that lightly did delay Hot Titan's beams, which then did glister fair" - Edmund Spenser

"To borrow a simile from the football field, we believe that men must play fair, but that there must be no shirking, and that the success can only come to the player who 'hits the line hard." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Why, Madam, do you know there are upward of thirty yards of bowels squeezed underneath that girdle of your daughter's? Go home and cut it; let Nature have fair play, and you will have no need of my advice." - John Abernethy

"If it falls to me to start a fight to cut out the cancer of bent and twisted journalism in our country with the simple sword of truth and the trusty shield of British fair play, so be it." - Jonathan Aitken

"Plants of great vigor will almost always struggle into blossom, despite impediments. But there should be encouragement, and a free genial atmosphere for those of more timid sort, fair play for each in its own kind." - Margaret Fuller

"Those who believe in climate change, as I do, I think it's also fair to say that they are more receptive to confirming evidence than disconfirming evidence. They happen to be right, but their motivations are in play also." - Cass Sunstein

"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

"We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square." - Michelle Obama

"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

"Fair play is an English word. It is not a French word, and it has been copied all over the world. Unfortunately, it does not function any more here." - Arsene Wenger

"The cat looked as if it were about to say something sarcastic. Then it flicked its whiskers and said, "Challenge her. There's no guarantee she'll play fair, but her kind of thing loves games and challenges." - Neil Gaiman

"Sadness... reflecting on the proud legacy of trust and fair play on which Reliance Industries was founded by my visionary father Dhirubhai Ambani, and how far RIL appeared to have moved away from those original values." - Anil Ambani

"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

"Congress is so beholden to the money that any solution in the general interest will be frustrated and subverted by the corporate interests who feel they will be damaged by progress, fair play and justice." - E L Doctorow

"I am a firm believer in free but fair trade. However the United States should not be on the losing end of trade agreements that are not enforced. It is time that we make China play fairly." - Elizabeth Dole



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