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"Justice as fairness provides what we want." - John Rawls

"Fairness is not about statistical equality." - John Bercow

"Fairness is what justice really is." - Potter Stewart

"Fairness does not mean everyone gets the same. Fairness means everyone gets what they need." - Rick Riordan

"I cannot guarantee people absolute fairness. I can only promise that I will do everything in my power to secure fairness or create a greater degree of fairness." - Martin Schulz

"Fairness is man's ability to rise above his prejudices." - Wes Fesler

"Fairness is not even an issue [on penalty taking]" - Christian Karembeu

"I'm all for the Fairness Doctrine, whatever that is." - George Voinovich

"There is balance in life, but not fairness." - Shirley Hazzard

"The question of societal fairness is always pertinent." - Martin Schulz

"Rely on facts, figures, principles of equality and fairness." - Steven Petrow

"Microsoft is not about greed. It's about innovation and fairness." - Bill Gates

"Fairness through leveling is the essence of Obamaism." - Charles Krauthammer

"The underlying principles of manners- respect, fairness, and congeniality." - Judith Martin

"Fairness is an across-the-board requirement for all our interactions with each other ...Fairness treats everbody the same." - Barbara Jordan

"Objective is the wrong word. Rather, it's fairness. Objectivity is a false God. Instead we should strive for fairness and transparency." - Ken Auletta

"If we expect others to rely on our fairness and justice we must show that we rely on their fairness and justice." - Calvin Coolidge

"These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have." - Abraham Lincoln

"My own mother always taught me that fairness was a family value - I think equal pay is about fairness for everyone." - Michael M Honda

"My own mother always taught me that fairness was a family value - I think equal pay is about fairness for everyone." - Mike Honda

"Integrity, respect, compassion, and fairness become obstacles to people who think winning is everything" - Michael Josephson

"Liberty is liberty, not equality or fairness or justice or human happiness or a quiet conscience." - Isaiah Berlin

"I will end the history of division and conflict through reconciliation and fairness." - Park Geun-hye

"Supporters of capital punishment bear a special responsibility to ensure the fairness of this irreversible punishment." - William J Clinton

"Art is a way of showing greater fairness to things than is customary." - Eli Siegel

"If the athlete is fair with the press, he deserves fairness back." - Arnold Palmer

"Such harmony in motion, speech and air, That without fairness, she was more than fair." - George Crabbe

"But in fairness also to the idea of continuing success, you also have to exploit opportunities." - Bob Cousy

"I don't believe in objectivity, but I do believe deeply in fairness." - Margot Adler

"All of us in America want there to be fairness when it comes to justice." - George W Bush

"I think perfect objectivity is an unrealistic goal; fairness, however, is not" - Michael Pollan

"Rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness - give me truth." - Emile Hirsch

"Lack of fairness to an opponent is essentially a sign of weakness." - Emma Goldman

"Nature is not concerned about fairness, it only interested in efficiency." - Amish Tripathi

"I do' believe in objectivity, but I do believe deeply in fairness." - Margot Adler

"As a corporation, you cannot let the desire for unanimity override your obligation for fairness." - Leo Hindery

"Progress is not striving for economic justice or fairness, but economic growth." - Rush Limbaugh

"Liberals like to achieve fairness by spreading the misery. Conservatives seek to expand opportunity." - Rush Limbaugh

"To be a good manager of people requires both fairness and bluntness." - James Cook

"I will continue to fight for justice, fairness, and constitutional rights until my dying breath." - Alan Dershowitz

"Let's start with protecting taxpayers and making sure we have more fairness in the system." - Hillary Clinton

"I understand the demands for justice and fairness made by the L.G.B.T. community." - Jeff Sessions

"I care deeply about opportunity and fairness, because I grew up really poor." - L. Todd Rose

"Fairness doesn't govern life and death. If it did, no good man would ever die young." - Mitch Albom

"Ever since, I have fought a vague kind of battle for some kind of fairness." - Peter Blake

"There is no true peace without fairness , truth , justice and solidarity ." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"No matter who or what you support, I believe in supporting fairness first." - Jennette Mccurdy

"I will end the history of division and conflict through reconciliation and fairness." - Park Geunhye

"Some people believe that fairness comes with obeying the rules. I'm one of those people." - Al Green

"I would never like to endorse a fairness cream. I believe in natural beauty." - Esha Gupta

"Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"I think perfect objectivity is an unrealistic goal; fairness, however, is not." - Michael Pollan

"I should in fairness add that my taste in music is reputedly deplorable." - Paul Scofield

"Ensuring fairness in the American workplace should be a cornerstone of our economic policy." - Tim Scott

"Our sense of fairness tells us that people should pay for the wrong they do." - Lewis B Smedes

"I believe that fairness creams protect the skin against the harsh effects of the sun." - Virat Kohli

"Simple fairness dictates that government must not raise taxes on families struggling to pay their bills." - Ronald Reagan

"Fairness is not an attitude. It's a professional skill that must be developed and exercised." - Brit Hume

"The Bible is very clear about one thing: Using politics to create fairness is a sin." - P J Orourke

"Peace cannot exist without justice, justice cannot exist without fairness, fairness cannot exist without development, development cannot exist without democracy, democracy cannot exist without respect for the identity and worth of cultures and peoples." - Rigoberta Menchu

"If we're going to talk about economic fairness, or about fairness, one of the most pressing economic issues facing families, seniors, and job creators in Missouri and across America is the strain of skyrocketing gas prices." - Roy Blunt

"I've got great faith in the essential fairness and decency - you may say goodness - of the human being." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Fairness is giving all people the treatment they earn and deserve. It doesn't mean treating everyone alike." - John Wooden

"It wasn't fair, but fairness was something you had to go get; it wasn't delivered like the mail." - Tim Powers

"Inclusion and fairness in the workplace . . . is not simply the right thing to do; it's the smart thing to do." - Alexis Herman

"If she be fair and wise, fairness and wit, The one's for use, the other useth it." - William Shakespeare

"This is a Budget for Britain's future to secure fairness for each child and invest in every child" - Gordon Brown

"Once government's objectives were economic growth and social cohesion. Now they are prosperity, fairness and environmental care" - Gordon Brown

"It's not fair!" (Ryssa) Because life was ever about fairness. Oh, to be as naive as his sister." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"As long as a journalist shows fairness and honesty in his or her work, their private life shouldn't matter." - Anderson Cooper

"A man who deals in fairness with his own, he can make manifest justice in the state." - Sophocles

"Organic agriculture is more about fairness and respect than it is about parts-per-billion of pesticide residues" - Jim Hightower

"The vegan lifestyle is a compassionate way to live that supports life, supports fairness and equality, and promotes freedom." - Robert Cheeke

"Sports events do not really exist at all unless there is a certain order and fairness - justice in each event." - Michael Novak

"Four innate sentiments dispose people to a universal moral sense. These are sympathy, fairness, self-control and duty." - James Q Wilson

"Excellence calls for character . . . integrity . . . fairness . . . honesty . . . a determination to do what's right. High ethical standards, across the board." - Price Pritchett

"Obama's perverse view of fairness threatens to create reverse incentives, militating against growth, jobs, expansion and upward mobility." - Dick Morris

"In all fairness to Secretary [Hillary] Clinton I want you to be very happy. It's very important to me." - Donald Trump

"Fairness is actually not having presumptive negativity written about you and always assuming the worst about you." - Kellyanne Conway

"I've supported civil rights activity in my state. I have done my job with integrity, equality and fairness for all." - Jeff Sessions

"Appeals to justice or fairness are almost always stories that hide or protect unacknowledged hurts or pains." - Ken McLeod

"A man who deals in fairness with his own, he can make manifest justice in the state." - Sophocles

"Fairness means not to use fraud and trickery in the exchange of commodities and services and the exchange of feelings." - Erich Fromm

"Fairness, does not govern life and death. If it did, no good person would ever die young. ~ The blue man" - Mitch Albom

"I'm going to paraphrase Thoreau here... rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness... give me truth." - Jon Krakauer

"I fight, and have fought, for political freedom, for justice and for fairness and freedom of speech." - Teresa Heinz

"The Fairness Project is endeavoring to try to do what we can to make a fairer society." - Mike Lowry

"I'm not feeling undertaxed. Tax reform is an important issue. You have to have an inherent sense of fairness." - Stephen A Schwarzman

"Fairness dictates that the highest income people should pay the greatest share of taxes, and they do." - Mitt Romney

"But, in fairness to them, too, the popular song per se is really a pretty shallow medium to perform in." - Mel Torme

"If you think spreading money around by force seems like an odd definition of fairness, you're not alone." - Arthur C Brooks

"Fairness is not the end result, it's the opportunity. And everybody in America today has the opportunity to get ahead." - Tim Huelskamp

""Fairness" is one of the great mantras of the left. Since everyone has his own definition of fairness, that word is a blank check for the expansion of government power. What fairness means in practice is that third parties - busybodies - can prevent mutual accommodations by others." - Thomas Sowell

"Fairness' is one of the great mantras of the left. Since everyone has his own definition of fairness, that word is a blank check for the expansion of government power. What fairness means in practice is that third parties - busybodies - can prevent mutual accommodations by others." - Thomas Sowell

"Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and, above all, love of the truth." - H L Mencken

"In my view it is time to pass a good bill, a fair bill, a comprehensive bill ... Too many have been waiting too long for fairness." - Patrick Leahy

"Remember,the press is a business: Newspapers and magazines are in business to make money - sometimes at the expense of accuracy, fairness and even the truth." - Michael Jackson

"Begun as a girl from a little country town in central western Queensland, inspired by noble ideas of justice, about fairness, about making the world a better place." - Quentin Bryce

"Sure, it was your idea and your fly, but he caught the big fish. Remember, fairness is a human idea largely unknown in nature." - John Gierach

"Fairness does not consist so much of everybody's doing the same thing, but of everybody's being willing to do something that others don't want to do." - Judith Martin

"Since this is an era when many people are concerned about 'fairness' and 'social justice,' what is your 'fair share' of what someone else has worked for?" - Thomas Sowell

"Someone who values fairness and expects or, even better, wants to do his share in the home. These men exist and, trust me, over time, nothing is sexier." - Sheryl Sandberg

"Fairness means everyone gets what they need. And the only way to get what you need is to make it happen yourself." - Rick Riordan

"As long as there is no trust and confidence that there will be justice and fairness in resource distribution, political positioning will remain more important than service" - Wangari Maathai

"We've been blessed with the opportunity to stand for something - for liberty and freedom and fairness. And these are things worth fighting for, worth devoting our lives to." - Ronald Reagan

"Christianity teaches that when man sinned, God opted for forgiveness rather than fairness. He opted for grace and mercy rather than justice." - Andy Stanley

"To excuse what can really produce good excuses is not Christian charity; it is only fairness. To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable in you." - C S Lewis

"The universe had an odd sense of fairness; it took away things one did not want to give up, and then gave things one did not ask for." - Laila Lalami

"Middle class Americans don't ask for special favors, they just want basic fairness, and a President who fights for that ideal." - John F Kerry

"In our hearts and in our laws, we must treat all our people with fairness and dignity, regardless of their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. . . ." - William J Clinton

"Being dead wasn't supposed to hurt. Where was the fairness in that? If I was dead, the least the universe could do was make it painless" - Kiersten White

"I would say to the president: This is not about me. This is not about Republicans here in Congress. It's about fairness for the America people." - John Boehner

"One might reasonably wonder whether any amount of failed results would cause liberals to reevaluate the wisdom - and even fairness - of their proposals." - David Limbaugh

"In a Trump administration we're going to go about creating a new relationship between America and Mexico, but it's going to be a fair relationship. We want fairness." - Donald Trump

"In fairness, you know, I'm a big believer in if your kid makes noise in the restaurant you should remove the child immediately." - Anthony Bourdain

"The biggest story in all of politics are the millions of people that are coming out to vote for me, in all fairness, for the Republican Party." - Donald Trump

"Even if you want to conjure up some things, they are not reason enough to rip America apart, particularly under the guise of fairness or whatever. It's destructive." - Rush Limbaugh

"[ Dalton Trumbo] always said he fought so many fights, all seemingly different, but all about the concepts of fairness and justice." - Jay Roach

"As a public person, I've always tried to reflect what is embodied in our defining ideals as a nation about equality and fairness and justice and so forth." - John F Kerry

"Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and co-operation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caring - quite often the hard way." - Pamela Dugdale

"In contrast to what most prosecutors do, we try to treat all individuals with complete fairness. We do not go out and hold press conferences and the like." - Kenneth Starr

"Speaking of tax fairness, it was Senator Kerry who voted to increase the income tax on senior citizens on Social Security, earning as little as $32,000 a year." - Bill Weld

"Everything is what it is: liberty is liberty, not equality or fairness or justice or culture, or human happiness or a quiet conscience." - Isaiah Berlin

"We can do better. ...We can't ignore the inequalities that persist in our justice system that undermine our most deeply held values of fairness and equality." - Hillary Clinton

"I was born in the year the Titanic sank. The Titanic went down, and I came up. That tells you a little about the fairness of life." - Studs Terkel

"Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"The future which we hold in trust for our own children will be shaped by our fairness to other people's children." - Marian Wright Edelman

"I'm a lawyer. I go for due process; I go for fairness and equity - these values mean a lot to me." - Mohamed Elbaradei

"Employers who violate rules of fairness are punished by reduced productivity, and merchants who follow unfair pricing policies can expect to lose sales." - Daniel Kahneman

"But as someone pointed out earlier, it is not really about fairness; it is about taking finite resources and applying them where they will have the most effect." - Jim Walsh

"No matter how powerful, countries cannot rule the whole world. The world is ruled by brains, by justice, by morals and by fairness." - Abdullah Of Saudi Arabia

"As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions." - Stephen Harper

"We need to build websites with celebrity speakers who talk about the ideals of fairness, sharing, democratic cooperation, and altruism in public life." - Deepak Chopra

"Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause." - William J. Brennan

"A true revolution of values will soon cause us to question the fairness and justice of many of our present policies..." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I see four principles as laying the foundations for the kind of economic recovery Europe needs: fairness, efficiency, solidarity and growth." - Victor Ponta

"In contrast to what most prosecutors do, we try to treat all individuals with complete fairness. We do not go out and hold press conferences and the like." - Ken Starr

"Speaking of tax fairness, it was Senator Kerry who voted to increase the income tax on senior citizens on Social Security, earning as little as $32,000 a year." - William Weld

"It's just better to promote love and fairness and equality than it is to promote something you think is based on your religious beliefs." - Jane Wiedlin

"The great vicarious work for our kindred dead in our temples demonstrates both the justice and the fairness of the gospel of Jesus Christ." - James E Faust

"My role was to bring about fairness in the workplace. All I did was implement the laws that were currently on the books." - Hilda Solis

"A close family member once offered his opinion that I exhibit the phone manners of a goat, then promptly withdrew the charge - out of fairness to goats." - Jeffrey Kluger

"Fairness has not been enhanced by the tax code, but lobbyists have been made rich, politicians have been re-elected, and the economy has been made to suffer." - Jim Bridenstine

"Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause." - William J Brennan Jr

"Where terrorists offer injustice, disorder and destruction, the United States and its allies stand for freedom, fairness, equality, hope, and opportunity." - John O Brennan

"Modern politics today requires a mastery of television. I've never really warmed up to television and, in fairness to television, it's never warmed up to me." - Walter F Mondale

"One measure for promoting both stability and fairness across financial market segments is a small sales tax on all financial transactions." - Noam Chomsky

"Fairness is a concept that holds only in limited situations. Yet we want the concept to extend to everything, in and out of phase. From snails to hardware stores to married life. Maybe no one finds it, or even misses it, but fairness is like love. What is given has nothing to do with what we seek." - Haruki Murakami



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