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You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

 

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not fair to ask of others
what you are not willing to do yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

In fair weather prepare for foul.
- Thomas Fuller

It is better to have a fair intellect that is well
used than a powerful one that is idle.
- Bryant H. McGill

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends,
and mar the purest joys and happiness
God has granted us in this world,
to fill our hearts with hatred
instead of love for our neighbors,
and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world!
- Robert E. Lee

Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
- Ovid

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Get over it - Life isn't Supposed to be fair.
You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
Get over yourself, and be of service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace.
May it be more humane and fair than the world your
governments have made before.
- John Perry Barlow

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices
that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
- Orrin Hatch

I think it's fair to say that personal computers have
become the most empowering tool we've ever created.
They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity,
and they can be shaped by their user.
- Bill Gates

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

It is better to use fair means and fail,
than foul and conquer.
- Sallust

If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the
impersonators would be dead.
- Johnny Carson

Fair or not, it always sucks when everyone wanders
back from Sundance talking about how bad the movies were.
- Donal Logue

Sure, we've had our fair share of ups and downs,
but I don't know if we've had more than any other rock band...
we just have a way of getting ourselves into hot water.
- Carl Wilson

I did have a big following in the upper New York area.
I was at the New York State Fair a few times over the years.
I have areas that I say are my areas.
- Bobby Vinton

I don't think you can compromise, news either has integrity or it doesn't.
It either is accurate, balanced and fair or it isn't.
- Richard Parsons

And it would be fair.
Everyone will pay the same tax and it will eliminate
tax cheaters and corporate shenanigans.
- Steve Forbes

It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel,
we elected to become a society that never made contact,
that never gave SETI a fair chance.
- Barney Oliver

A fair question could be posed in this fashion:
If people are not obeying existing laws,
what makes us think they would obey any new laws?
- J. D. Hayworth

Rather, it is through conciliation and compromise that
we are building a fair Iraq,
a just state for all its peoples.
- Jalal Talabani

Consequently many large railroad systems of heavy capitalization
bid fair to run into difficulties on the first serious
falling off in general business.
- John Moody

And I'm very proud of the 50,000 poll workers and election
officials who delivered a free and fair election.
- Kenneth Blackwell

If I am treated fairly, I like to do things in a fair manner.
That is the way I have been all my career.
I haven't tried to do things in an underhanded way.
- Damon Hill

Rather than saying that the commissioner is hired by
the owners and therefore is subservient to them,
you have to look at whether or not the players are getting a fair shake.
- Pete Rozelle

The world is not fair, and often fools,
cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.
- Bryant H. McGill

Strong advocacy for education, health care and worker
safety will be indispensable if they are to get their
fair share of President Bush's austere budget for the next fiscal year.
- Arlen Spector

I might like somebody, and have to go interview somebody that hates them,
but I still have to be fair.
- Angie Martinez

It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards
of liberty have been forged in controversies involving not very nice people.
- Felix Frankfurter

To be called a coward, I don't think that's fair.
- Rodney Alexander

If you find an Australian indoors, it's a fair bet
that he will have a glass in his hand.
- Jonathan Aitken

Play fair, okay?
- Colleen Haskell

Like stones rolling down hills, fair ideas reach their
objectives despite all obstacles and barriers.
It may be possible to speed or hinder them,
but impossible to stop them.
- Jose Marti

The regime is afraid of the people because it knows
that free and fair elections will bring about its end.
- Viktor Yushchenko

That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism,
or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable
or which do not command our approval.
- Bainbridge Colby

We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors,
and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.
- Don Marquis

I don't view myself as a political leftie.
I view myself as a storyteller who is fair to both sides.
- Tim Robbins

I like honesty and fair play.
- Marcus Garvey

I finally moved out of my parent's house.
It was only fair to let my sister have her own room.
- Kate Winslet

I think we have to be fair in saying at this point
that neither Roosevelt nor Lewis realized the peril
to which they were exposing both the unions and the country.
- John T. Flynn

There's never going to be a system that is fair to everyone.
- Shannon Miller

At the time, the only options were playing the local county fair.
Now with American Idol and younger recording artists that have come out,
there is more of an opportunity.
- Marla Sokoloff

I've always tried to be fair to my subjects.
That's easy when they are as likable and admirable as Lewis and Clark,
or Eisenhower.
- Stephen Ambrose

A narrow compass!
and yet there Dwelt all that 's good,
and all that 's fair; Give me but what this riband bound,
Take all the rest the sun goes round.
- Edmund Waller

Before Huey was 5, I could take him to work with me.
Now, though, he has sports and lessons and friends,
and it's not fair to remove him from his whole life.
- Marg Helgenberger

I think all fiction should be fair game for the Christian market,
except porn, of course.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

The lily and the rose in her fair face striving for precedence.
- Nathaniel Parker Willis

I come here not as a polished politician but as a woman
who has had her fair share of life's knocks.
- Pauline Hanson

It occurred to me, when I was old enough to make rules of my own,
that they should be fair and simple.
- Moon Unit Zappa

But it is true that some magazines have a policy to
show only a certain amount of black girls on their covers.
Naomi is right.
It's not fair, and I wish it would change.
- Claudia Schiffer

It is hardly fair to accuse us of ignorance when it
was made a crime under the former order of things to
learn enough about letters to even read the Word of God.
- George H. White

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

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be fair with others, but then keep after them until they're fair with you.
- Alan Alda

It is important that the Iraqi people have confidence
in the election results and that the voting process,
including the process for vote counting,
is free and fair.
- Zalmay Khalilzad

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

And as pale sickness does invade, Your frailer part,
the breaches made, In that fair lodging still more clear,
Make the bright guest, your soul, appear.
- Edmund Waller

We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and
the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded
at a radio station on the stairway,
and we did a record and it got put out.
- Tommy Chong

Fair use is always going to be a gray area,
and it should be.
We need to allow for things we can't see yet.
- Robin Gross

I have been a victim of stereotypes.
I come from Latin America and to some countries,
we are considered 'losers,' drug traffickers,
and that is not fair because that is generalizing.
- Ricky Martin

Most families need both parents to work.
Moms need to be able to work and earn fair pay and
have the flexibility in their jobs to also be primary caretakers.
- Joan Blades

I will say we now, in the polling in Wisconsin,
much different than many other races,
the public didn't perceive that we were getting a fair shake from the media.
- Scott McCallum

For my part, I plan to work out a fair and adequate
redistribution of city services to all city neighborhoods.
- Jane Byrne

If they had said my writing wasn't good enough,
fair enough, that's an opinion.
But to say it's too complex is to insult the intelligence of the so-called young.
- Tanith Lee

Is it fair to treat a woman worse than a man,
and then revile her because she is a woman?
- Victoria Woodhull


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