Quotes About Fair

For quotes about fair, start here. When you are looking for inspirational quotes that express fairness, or looking for sayings that can challenge you to review what is fair, these quotes will certainly spark some introspection. What is fair is, by its nature, subject to interpretation. Throughout life, we will all come up against situations that seem to be less than fair. The real issue, then, becomes a matter of what we need to do to make it fairer, or we simply take it for what it is and move on. When there is an opportunity to correct what is not fair, the issue becomes are you prepared to make waves, or create another situation where you find yourself at odds with those who are in control. A matter of fairness, to some, is what they are all about; for these people, to be fair is akin to be human where each person is given every opportunity to be subject to the same rules or policies. During the course of history, there are thousands of circumstances that now appear to be totally unfair. What will historians think about our rules, policies, and fair treatment will depend on whether we are able to learn from mistakes made in the past.

What is fair for one is not fair for all.
Byron Pulsifer

Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
Oscar Wilde

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

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Groucho Marx

Life is not fair;
get used to it.
Bill Gates

Sometimes what is viewed as fair is only that one person has worked harder to succeed than those who simply wish.
Byron Pulsifer

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

Equal opportunity means everyone will
have a fair chance at being incompetent.
Laurence J. Peter

When I was a young coach I used to say, "Treat everybody alike." That's bull. Treat everybody fairly.
Bear Bryant

Life isn't fair. It isn't going to be fair.
Stop sniveling and whining and go out and make it happen for you.
Dick Butler



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Sometimes it's more important to be merciful than to be fair.
Dennis Bomgaars

What is fair for more need not be fair for all because the definition of what is fair can be more self-serving for some more than others.
Byron Pulsifer

Fairness is man's ability to rise above his prejudices.
Wes Fessler

Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
Benjamin Disraeli

One should play fairly when one has the winning cards.
Oscar Wilde

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

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

Obama is a leveler. He has come to narrow the divide between rich and poor. For him the ultimate social value is fairness. Imposing it upon the American social order is his mission.
Charles Krauthammer

The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the concept of equality and fairness. We need to establish confidence with children that there is more goodness than horror in this world.
Morris Dees

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

We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.
Barbara Boxer

We have the incredible privilege of serving in the highest offices in the state. We must prove ourselves worthy of our fellow citizens' faith. We must be trusted to always place the public's good above our own and to always choose fairness over favoritism.
Jodi Rell

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