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Fairness Quotes

I hope you find great value in these Quotes about Fairness from my large collection of inspirational quotes and motivational sayings.

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

Related topics: Values Family Relationship

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

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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

Fairness is what justice really is.
- Potter Stewart

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

Today's Constitution is a realistic document of freedom
only because of several corrective amendments.
Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness
that I and other Blacks cherish.
- Thurgood Marshall

Evening the playing field for women workers is a matter
of fairness and with women now providing a significant
share of their family's income,
it is a family issue.
- Rosa DeLauro

Believing that our greatest need is for the general
public to be able to get better information,
to have an opportunity to learn better the real issues of the less fortunate,
we centered the activities of the Fairness Project on that.
- Mike Lowry

Fairness forces you - even when you're writing a piece highly critical of,
say, genetically modified food, as I have done -
to make sure you represent the other side as extensively
and as accurately as you possibly can.
- Michael Pollan

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

So another challenge for our generation is to create
global institutions that reflect our ideas of fairness and responsibility,
not the ideas that were the basis of the last stage
of financial development over these recent years.
- Gordon Brown

I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of
an interest in things and not to get so excited,
but I still care a lot about liberty,
freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism.
- Kate Adie

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

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

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

Giving the same value to fiction as to fact in the
interest of so-called fairness is to mislead the American
people and the press has become party to that.
- Joe Wilson

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

I am not someone who believes we should build a fence
around our country but I do believe there ought to
be some fairness with respect to the rules of this globalization.
- Byron Dorgan

What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent.
The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the
government of this country they have accepted and admitted.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

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.

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

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

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

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

This is the time that I really miss being in my courtroom
because I believe that that's the last place in this
country where there's supposed to be fairness.
- Star Jones

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

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

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

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

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

Elections are also about the future -
the pledges that we are making for this country.
For those who care about equality and fairness in the UK,
and beyond, Labour really is the only choice.
- Anne Campbell

We say to the British government: you have kept those
sculptures for almost two centuries.
You have cared for them as well as you could,
for which we thank you.
But now in the name of fairness and morality,
please give them back.
- Melina Mercouri

To do so, we are creating a Fairness for Switzerland
Committee that will not only disseminate some of the facts,
but also protect a relationship that is important to
all of us in North America.
- Peter Munk

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

It must not be forgotten in fairness to the National
Government that apartheid is not just a policy of oppression but an attempt -
in my opinion an attempt doomed to failure -
to find an alternative to a policy of racial integration
which is fair to both white and black.
- Harry Oppenheimer

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

No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be,
he loves fairness more than anything else.
If the people placed over him are unfair,
from year to year he lapses into an embittered state
characterized by an extreme lack of faith.
- Anton Chekhov

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

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

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

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

"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

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."
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

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

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

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

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

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 fair weather prepare for foul.
- Thomas Fuller

The goal is justice, not executions.
We all want to make sure the process is fair and that
the right person is punished.
These recommendations are essential to that goal.
- William Sessions

I played a Spaniard.
I looked about as Spanish as any other fair-skinned German.
- Lawrence Welk

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

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

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

Unless the great majority of Americans not only have,
but believe they have, a fair chance,
the better American future will be dangerously compromised.
- Herbert Croly

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

Ah, lives of men!
When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture;
when misfortune comes -
A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
- Aeschylus

If life were fair, Dan Quayle would be making a living
asking 'Do you want fries with that?'
- John Cleese

Military police know what to do, they know the Geneva Conventions,
and their objective is to provide a safe,
secure, fair environment for prisoners under their control.
- Janis Karpinski

What we set out to do was to ensure that this system
of fair shares and the planning and controls continued after the war,
and when we won, that's what we did.
- Barbara Castle

I think there's always been singers like that and i've
done my fair share of cheese as well.
- Marc Almond

It's probably fair to say that the ratio of time our
Connector developers spend in the debugger versus the
Emacs buffer is higher than with most software.
- Nat Friedman

Love consists in giving without getting in return;
in giving what is not owed,
what is not due the other.
That's why true love is never based,
as associations for utility or pleasure are,
on a fair exchange.
- Mortimer Adler

I'd say there was a fair amount of skepticism at the
time about whether the Internet held any promise.
And of course I felt that it did.
- Jim Clark

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