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

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

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 lived in the living.
Set aside convention, caution,
and arbitrary "rules" about how
life is supposed to be lived.
Choose! Explore! Adventure!
Live life to the fullest.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

 

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

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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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

Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant,
are oppressing us.
- Jef Raskin

Anyone can do any amount of work
provided it isn't the work
he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
- Robert Benchley

I don't start with a design objective,
I start with a communication objective.
I feel my project is successful if it communicates
what it is supposed to communicate.
- Mike Davidson

Christians are supposed not merely to endure change,
nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.
Of course it doesn't work.
We are supposed to work it.
- Alexander Woollcott

All the president is, is a glorified public relations
man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what
they are supposed to do anyway.
- Harry S. Truman

My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be.
Everybody has their own path.
It's laid out for you.
It's just up to you to walk it.
- Justin Timberlake

The thing about all good horror movies is that the
fans expect a couple of inside jokes.
Maybe I'm supposed to be saying how terrified I was while making it,
but it was really fun.
- Margot Kidder

I was supposed to be women's lib, and now I'd exceeded
it and gone over into international politics.
- Kate Millett

Journalists are supposed to be skeptical,
that's what keeps them digging rather than simply accepting the official line,
whether it comes from government or corporate bureaucrats.
- Linda Chavez

Life is supposed to be a series of peaks and valleys.
The secret is to keep the valleys from becoming Grand Canyons.
- Bern Williams

If I make a move, like raise my eyebrows,
some critic says I'm doing Nicholson.
What am I supposed to do, cut off my eyebrows?
- Christian Slater

It's totally produced now.
It's almost like a conveyor belt of what metal's supposed to be like these days.
It's not music to me.
- Geezer Butler

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you,
they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

It makes me feel guilty that anybody should have such
a good time doing what they are supposed to do.
- Charles Eames

It was implicitly supposed that every living thing
was distinctively plant or animal;
that there were real and profound differences between the two,
if only they could be seized.
- Asa Gray

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

I can't sit back and swallow stuff.
I live in a time and place, and in a country on earth
where you're not supposed to swallow it.
People just gave up.
- Gary Coleman

I called it Rockabilly 'cause I was rocking the strums,
which you're not supposed to do.
- Dick Dale

What is my calling? What am I supposed to do? I think running for office,
public office, can be a divine calling.
I mean, I've wrestled with that very question myself.
- Jim Wallis

I am supposed to owe the government something like $100 million.
I couldn't squeeze out a dime.
- Dennis Kozlowski

It isn't false modesty when I say this,
but although I am supposed to be a famous person it
doesn't mean anything to me.
I just sit at home and work.
- Gyorgy Legeti

Nothing in the nature around us is evil.
This needs to be repeated since one of the human ways
of talking oneself into inhuman acts is to cite the
supposed cruelty of nature.
- John Berger

The great dialectic in our time is not,
as anciently and by some still supposed,
between capital and labor; it is between economic enterprise and the state.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

I got to where I couldn't listen to country radio.
Country music is supposed to have steel and fiddle.
When I hear country music, it should be country.
- Gretchen Wilson

I don't think Hollywood per se is supposed to be taken seriously,
otherwise, dear Lord, that would be frightening.
- Brittany Murphy

Anything I sing is supposed to be genuine.
It's not supposed to be make-believe or I'm making
something for the crowd to jump or to hold up their hands.
- Wayne Wonder

According to our Christian ethics, we're supposed to love God,
love each other and help take care of the poor.
It is immoral to charge somebody making $5,000 an income tax.
- Bob Riley

I think all actors are supposed to be character actors.
- Dennis Farina

I'm supposed to be a pretty good theater actor.
- John Malkovich

It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave.
- David Hume

Plan Colombia was supposed to reduce Colombia's cultivation
and distribution of drugs by 50 percent,
but 6 years and $4.7 billion later, the drug control
results are meager at best.
- Jan Schakowsky

There are no road signs to help navigate.
And, in fact, no one has yet determined which side
of the road we're supposed to be on.
- Steve Case

Yesterday's just a memory, tomorrow is never what it's supposed to be.
- Bob Dylan

Ulysses, obviously.
It was an elaborate prank, and our supposed intellectual
elite continue to fall for it.
- Orson Scott Card

Yes, I'm supposed to go back to New York to do Geraldo,
and we're going to be doing The Tonight Show.
- Bobby Sherman

Feelings are not supposed to be logical.
Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.
- David Borenstein

When you go out there and do the things you're supposed to do,
people view you as selfish.
- Wilt Chamberlain

Both sides were supposed to release all their prisoners,
those were unconditional.
There was some prisoner release that took place but
it's not been satisfactory.
- Warren Christopher

I always said I was never gonna be an entertainer,
Suicide was never supposed to be entertainment.
- Alan Vega

I've left Bethlehem, and I feel free.
I've left the girl I was supposed to be,
and some day I'll be born.
- Paula Cole

The fidelity question is difficult for me.
Society has made us believe we're supposed to be monogamous
when we're not killer whales,
or whatever the monogamous species is.
- Rachel Hunter

Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed
to become to fulfill his destiny.
- Paul Tillich

I was supposed to be a romancer, either wooing the
leading lady or competing with the leading man for her.
- Cesar Romero

Romance is thinking about your significant other,
when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.
- Nicholas Sparks

I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and
the vision to do the things on this earth that I was
supposed to do to express His life and love and His will.
- Billy Ray Cyrus

I started doing makeup to make a living.
Then I said, You're not supposed to be putting powder on other people.
You're supposed to be powdering yourself.
- Debi Mazar

Music is supposed to be an escape.
It's supposed to be somewhere you go,
where you can be yourself, or be whatever you want to be.
- Joel Madden

We had this scene where I'm supposed to be bending over to get something.
I thought it was kind of cute.
- Melinda Clarke

I'll fly Away took place in the 50's and 60's in America's South,
and there are a couple of scenes where me and my friends
are supposed to be skinny dipping with these girls.
- Jeremy London

No one person can possibly combine all the elements
supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship.
- Francis Marion Crawford

The truth is I hate cocktail parties when the only
person I know is my supposed date,
and he abandons me the minute we come in the door.
- Mary Higgins Clark

We are not supposed to go out and kill all those we
suspect to have committed a crime.
- Bianca Jagger

I think if you work as an actress and are supposed
as a character to be in love with some actor,
then to some extent you do have to be in love with him.
- Dorothy Stratten

Most performers don't admit this, because it sounds
negative and performers are not supposed to be negative,
but when I was on the road, I was lonely.
- Tom Glazer

What, am I supposed to run around in a little red cape and save the world?
- Kyle Chandler

In Europe, a writer is supposed to improve up until he's about 75.
- Irwin Shaw

I'm supposed to relax and concentrate on the image
of myself out there skating my race.
- Mary Docter

America is supposed to be given over to ugliness.
There are a good many ugly things there and the ugliest
are the most pretentious.
- Goldwin Smith

Hip-hop is supposed to uplift and create,
to educate people on a larger level and to make a change.
- Doug E. Fresh

The technological way of thinking has infected even ethics,
which is supposed to be thinking about the good.
- Leon Kass

I'm supposed to be making comics, so I had to do it the best way I knew how,
which is what those guys at the beginning of the Twentieth Century were doing.
- Art Spiegelman

There are 40,000 Iraqi police on duty around the country.
If they detect an attack about to happen,
the police are the ones who are supposed to stop it.
- Paul Bremer


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