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Unfair Quotes

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"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

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Girls have an unfair advantage over men:
if they can't get what they want by being smart,
they can get it by being dumb.
- Yul Brynner

Jobs that cannot be delivered must never be promised.
It's unfair to raise people's hopes that way.
- Bill O'Reilly

It's incredibly unfair.
You don't see a lot of 60-year-old women with 20-year-old men onscreen.
- George Clooney


I worked very hard, but I think it's unfair to make
it all sound like it's all David's fault.
- Liza Minnelli

The second trial was a fair trial.
I do not call it a second trial.
I call it a fair trial, as opposed to the first trial,
which was an unfair trial, a Roman holiday.
- Sam Sheppard

Just because someone gets arrested doesn't mean what they are doing is wrong.
Some laws are unfair and unjust.
- Tim Robbins

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A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself.
- Marianne Moore

It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious;
he learned the habit from Nature.
- Christopher Morley

In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man,
it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity.
- Konrad Adenauer

In all my years of play, I never saw an ump deliberately make an unfair decision.
They really called them as they saw 'em.
- Honus Wagner

Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport,
and it is as unfair as only sport can be.
- Philip Guedalla

The long and distressing controversy over capital punishment
is very unfair to anyone meditating murder.
- Geoffrey Fisher

How unfair the fate which ordains that those who have
the least should be always adding to the treasury of the wealthy.
- Terence

The national security state has many unfair and cruel weapons in its arsenal,
but that of junk science is one which can be fought and perhaps defeated.
- Aldrich Ames

It is unfair to believe everything we hear about lawyers,
some of it might not be true.
- Gerald F. Lieberman

I'll leave it to others to try to determine whether
or not that was unfair or not.
I'm not the nominee.
- Alberto Gonzales

I'd like to run for office someday, but I'm afraid
my ability to spell might give me an unfair advantage.
- April Winchell

Since governmental quotas expand bureaucratic power,
provoke a backlash and are unfair to individuals,
we need to find a better way to increase minority opportunities.
- Marvin Olasky

Although I know it's unfair I reveal myself one mask at a time.
- Stephen Dunn

Life is unfair.
I got nothing but the best.
- Jean Marais

It might seem unfair to reward a person for having
so much pleasure over the years,
asking the maize plant to solve specific problems and
then watching its responses.
- Barbara McClintock

I found that a bit unfair.
However, I did feel quite liberated when I left.
I'm very grateful to the show - it revived a flagging career,
but I'm glad to be away from it now.
- Louise Jameson

I think to compare any time you win a Stanley Cup would
be unfair to all the players from all the teams.
- Mark Messier

It is unfair to suppose that one party has invariably acted rightly,
and that the other is responsible for every wrong that has been committed.
- Nelson A. Miles

This is a form of double taxation and it's simply unfair.
- Doc Hastings

And we had the perhaps unfair advantage of not having
to worry about what an audience was gonna think.
We were in a vacuum.
We were making little short films, really.
- Rick Moranis

It may be unfair of me but I do feel I know it.
- Tilda Swinton

Today the House has a chance to give 25 million married
couples the best Valentine's Day gift possible,
elimination from the most unfair of taxes,
the marriage tax penalty.
- Jerry Weller

We must agree to live in this world,
with all that is unfair about it,
without knowing why, if we wish to have a God in our lives.
- Fred Melamed

Brick and mortar businesses - and the communities that depend on them -
cannot continue to bear an unfair sales tax burden
from which their on-line competitors are effectively exempt.
- Bill Delahunt

I think it's unfair, but they have the right as fallible,
screwed-up humans to be unfair; that's the human condition.
- Albert Ellis

The rich, by unfair combinations, contribute frequently
to prolong a season of distress among the poor.
- Thomas Malthus

I began to think, The endowment has had a bad reputation in the last few years,
and that's unfair.
- Jane Alexander

Economically, unfair trade will benefit nobody in the long run,
as poorer countries will be bled totally dry and will
become unable to produce anything.
- Chris Martin

The problem remains that the market is grossly distorted
by Canadian unfair trade practices.
- Michael Crapo

There is always inequality in life.
Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded
and some men never leave the country.
Life is unfair.
- John F. Kennedy

I know the world isn't fair, but why isn't it ever unfair in my favor?
- Bill Watterson

The death tax is unfair, inefficient,
economically unsound and, frankly, immoral.
- Jon Kyl

To go behind a man's hall-door is mean,
cowardly, unfair opposition.
- Victoria Woodhull

One of the reasons I don't have kids is because I think
people would have been very unfair to them.
Think of it.
You're still asking me questions about The Exorcist.
- Linda Blair

Low-income taxpayers deserve the same rights as everyone else.
It was wrong of the IRS to target low-income taxpayers,
and I am please by the decision to correct this unfair practice.
- Christopher Dodd

It's really unfair to working women in America who
read celebrity news and think,
'Why can't I lose weight when I've had a baby?' Well,
everyone you're reading about has money for a trainer and a chef.
That doesn't make it realistic.
- Rachel Zoe

It's a really unfair world because life is,
where I am; all day long we listen to American music.
So I don't see why the radios in the U.S.
cannot even put aside one hour a day just to play music that is not American.
- Miriam Makeba

The time has come for the American government to recognize
the damage that has occurred to our economy,
and to take firm action to curtail what I believe is
both unfair and illegal foreign competition.
- Norm Dicks

But there is something to the fact that we don't see games on the West Coast,
or we don't see games on the East Coast,
and stuff like that.
It's so unfair, because there is a bias that takes place.
- Marcus Allen

Humanity should question itself, once more,
about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war,
on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing
the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.
- Pope John Paul II

Every day President Bush and Congress refuse to fulfill
their obligation to special ed is another day Wisconsin
property taxpayers are stuck with the bill.
It's unfair, irresponsible and must stop.
- Jim Doyle

I mean, the part you don't like, I mean,
that's the only part.
That's the part no one likes, and that is the criticisms,
and the unfair criticisms, I might add,
of my husband.
But that's also just a fact of life in politics.
- Laura Bush

Instead, California is one of only 10 states that provides
in-state college and university tuition to illegal immigrants.
That's grossly unfair to a legal high school student
who moves out of California for a year,
then returns to attend college.
- Elton Gallegly

It's fundamentally unfair to have so much of the tax relief go to so few.
And it is a 10-year tax plan rather than one,
as mine, focused on the next two years,
which in my opinion is the critical time to jumpstart the economy.
- Bob Graham

Challenging unfairly subsidized products,
fighting counterfeit goods and intellectual property
theft and holding countries accountable for an unfair
currency regime will help American companies remain competitive.
- Virginia Foxx

Diversity on the bench is critical.
As practitioners, you need judges who 'get it!' We
need judges who understand what discrimination feels like.
We need judges who understand what inequality feels like.
We need judges who understand the subtleties of unfair
treatment and who are willing to call it out when they see it!
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

There is nothing inherently fair about equalizing incomes.
If the government penalizes you for working harder than somebody else,
that is unfair.
If you save your money but retire with the same pension
as a free-spending neighbor,
that is also unfair.
- Arthur C. Brooks

The death tax causes one-third of all family-owned
small businesses to liquidate after the death of the owner.
It is also an unfair tax because the assets have already
been taxed once at their income level.
- Ric Keller

In regards to The Haunting, people compared it to the old movie,
which is unfair.
We didn't have the rights to the movie.
I couldn't duplicate a single thing because that would
have been legal infringement.
- Jan de Bont

Unfair trade agreements, passed by both Republicans and Democrats,
have sent millions of jobs to other countries.
We need to stop this hemorrhaging and find ways for
American workers to compete in the new market.
- Russ Feingold

All elections revolve around and are often resolved
by who raises the most money.
That's unfair.
I'd like to see that process changed,
but it seems once you win and get to Congress,
that doesn't happen.
- John Murray

There is something fundamentally unfair about a government
that takes away so much of people's money,
power, and personal control while telling them that
life will be better as a result.
- Steve Forbes

It's not that I wanted to be an actor;
it's that I didn't want to be a dancer!
I was trained in traditional Chinese dance,
and after working so hard it seemed unfair to just disappear into a group.
- Ziyi Zhang

I don't really know of the Jewish tradition of comedy,
only the Jewish tradition of not keeping your mouth shut.
Complaining about all that is hard, unfair or ridiculous
in life-having strong feelings,
and not being able to suppress them.
That, to me, is Jewish.
- Fred Melamed

It is a peculiar part of the good photographer's adventure
to know where luck is most likely to lie in the stream,
to hook it, and to bring it in without unfair play
and without too much subduing it.
- James Agee

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

Laws are sand, customs are rock.
Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped,
but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.
The penalty may be unfair, unrighteous, illogical, and a cruelty;
no matter, it will be inflicted, just the same.
Certainly, then, there can be but one wise thing
for a visiting stranger to do -
find out what the country's customs are,
and refrain from offending against them.
- Mark Twain

While Congress can't overturn the Supreme Court,
we can provide carrots and sticks to prevent local
governments from unfairly taking property from landowners.
- Stephanie Herseth

We all deal with being unfairly judged.
- Vin Diesel

There are certain people that are marked for death.
I have my little list of those that treated me unfairly.
- Jennifer Lopez

Yet our small business owners across the country are
unfairly losing potential interest income on a daily
basis until the Business Checking Freedom Act becomes law.
- Sue Kelly

I wish I had said 'some athletes here are competing unfairly.'
It was my opinion,
never an accusation.
- Bob Costas

If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law.
A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail,
a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes,
a smart reporter could ruin your reputation-
- Mario Cuomo

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