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    Many things in life are not fair but all things should be.

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    May not the wolf, as the proverb says, claim a hearing?

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    Most arguments for instituting or raising a minimum wage are based on fairness and redistribution. Even if workers are getting a competitive wage, many of us are deeply disturbed that some hard-working families still have very little.

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    Now the fair goddess, Fortune, Fall deep in love with thee, and her great charms Misguide thy opposers' swords!

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    Not even God can make something fair out of what is intrinsically unfair. Only one thing can be done. Something must break through the crust of unfairness and create a chance for a new fairness. Only forgiveness can make the breakthrough.

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    Of course, in fairness, I must remind you of this: that we writers are the most lily-livered of all craftsmen. We expect more, for the most peewee efforts, than any other people.

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    Now old desire doth in his deathbed lie, And young affection gapes to be his heir; That fair for which love groan'd for and would die, With tender Juliet match'd, is now not fair.

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    Objective is the wrong word. Rather, it's fairness. Objectivity is a false God. Instead we should strive for fairness and transparency.

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    One measure for promoting both stability and fairness across financial market segments is a small sales tax on all financial transactions - what has come to be known as a Robin Hood Tax. This tax would raise the costs of short-term speculative trading and therefore discourage speculation. At the same time, the tax will not discourage "patient" investors who intend to hold their assets for longer time periods, since, unlike the speculators, they will be trading infrequently.

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    Of all the fair resort of gentlemen That every day with parle encounter me, In thy opinion which is worthiest love?

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    One measure for promoting both stability and fairness across financial market segments is a small sales tax on all financial transactions.

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    Originality in art puts charm where it wasn't.

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    One might reasonably wonder whether any amount of failed results would cause liberals to reevaluate the wisdom - and even fairness - of their proposals.

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    Progress is not striving for economic justice or fairness, but economic growth.

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    Partisanship should be kept out of the pulpit... The blindest of partisans are preachers. All politicians expect and find more candor, fairness, and truth in politicians than in partisan preachers. They are not replied to - no chance to reply to them.... The balance wheel of free institutions is free discussion. The pulpit allows no free discussion.

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    Remember,the press is a business: Newspapers and magazines are in business to make money - sometimes at the expense of accuracy, fairness and even the truth.

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    Our participation in the single market, and our ability to help set its rules is the principal reason for our membership of the EU. So it is a vital interest for us to protect the integrity and fairness of the single market for all its members.

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    Rise above principle and do what is right.

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    She says I am not fair, that I lack manners; She calls me proud, and that she could not love me, Were man as rare as Phoenix.

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    Rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness - give me truth.

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    Rest you fair, good signior; Your worship was the last man in our mouths.

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    Speak, my fair, and fairly, I pray thee.

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    Some people believe that fairness comes with obeying the rules. I'm one of those people.

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    Sir, he's a good dog, and a fair dog.

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    That if you be honest and fair, your honesty should admit no discourse to your beauty.

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    Taxes are the flip side of expenditures. The same issues apply on both sides. There are questions of fairness and justice as much in the way you take money away as in the way you disburse it.

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    Sure, it was your idea and your fly, but he caught the big fish. Remember, fairness is a human idea largely unknown in nature.

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    The event is not what you should be working on. You should be working on your response or reaction to an event. You either react to it - that means you become victimized, and you say this thing is happening to you - or you respond to it and say the solution must come through you - that's where you stay focused, not on the rightness, wrongness, fairness of the event, but on the appropriateness of your response.

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    The ancient Hebrews had a word for this awareness of the importance of things. They called it kavod. Kavod originally was a business term, referring to the heaviness of something, which was crucial in weights and measures and the maintaining of fairness in transactions. Over time the word began to take on a more figurative meaning, referring to the importance and significance of something.

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    The future which we hold in trust for our own children will be shaped by our fairness to other people's children.

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    The aspiration of society is the flourishing of its members, this report gives evidence on how to achieve societal well?being. It's not by money alone, but also by fairness, honesty, trust and good health.

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    The hand that hath made you fair hath made you good.

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    The only legitimate interpretation of the concept of the "public" is that it's a highly heterogeneous group of people, and I cannot imagine who has the right to speak on their behalf using a "public" voice. If the multiplicity of the environment is its true nature, then my works defend this truthfulness. The greatest fairness in society is to defend the difference between each individual - the fairness and truthfulness of their inconsistency and differentiation.

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    There is an insuperable problem about introducing immigrants to British values. There are no British values. Nor are there any Serbian or Peruvian values. No nation has a monopoly on fairness and decency, justice and humanity.

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    The question of societal fairness is always pertinent.

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    There is no true peace without fairness, truth, justice and solidarity.

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    There is balance in life, but not fairness.

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    The underlying principles of manners- respect, fairness, and congeniality.

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    There can be no such thing as 'fairness in taxation.' Taxation is nothing but organized theft, and the concept of a 'fair tax' is therefore every bit as absurd as that of 'fair theft.'

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    The universe had an odd sense of fairness; it took away things one did not want to give up, and then gave things one did not ask for.

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    To be a good manager of people requires both fairness and bluntness.

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    Thou shouldst not decide until thou hast heard what both have to say.

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    The wealth of a society isn't measured at the top, but at the bottom

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    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.

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    To this urn let those repair That are either true or fair; For these dead birds sigh a prayer.

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    Virtuous and fair, royal and gracious.

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    We weren't getting a fair deal on the budget and I wasn't going to have it. There's a great strand of equity and fairness in the British people - this is our characteristic. There's not a strand of equity and fairness in Europe - they're out to get as much as they can. That's one of those enormous differences. So I tackled it on that basis.

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    What is fair in men, passes away, but not so in art

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    Whatever Congress decides to do, in all fairness the only ones who should vote on this issue are members who themselves have never had sex outside of marriage and never lied about their sex lives either denying or exaggerating!

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    What the vengeance, could he not speak 'em fair?