50 Quotes About Unfairness

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Everywhere you turn there is some level of unfairness occurring. We live in a society where not everyone gets an equal share of something. Here are some great quotes about unfairness that capture the unfortunate results of some.

“An honourable man is fair even to his enemies; a dishonourable man is unfair even to his friends.”

“Be fair. Treat the other man as you would be treated.”

“Being good is easy, what is difficult is being just.”

“But it’s the simple and the good that are meant to suffer in this world—ain’t it, though.”

“Caring is our curse. If we don’t care, we can’t get hurt. But if we didn’t care, the world would be a dark place to live. We have to deal with it and realize life isn’t fair.”

“Did life treat everyone so wantonly, ripping the good things to pieces while letting bad things fester and grow like fungus.”

“Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.”

“Fair is foul, and foul is fair: Hover through the fog and filthy air.”

“Fairness is man’s ability to rise above his prejudices.”

“Fairness is what justice really is.”

“Fashion is ephemeral, dangerous and unfair.”

“Have you ever noticed how good things go to those who hate?”

“How absurd it was that in all seven kingdoms, the weakest and most vulnerable of people – girls, women – went unarmed and were taught nothing of fighting, while the strong were trained to the highest reaches of their skill.”

“I felt the unfairness of it, the inarguable injustice of loving someone who might have loved you back but can’t due to deadness.”

“I had been much more in love with my wife than she with me, that was all. Somehow, you were supposed to be ashamed of this, as though love were a perpetual jostling for the roles of pursuer and pursued.”

“I know the world isn’t fair, but why isn’t it ever unfair in my favor?”

“If we keep telling that life is unfair but do nothing serious about it, then life will forever continue to remain unfair.”

“I’m a big believer in random capitalization. The rules of capitalization are so unfair to the words in the middle.”

“In our hearts and in our laws, we must treat all our people with fairness and dignity, regardless of their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.”

“In some rare cases, a friendship between two people benefits both of them, and what’s more, in some rarer cases, it benefits both of them equally.”

“It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.”

“It is the fairness of life that makes it seem unfair.”

“It’s really a rather simple thing to bring balance to my anger.”

“Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in circumstances confronting him.”

“Let us keep our mouths shut and our pens dry until we know the facts.”

“Life is hard and unfair. It is cruel and heartless, painful, trying, disappointing, unapologetic, and frequently downright awful.”

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

“Life is not fair; get used to it.”

“Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.”

“Nothing can be truly great which is not right.”

“Nothing is fair in this world. You might as well get that straight right now.”

“People are like stars in the night sky, all are not equal, but still, everyone shines.”

“Sometimes, you don’t get what you want the most… At other times, you’re just lucky.”

“Stand up for what is right against the wrong.”

“Stand up for your conscience. Use light to reveal what is concealed in the darkness. Use truth to fight the lies, and the heart to fight the mind.”

“The aim of justice is to give everyone his due.”

“The only thing that makes life unfair is the delusion that it should be fair.”

“The struggle for Financial Freedom is very unfair. Just look at the rewards.”

“They should love you, just as you are. Parents should love their kids, right?”

“This isn’t fair, he would think in those moments. This isn’t friendship. It’s something, but it’s not friendship. He felt he had been hustled into a game of complicity, one he never intended to play.”

“We are way less likely to love someone just because they love us than we are to hate someone just because they hate us.”

“We must know something about malevolence, about how to recognize it, and about how not to make excuses for it. We must know that we cannot expect fair play.”

“Whatever might be taken from me need not leave me with a deficit in its wake.”

“When the world around is ready to back one unconditionally, one can become as unreasonable, unfair, and coldly sadistic as one likes.”

“Whenever you deny the hand of Justice, Violence almost always steps in.”

“Who says life is fair, where is that written?”

“Without seeing the whole picture and without knowing the whole story of a man’s life, our judgements about him will most probably be wrong and unfair.”

“You are not for the left or right team, but for what is right against the wrong.”

“You concede nothing to me and I have to concede everything to you.”

“You will never win an unfair competition since the reward is meaningless.”

Dealing with unfairness in your life is not easy. Finding a way to deal with this situation requires some time and insight.