Fair Play Quotes

Quotes tagged as "fair-play" (showing 1-19 of 19)
Laurell K. Hamilton
“Neither love nor evil conquers all, but evil cheats more.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Cerulean Sins

Charles Dickens
“In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt as injustice.”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Tove Jansson
“It is simply this: do not tire, never lose interest, never grow indifferent—lose your invaluable curiosity and you let yourself die. It's as simple as that.”
Tove Jansson, Fair Play

Mark  Lawrence
“I’m a liar and a cheat and a coward, but I will never, ever, let a friend down. Unless of course not letting them down requires honesty, fair play, or bravery.”
Mark Lawrence, Prince of Fools

Wayne Gerard Trotman
“Lovers and warriors are not bound by the rules of fair play.”
Wayne Gerard Trotman, Veterans of the Psychic Wars

Philip Roth
“There were two types of strong men: those like Uncle Monty and Abe Steinheim, remorseless about their making money, and those like my father, ruthlessly obedient to their idea of fair play.”
Philip Roth, The Plot Against America

William Howard Taft
“If they will play fair I will play fair, but if they won't then I reserve all my rights to do anything I find myself able to do.”
William Howard Taft

Israelmore Ayivor
“Everyone born is on the field of life’s game, but not everyone does wear the jersey of vision! Some people are fair players and others are injury causers; you joke with the later and they hit you down in pain and blood stains!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Philip Roth
“...I realized that my father, of all these men, was the most obstinate, helplessly bonded to his better instincts and their excessive demands. I only then understood that he had quit his job not merely because he was fearful of what awaited us down the line should we agree like the others to be relocated, but because, for better or worse, when he was bullied by superior forces that he deemed corrupt it was his nature not to yield--in this instance, to resist either running away to Canada, as my mother urged our doing, or bowing to a government directive that was patently unjust. There were two types of strong men: those like Uncle Monty And Abe Steinheim, remorseless about their making money, and those like my father, ruthlessly obedient to their idea of fair play.”
Philip Roth, The Plot Against America

George Orwell
“[Football] has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting.”
George Orwell, The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell 1903-1950

Israelmore Ayivor
“Every game has rules. Obey the rules, win the game; disobey the rule, lose it! The game of life has loser and winners. Play fairly and win!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Israelmore Ayivor
“Life is a game where fair players are winners! But as for the "injury causers", "red-card" sees their end off!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Hugo Claus
“Scouts hadden een Franse lelie op de riem en werden overigens geregeerd door Engelsen (vanwege hun stichter Baden-Powell) die hun Engelse ceremonies opdrongen, thee drinken, onze stambroeders in Zuid-Afrika in concentratiekampen achter prikkeldraad laten verhongeren, onze geloofsbroeders in Ierland mitrailleren, fair play mijn kloten.”
Hugo Claus, Het verdriet van België

“Don't be a cheater, lose with clsss.”
Bert McCoy

E.D.E.N. Southworth
“Honor bright! Fair play is a jewel!”
E.D.E.N. Southworth, Capitola's Peril

David Peace
“How you harangue referees. How you fall over when you've not been touched. How you make a meal out of every tackle to try and get the other player booked. How you protest when you have nothing to fucking protest about –”
David Peace, The Damned Utd

Kenneth Eade
“Fairness is a term that is interpreted different ways. For the government, fair is whatever suits their needs.”
Kenneth Eade, The Spy Files

Josh Lanyon
“A muscle moved in Tucker's jaw. He said, "You mean you want berating space. I breath better when you are close by.”
Josh Lanyon

“Why compete?
Weren't we all born equal?”
Anthony T Hincks