Unfair Quotes

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William Goldman
“Who says life is fair, where is that written?”
William Goldman, The Princess Bride

Kristin Cashore
“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.”
Kristin Cashore, Graceling

John Green
“I felt the unfairness of it, the inarguable injustice of loving someone who might have loved you back but can't due to deadness.”
John Green, Looking for Alaska

Karl Lagerfeld
“Fashion is ephemeral, dangerous and unfair.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Cassandra Clare
“Who ever said the world was fair?”
Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

Thomas Hardy
“You concede nothing to me and I have to concede everything to you.”
Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure

Rohinton Mistry
“Did life treat everyone so wantonly, ripping the good things to pieces while letting bad things fester and grow like fungus”
Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance

Melissa de la Cruz
It's not fair. It's not our fault. We have no say in our own lives. We're living a fairy tale someone else wrote.
Melissa de la Cruz, The Isle of the Lost

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“I decry the injustice of my wounds, only to look down and see that I am holding a smoking gun in one hand and a fistful of ammunition in the other.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Stand up for what is right against the wrong.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

“He unrequitedly loved Anna; Anna unrequitedly loved Marco; Marco probably unrequitedly loved some rando none of them had ever met. The world was pitiless. Nobody had any power over anyone else.”
Kristen Roupenian, You Know You Want This

Gwenda Bond
“When it’s our government involved, I think you’ll find our rights are often to be determined.”
Gwenda Bond, Suspicious Minds

Annie Proulx
“Hard for Bunny who still measured events on a child's scale of fair and unfair.”
Annie Proulx, The Shipping News

John Connolly
“He had counted so carefully. He had abided by the rules, but life had cheated.”
John Connolly, The Book of Lost Things

Patrick Ness
“Soothe your throats. Injustice has not followed you here.”
Patrick Ness, Topics About Which I Know Nothing

Jill Lepore
“Most of what once existed is gone... Nature takes one toll, malice another... most of what historians study survives because it was purposely kept... (it) is called the historical record, & it is maddeningly uneven, asymmetrical, & unfair.”
Jill Lepore, These Truths: A History of the United States

Amit Abraham
“All is unfair in love, war and politics".”
Amit Abraham

Vincent Okay Nwachukwu
“Deserving ones don’t always get the acclaim. Some people are beautiful but unfortunate, struggling but failing, intelligent but poor, loving but despised. Those who deserve it don’t get it but those who get it don’t deserve it. Such is life.”
Vincent Okay Nwachukwu, Weighty 'n' Worthy African Proverbs - Volume 1

Vincent Okay Nwachukwu
“Life is so unfair. Why would children be born to parents who use and abuse them while those who cherish and ‘garnish’ them remain ‘empty’? Why would the obdurate and cantankerous abound in wealth while the affectionate and generous pauperize? Why would the beautiful and dutiful lack suitors while the bland and unplanned are plenteously patronized? Why would everyday be for the thief’ and not for the chief? Why, why and why?”
Vincent Okay Nwachukwu, Weighty 'n' Worthy African Proverbs - Volume 1

Nitya Prakash
“Isn’t there much more to life than ending it on a note that is not only out of tune but also unfair to us?”
Nitya Prakash

Nitya Prakash
“Life is unfair to everyone in different aspects. Someone is emotionally broke, someone is financially broke. Just that, while complaining always remember there are millions still struggling to be you or what you are.”
Nitya Prakash

Mouloud Benzadi
“Nature teaches us lessons that no book can teach. It teaches us that there is always inequality in life. Just look at the animals around you: Some are bigger than others, some are stronger than others, some live longer than others, some dominate others, and some survive at the expense of others.
Life is simply unfair.”
Mouloud Benzadi

Mouloud Benzadi
“The saddest thing in life is to see people suffer from hunger and POVERTY in a world of PLENTY.”
Mouloud Benzadi

Kamaran Ihsan Salih
“unfairness leads you to failness.”
Kamaran Ihsan Salih

C. Mack Lewis
“Enid had learned the hard way that adults were there to enforce ever-changing rules and to punish kids for breaking rules. The number one rule being that all rules were subject to change--and always in favor of the adult.”
C. Mack Lewis , Black Market Angels

Ehsan Sehgal
“Deliberately making unfair decisions means you are unfair not only to others but also with yourself if you understand that. You are worth nothing.”
Ehsan Sehgal
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Nikos Kazantzakis
“Μα ο πόνος του ανθρώπου σήμερα παραπλήθυνε. Η αδικία, η αγωνία, ο παραλογισμός ξεπερνούν τα σύνορα της αντοχής και του πιο αναίσθητου ανθρώπου.”
Nikos Kazantzakis, Journeying: Travels in Italy, Egypt, Sinai, Jerusalem and Cyprus

“The world is unfair. You realize it after a while and spend the rest of your life heaving under the weight of this realization. It’s a hard and inassimilable truth that can never be changed; people have tried to change it over ages and across the globe, failing miserably in the end.”
Gaurav Singh, The Boiling Stream: When innocence gets killed

“Such is the villainy of the universe’s trickery – Moments commit mistakes and decades endure the misery”
Adeel Ahmed Khan

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