90 Life Is Unfair Quotes To Deal With The Truth Of Life

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The phrase “Life is not fair” means, life is not always perfect and fair to us. Sometimes things in life don’t go as we plan it and this can be very disappointing. This often leads to depression because it’s basically against our expectations and we feel that life is unjust to us.

When we constantly face failures, when our troubles seem to be endless, and sometimes when we feel we should get something and we don’t get it, we feel life has got something against us and thus things are not working out in our favor.

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But the best we can do to deal with such tough situations, is to trust the process and change our perspective. Working on a positive note and having a growth mindset will turn all our can’ts into cans.

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Life Is Unfair Quotes

  1. “Life is unfair sometime.”

  2. “Life is not fair, get used to it.” – Bill Gates                                                                                   
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    life is unfair quotes

  3. “Life’s not fair; why should I be?” – Margaret Atwood

  4. “It’s unfair to be fair, For life is unfair.” – Farley Maglaya

  5. “I wish I could wake up to the fact that it was only a nightmare.”

  6. “Keep going… difficult roads can lead to beautiful destinations.”

  7. “Who says life is fair, where is that written?” – William Goldman

  8. “It is the fairness of life that makes it seem unfair.” – Gugu Mona                                                     
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    Life Is Unfair Quotes Images

  9. “Life is not unfair. Life is what you make of it.” – Hrithik Roshan

  10. “Life is unfair. And it’s not fair that life is unfair.” – Edward Abbey

  11. “Life can be unfair sometimes, but that’s no reason to give up on it.”                                                 
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    quotes about life being unfair

  12. “Life is cruel and unfair, my friends, and that is fact.” – Stephen Jenkins

  13. “Life isn’t fair. It’s just fairer than death. That’s all.” – William Goldman

  14. “The universe is not fair and it is never going to be fair.” – Daniel Keys Moran

  15. “So I came to the realization: Nothing in life is unfair. It’s just life.” – Rob Lowe

  16. “Life is unfair but remember sometimes it is unfair in your favor.” – Peter Ustinov

  17. “If life is unfair with everyone, doesn’t that make life fair?” – Thabang Gideon Magaola

  18. “Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.” – Oscar Wilde                                                                                                                                                       
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    life unfairness quotes

  19. “I thought life is unfair. Until somebody said ” Life is fair because it is unfair to everybody.” – Unknown                                                                                                             
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    quotes life is unfair

  20. “You have to live through the worst parts of life so you never take the best parts for granted.” – Unknown

  21. “Sometimes life seems unfair. It always rains the hardest on the people who deserve the sun.” – Unknown                                                                                                             
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    why life is so unfair quotes

  22. “Do not complain of life’s unfairness. It is never fair – at best it is impartial.” – David Gemmell

  23. “The only thing that makes life unfair is the delusion that it should be fair.” – Dr. Steve Maraboli                                                                                                                                     
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    Deep life is unfair quotes

  24. “Life is not fair. Anyone who says it is, or even that it ought to be is a fool or worse.” – David Brin

  25. “Dear life, I understand very clearly that you are not fair so you can stop teaching me that lesson.”

  26. “Life, I’ve learned is never fair. If people teach anything in school that should be it.” – Nicholas Sparks                                                                                                       
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    life is unfair quotes pictures

  27. “On the whole, life is unfair in the way it works out. It is a game played without an umpire.” – Ursula Bloom

  28. “Sometimes, life is unfair, and you have to suck it up and move on and not use it as an excuse.” – Robert Kraft

  29. “One must never forget that life is unfair. But sometimes, with a bit of luck, this works in your favor.” – Peter Mayle

  30. “When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow.” – Shauna Niequist

  31. “Life isn’t that unfair, if it’s unfair to everyone. That’s what makes life so fair, unexpected and beautiful.” – Alexa Glazer

  32. “Quitting is not the answer. Life is not fair, and you can’t quit every time something unfair happens to you.” – John Grisham

  33. “The happiest people don’t bother about whether life is unfair. They just concentrate on what they have.” – Andrew Matthews

  34. “This, my dear, is the greatest challenge of being alive: To witness the injustice of this world, and not allow it to consume our light.”

  35. “Life becomes so unfair when you don’t get what others do. But don’t worry, God has decided something better for you.” – Vj Nadar

  36. “The problem isn’t that life is unfair — it’s our broken idea of fairness. Meaning, our idea of fairness is self-centered.” – Tony Warrick

  37. “It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime.” – Khaled Hosseini

  38. “Life is indeed unfair. There are times when I’d stare at the sky at night and wonder why you are my entire universe when I’m not even a little star to you.”

  39. “Greatness is best measured by how well an individual responds to the happenings in life that appear to be totally unfair, unreasonable, and undeserved.” – Marvin J. Ashton

  40. “Life is so unfair! First it gives us so much time to be together so that we can know each other and when we know each other well we have no time to be together. It hurts but true.”

Quotes About Unfairness Of Life

Never be disappointed with one setback because life may not always work as we want it to. Though the truth of life is we will not get what we want always, sometimes people who deserve less may get more and vice versa.

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But being sad, or depressed will not help the situation. To survive in this world we need to be tough, positive and keep working hard till we reach our goals.

  1. “Life is unfair. I got nothing but the best.” – Jean Marais

  2. “If life was fair, I’d have everything, because I work so hard.”

  3. “Why bad things happen to good people.” – Harold S. Kushner

  4. “Life is unfair and improv is a great metaphor of that.” – Mike Birbiglia

  5. “Life’s unfair. You’re going to have things happen to you.” – Will Muschamp

  6. “He’s come to learn that life is a bitter bith. She is inherently unfair.” – Ilona Andrews

  7. “Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.”

  8. “Sometimes life seemed particularly unfair, unduly harsh, and beyond bearing.” – Amy Harmon

  9. “Life is unfair” “The goalposts will move” and above all: “other people matter.” – Christopher Peterson

  10. “Life is not always fair. Be content and do your best even when things aren’t going your way.” – Unknown

  11. “Sometimes you just need to talk to a four-year-old and an 84-year-old to understand life again.” – Kristen Butler

  12. “Baseball is a lot like life. The line drives are caught; the squibbles go for base hits. It’s an unfair game.” – Rod Kanehl

  13. “Life inspires me. Life is unfair, unkind and unforeseeable. It knocks you down when you least expect it.” – Lisa De Jong

  14. “Oftentimes bad things happen for NO reason at all. And though we wish there was an explanation, there just isn’t one.”

  15. “Everything in life happens for a reason, no matter how hard or how unfair it may be something better will always come out of it.”

  16. “At the age of five, she has already come to terms with one of the life’s harshest lessons: that the world isn’t fair.” – Tabitha Suzuma

  17. “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

  18. “Life for the majority of the population is an unlovely struggle against unfair odds. Culminating in a cheap funeral.” – Siegfried Sassoon

  19. “If our view is limited to mortal life, some things become unbearable because they seem so unfair and so permanent.” – Boyd K. Packer

  20. “Life happened. In all its banality, brutality, cruelty, unfairness. But also in its beauty, pleasures, and delights. Life happened.” – Thrity Umrigar

  21. “Life isn’t fair. It never will be. Quit trying to make it fair. You don’t need it to be fair. Go make life unfair to your advantages.” – Robert Kiyosaki

  22. “My dad always said that life was unfair. That some people have to work ten times harder, be ten times better, to get what they deserve.” – J. D. Hawkins

  23. “Though the brain says all is well, the soul is lost, confused, doesn’t know why life is being unfair to it. But we still wake up in the morning.” – Paulo Coelho

  24. “Life is savagely unfair. It ignores our deep-seated convictions and places a disproportionate emphasis on the decisions we make in split seconds.” – Chris Cleave

  25. “Life is unfair and there are winners and losers, regardless of how much overprotective parents attempt to shield their offspring from reality.” – Jen Lancaster

  26. “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

  27. “They sought to take the unfairness out of existence, to remove the mistakes in the transmitted message of life which gave it any point or advancement…” – Iain M. Banks

  28. “If you expect the world to be fair with you because you are fair, you’re fooling yourself. That’s like expecting the lion not to eat you because you didn’t eat him.” – Unknown

  29. “There’s a difference between the fact that the universe is inherently unfair on a cosmic level, and the fact that life is unfair because people are actively making it so.” – John Scalzi

  30. “In liberal logic, if life is unfair then the answer is to turn more tax money over to politicians, to spend in ways that will increase their chances of getting reelected.” – Thomas Sowell

  31. “When you experience bereavement at a youngish age, you suddenly realize that life is unjust and unfair, bad things will happen, and you have to take that on board.” – William Boyd

  32. “I will never deny that life isn’t fair. It seems as though when a woman leaves a man she is strong and independent, but when a man leaves a woman he is a pig and a jerk.” – Criss Jami

  33. “Life is unfair, princess. Bad things happen to good people. Lady luck is a motherfucking bitch. But we keep our chins up. We don’t give up. We don’t surrender. And we come back swinging.” – Elle Aycart

  34. “Tell me what’s wrong with society, When everywhere I look I see, Rich guys driving big SUVs, While kids are starving in the streets, No one cares, No one likes to share, I guess life’s unfair.” – Simple Plan

  35. “Today we live in a cash-for-trash world. Anyone can stand up and say anything unkind, unfair, or completely untrue about you, and then they are rewarded financially for it… because life is unfair.” – Kathie Lee Gifford

  36. “You can love well, work hard, and be kind, but life won’t always reward you accordingly. Challenges will still arise. The reward is knowing in your heart that you are doing the best you can with what you’ve got.” – Rebecca Ray

  37. “And whoever said the world was fair, little lady? Maybe death is fair, but certainly not life. We must accept the unfairness as proof of the sublime flux of existence, the capricious music of the universe – and go on about our tasks.” – Tom Robbins

  38. “Life is so unfair that one is more likely to get into some sort of trouble than be rewarded if one attempts to do a good deed; many times one spends time and resources to help someone only to be totally ignored with not so much as a thank you.” – John P. Grier

  39. “I have always felt that the great lottery of life is unfair. The fact is that I was thrown up on the stage of life called Australia. You don’t choose where you are thrown on to this stage. So universal health, universal education, of course plenty of food and clean water.” – Tim Costello

  40. “You worked hard buy didn’t get promoted. You love her but she married someone else. You think life’s unfair. No. It’s wishful thinking. The reality is that the Almighty is protecting you from things that will happen in future which you can’t forsee! Learn to accept his Decree!” – Mufti Menk

  41. “It is important to feel the anger without judging it, without attempting to find meaning in it. It may take many forms: anger at the health-care system, at life, at your loved one for leaving. Life is unfair. Death is unfair. Anger is a natural reaction to the unfairness of loss.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

  42. “In other words, let’s face it: Life is basically unfair. But even in a situation that’s unfair, I think it’s possible to seek out a kind of fairness. Of course, that might take time and effort. And maybe it won’t seem to be worth all that. It’s up to each individual to decide whether or not it is.” – Haruki Murakami

  43. “I used to think that life is unfair and cruel it has only covered itself with the shades of darkness and sadness but with each progressive period and passing ages I have learned that life isn’t not always same it doesn’t stand still it’s a picture of motion with both the shades of darkness and vibrating colors.” – Sutonuka Sengupta

  44. “Life is unfair. You put someone first who put you second. You study your ass off for a final only to get a C. You give 110% to someone in a relationship who only gives 40%. You’re there for a best friend at 3:00 am and the next day they don’t pick up their phone. It seems like you’re giving everyone everything and they’re just walking away with it.” – Anonymous

  45. “What I mean is, all the terrible things that happen in fairy tales seem real. Or not real, but genuine. Life is unfair, and the bad guys keep winning and good people die. But I like how that’s not always the end of it… evil is real, but so is good. They always say fairy tales are simplistic, black and white, but I don’t think so. I think they’re complicated. That’s what I love about them.” – Polly Shulman

  46. “I believe that there are three conditions to a woman’s beauty. First, you must realize that not all women are beautiful all of the time. Sometimes beauty comes on a subconscious level. When she is in love, or has met someone new and exciting, she shines. Second, you must understand that life is unfair. Beauty is something that, for some, must be worked at. The third condition is luck. Some women can just be lucky.” – Yohji Yamamoto

  47. “Marriage is under attack from so many different areas. There should be benefits associated with married people. Life is unfair. Maybe you won’t find the right person and you won’t end up getting married. Oh, well, life is unfair. But married people, because of their capacity to have children, even if they’re not going to end up having children, even if they’re unable to bear children, marriage is an institution that is absolutely central to civilization.” – Ann Coulter

  48. “Life isn’t fair. No matter what life throws your way, no matter how unfair it may seem, refuse to play the victim. Refuse to be ruled by fear, pessimism and negativity. Refuse to quit. Be a warrior and work through whatever life throws your way with courage, love, and positivity. And continually push forward. Because you are a survivor of the unfairness of life. You are stronger than you think. And you are capable of achieving far more than you believe.” – Zero Dean

  49. “Life is hard. It’s cruel sometimes. It’s merciless and unfair, but we all go through difficult times, one way or another. You’ve had more than your share of knocks lately, I’ll give you that, but it doesn’t mean you get to quit. No one gets to quit. You keep fighting, every day, and sooner or later, the grief fades a little. You grow stronger, find joy again, and everything gets easier. You come out of it more equipped to handle the next wave, which will come eventually. There will always be waves.” – Julianne MacLean

  50. “Life is unfair…. so damn unfair… When you put someone first they put you second… When you are available for one every time they become busy for you… You study hard to get a “C” in a subject… You are available for your best friend at 3:01 am and the next day they make you feel stranger… when you give 110% in any kind of relationship…they settle with 40%… Just one day you forget to ask one about lunch… the other one will never ask you the same… Do we really deserve all these? Or just trying to keep things going on?” – Jeevika

Life is all about challenges and withstanding the tough situations. Whether its a financial crisis, emotional stress, or business failure, there are many circumstances where we have to endure and keep going on to survive.

These amazing quotations about unfairness also cover topics like life is not fair to everyone quotes, world is unfair quotes, and more to give to the right motivation to endure and move on in life.

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