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Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

Life is lived in the living.
Set aside convention, caution,
and arbitrary "rules" about how
life is supposed to be lived.
Choose! Explore! Adventure!
Live life to the fullest.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Get over it - Life isn't Supposed to be fair.
You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
Get over yourself, and be of service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I don't start with a design objective,
I start with a communication objective.
I feel my project is successful if it communicates
what it is supposed to communicate.
- Mike Davidson

All the president is, is a glorified public relations
man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what
they are supposed to do anyway.
- Harry S. Truman

My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be.
Everybody has their own path.
It's laid out for you.
It's just up to you to walk it.
- Justin Timberlake

Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant,
are oppressing us.
- Jef Raskin

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.
Of course it doesn't work.
We are supposed to work it.
- Alexander Woollcott

Anyone can do any amount of work
provided it isn't the work
he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
- Robert Benchley

Christians are supposed not merely to endure change,
nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If it's supposed to be a really passionate snog,
you slip the tongue in.
- Jennifer Ellison

The reason I am here, they tell me, is that I played the game a certain way,
that I played the game the way it was supposed to be played.
- Ryne Sandberg

When punk rock came along, the one thing you were not
supposed to be was musical.
- Nick Lowe

I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and
the vision to do the things on this earth that I was
supposed to do to express His life and love and His will.
- Billy Ray Cyrus

I can't sit back and swallow stuff.
I live in a time and place, and in a country on earth
where you're not supposed to swallow it.
People just gave up.
- Gary Coleman

The pictures of my family were designed to be on a family wall,
they were supposed to be together.
It was supposed to copy my mother's wall in her house.
- Annie Leibovitz

You have to forget about what other people say,
when you're supposed to die, or when you're supposed to be loving.
You have to forget about all these things.
- Jimi Hendrix

We have more media than ever and more technology in our lives.
It's supposed to help us communicate,
but it has the opposite effect of isolating us.
- Tracy Chapman

I was talking about no nukes, the farm crisis.
People said that wasn't stuff that a state auditor
was supposed to be talking about.
Maybe they were right.
- Paul Wellstone

I couldn't believe verse was supposed to be hard.
It was a snap for me.
I loved Shakespeare.
- Ted Lange

You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism
that you can't face reality.
Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.
- Malcolm X

I'm supposed to be a pretty good theater actor.
- John Malkovich

What is sad for women of my generation is that they
weren't supposed to work if they had families.
What were they going to do when the children are grown -
watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
- Jackie Kennedy

We all came from houses with doors, doors that were
supposed to be closed when there were things going
on that we weren't supposed to see,
and when our pants were down.
- Lynette Fromme

It's not supposed to be easy, if it's easy,
it's no good, that's the way I look at it.
- Craig Charles

Try not to have a good time...
this is supposed to be educational.
- Charles M. Schulz

I grew up thinking that you were supposed to read and
write all your waking hours.
- John Hope

It rolls off my back.
Ridicule doesn't mean anything - even from people you're
supposed to wear knee pads around,
like the scientific community.
- Dwight Schultz

I couldn't have attended half the parties that I was
supposed to have been to according to the newspapers.
It bothers me.
- Calvin Klein

I had never auditioned for Broadway -
any play -
and I was not familiar with what you're supposed to do.
- Ednita Nazario

But primarily, the drummer's supposed to sit back there and swing the band.
- Buddy Rich

It was only supposed to be on WCW compilation;
on that wrestling compilation.
And for that I thought it was good.
And then we threw it on our record as well.
- Kerry King

The thing about For Better or Worse is the only thing
that made me an okay director for that is that I have a sense of humor,
and it was supposed to be funny.
- Jason Alexander

Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession.
I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
- Ronald Reagan

And I am interested in the fact that class is very
much a factor in America,
even though it's not supposed to be.
- Anne Tyler

What I say is from my heart.
You must be sincere.
So when I sing a song, people are supposed to feel it.
- Wayne Wonder

I did not hear her go or come back, but I supposed she went.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

The fidelity question is difficult for me.
Society has made us believe we're supposed to be monogamous
when we're not killer whales,
or whatever the monogamous species is.
- Rachel Hunter

The internet was supposed to homogenize everyone by connecting us all.
Instead what it's allowed is silos of interest.
- Seth Godin

The free market economy is supposed to be the only
path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity,
power and influence of nations.
- Omar Bongo

It's totally produced now.
It's almost like a conveyor belt of what metal's supposed to be like these days.
It's not music to me.
- Geezer Butler

What are you supposed to do - stop practicing law whenever
one of your friends becomes president?
- Edward Bennett Williams

Sincerity is not only effective and honourable,
it is also much less difficult than is commonly supposed.
- George Henry Lewes

I know that in order to be considered successful,
you're supposed to do two or three movies a year.
I only work once every year-and-a-half,
sometimes two years.
I have children to raise.
- Meg Tilly

I think sometimes women who are supposed to be strong
are also written as mean and vindictive.
- Yancy Butler

If I make a move, like raise my eyebrows,
some critic says I'm doing Nicholson.
What am I supposed to do, cut off my eyebrows?
- Christian Slater

Some actors are supposed to be very difficult,
but I've not found that to be the situation.
- Barry Levinson

If you feel like there's something out there that you're supposed to be doing,
if you have a passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it.
- Wanda Sykes

You want the story to end when it's supposed to and
not be squeezed for somebody's financial gain.
- Lauren Graham

Walt's idea was that - as soon as the people who were
dining got through their main course.
They were supposed to all be seated,
served at the same time,
when they got into the dessert.
- John Hench

During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be.
And I don't think they've ever remembered.
- Andy Warhol

I don't believe that life is supposed to make you feel good,
or make you feel miserable either.
Life is just supposed to make you feel.
- Gloria Naylor

No, I knew when I was doing theater in New York that
this was what I was supposed to be doing.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

No one had ever told me that whites were supposed to
sing one kind of music and blacks another -
I sang what I liked in the only voice I had.
- Charley Pride

To be great we need to win games we aren't supposed to win.
- Julius Erving

My fellow citizens, the American Presidency is not
supposed to be a journey of personal discovery.
- Sarah Palin

I always said I was never gonna be an entertainer,
Suicide was never supposed to be entertainment.
- Alan Vega

The weird thing was that Soft Cell was supposed to
have come and gone before I started the album.
- Marc Almond

It makes me feel guilty that anybody should have such
a good time doing what they are supposed to do.
- Charles Eames

Fortunately, I was supposed to look confused and disoriented because,
God, I felt that way.
- Dick York

It's supposed to be entertainment.
It's not supposed to be a documentary.
- Jeri Ryan

No one person can possibly combine all the elements
supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship.
- Francis Marion Crawford

And God knows I needed to be forgiven.
So I had to forgive everybody.
And then God - as I read in the word,
you're supposed to pray for your enemies.
Try that one on.
- Jim Bakker

Most performers don't admit this, because it sounds
negative and performers are not supposed to be negative,
but when I was on the road, I was lonely.
- Tom Glazer

Public office is supposed to be a public trust.
This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the
highest levels of the Republican leadership.
- Bob Etheridge

In Europe, a writer is supposed to improve up until he's about 75.
- Irwin Shaw


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