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Edmund H. Volkart

Fairness, n. That impartiality and equity of treatment that everyone approves of, so long as their own interests are not threatened.

Equity | Fairness | Impartiality |

John L. Lewis, fully John Llewellyn Lewis

Labor, like Israel, has many sorrows. Its women weep for their fallen and they lament for the future of the children of the race. It ill behooves one who has supped at labor's table and who has been sheltered in labor's house to curse with equal fervor and fine impartiality both labor and its adversaries when they become locked in deadly embrace.

Children | Future | Impartiality | Labor |

Lord Brooke, Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, de jure 13th Baron Latimer and 5th Baron Willoughby de Brooke

Discernment is a power of the understanding in which few excel. Is not that owing to its connection with impartiality and truth? for are not prejudice and partiality blind?

Impartiality | Partiality | Power | Prejudice | Understanding |

Mozi or Mo-tze, Mocius or Mo-tzu, original name Mo Di, aka Master Mo NULL

The task of the benevolent person is surely to strive to promote benefit, and to eliminate harm, throughout the world. . . . It is impartiality that produces the greatest benefit to the whole world! Thus, Mozi says 'impartiality is good'.

Impartiality |

Sejong the Great, aka King Sejong, family name Yi, given name Do NULL

Leading a sheltered existence inside a palace, I am not aware of all the going-ons among the people. If there are any matters that cause anguish to the people, you should report them to me without failing.

Birth | Impartiality | People | Rule |

Ernest Bramah, born Ernest Brammah Smith

At this display the elder and less attractive of the maidens fled, uttering loud and continuous cries of apprehension in order to conceal the direction of her flight.

Duty | Impartiality | Sound | Winning |