what's good for the goose is good for the gander

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what's good for the goose is good for the gander

If something is good, acceptable, or beneficial for one person, it is or should be equally so for another person or persons as well. Well I guess if you are entitled to stay out until all hours, then I'll do the same. After all, what's good for the goose is good for the gander, right?
See also: gander, good, goose
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Pakistan has an application for NSG membership and China can, therefore, argue what's good for the goose is good for the gander," said Micheal Krepon, a nuclear proliferation expert and co-founder of the Stimson Center, a think tank in Washington DC.
After all, what's good for the goose is good for all the ganders.
In an era of equality someone should remind politicians what's good for the goose should also be good for the gander.
You've heard the saying that what's good for the goose is good for the gander.
Seems to me what's good for the goose is good for the gander.
The social experiment, titled Before & After, was conducted in countries like India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Germany, Argentina, Italy, and Kenya and the results confirm one fact -- what's good for the goose isn't always good for the gander.
Be very careful Faisal Fulad because what's good for the goose is good for the gander.
After all, what's good for the goose should be good for the gander.
The logic being, what's good for the goose is good for the gander.
Don't pay the legal bill, after all anyone who doesn't pay their council tax and refuses to do so aren't chased to the ends of the earth so what's good for the goose as they say .
Well, what's good for the goose is certainly good for the gander, and they must be given a chance to make an impact.
It could just be the old cynic in me, but those words of yore about what's good for the goose keep ringing in my ears.
In other words, what's good for the goose is good for the gander.
Frank Tilton--chair of the Belknap Republicans, what's good for the goose is not good for the gander--at least when the goose is a Democrat.
But as for driver's licenses, what's good for the goose is good for the gander.