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Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Until we get equality in education, we won't have an equal society.
A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.
We don't accomplish anything in this world alone... and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something.
Sandra Day O'Connor
Being a good person begins with being a wise person. Then, when you follow your conscience, will you be headed in the right direction.
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
Louis D. Brandeis
Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.
If someone were to say that life at hard labor is as painful as death and therefore equally cruel, I should reply that, taking all the unhappy moments of perpetual slavery together, it is perhaps even more painful, but these moments are spread out over a lifetime, and capital punishment exercises all its power in an instant.
I was in high school - and I went to an all-boys Catholic high school, a Jesuit high school, where I was focused on academics and athletics, going to church every Sunday at Little Flower, working on my service projects, and friendship, friendship with my fellow classmates and friendship with girls from the local all-girls Catholic schools.
It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.
And finally Winter, with its bitin', whinin' wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow.
Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism.
The remedy for speech that is false is speech that is true. This is the ordinary course in a free society. The response to the unreasoned is the rational; to the uninformed, the enlightened; to the straight-out lie, the simple truth.
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to 'create' rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting.
William J. Brennan, Jr.
It will take a long time for women's effect on politics to register so that we may properly appraise it.
Florence Ellinwood Allen
To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.
The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng. Their eyes are fixed on the eternities.
Benjamin N. Cardozo
The association promotes a way of life, not causes; a harmony in living, not political faiths; a bilateral loyalty, not commercial or social projects. Yet it is an association for as noble a purpose as any involved in any prior decisions.
William O. Douglas
It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.
I think people need to commit to one another before they commit to bringing children into the world because that's the optimum arrangement for children, not to take anything at all away from women who have to rear their children by themselves.
Leah Ward Sears
Judges are like umpires. Umpires don't make the rules. They apply them. The role of an umpire and a judge is critical. They make sure everybody plays by the rules. But it is a limited role. Nobody ever went to a ballgame to see the umpire.
It would be a very good thing for all involved - the country, an independent judiciary, and the Left itself - if liberals take a page from David von Drehle and their own judges of the New Deal era, kick their addiction to constitutional litigation, and return to their New Deal roots of trying to win elections rather than lawsuits.
Fitness is really important for my mental and emotional equilibrium as well as my physical wellbeing.
In a country built on the dreams and accomplishments of an immigrant population, a particularly severe wound is inflicted on that principle when an immigration matter is not conducted in accord with the best of our tradition of courtesy and fairness.
Maryanne Trump Barry
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