|Ruth Bader Ginsburg|
Top 12 Powerful Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quotes
The side that wants to take the choice away from women and give it to the state, they’re fighting a losing battle. Time is on the side of change.
People ask me sometimes, “When will there be enough women on the court?” And my answer is: “WHEN THERE ARE NINE.”
When contemplated in its extreme, almost any power looks dangerous.
My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.
We should not be held back from pursuing our full talents, from contributing what we could contribute to the society, because we fit into a certain mold—because we belong to a group that historically has been the object of discrimination.
You can disagree without being disagreeable.
|YOU CAN DISAGREE WITHOUT BEING DISAGREEABLE.|
If you have a caring life partner, you help the other person when that person needs it. I had a life partner who thought my work was as important as his, and I think that made all the difference for me.
Every now and then it HELPS to be a LITTLE DEAF… That advice has stood me in good stead. Not simply in dealing with my marriage, but in dealing with my colleagues.
I don’t say women’s rights—I say the constitutional principle of the equal citizenship stature of men and women.
|I DON'T SAY WOMEN'S RIGHTS- I SAY THE CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLE OF THE EQUAL CITIZENSHIP STATURE OF MEN AND WOMEN.|
I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks.
When I'm sometimes asked when will there be enough [women on the Supreme Court] and I say, ‘When there are nine,' people are shocked. But there'd been nine men, and nobody's ever raised a question about that.
Fight for the things that you care about. But do it in a way that will lead others to join you.
|FIGHT FOR THE THINGS THAT YOU CARE ABOUT. BUT DO IT IN A WAY THAT WILL LEAD OTHERS TO JOIN YOU.|