Inspiring RBG Quotes for You

RBG or Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second female Supreme Court justice of the United States of America. She took the oath on 10 August 1993. She passed away on 18 September 2020 when she was 87 years old.

Here are some of the most incredible and inspiring RBG quotes that everyone must read today.

“Reading is the key that opens doors to many good things in life. Reading shaped my dreams, and more reading helped me make my dreams come true.”

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“There are some singers that know exactly when to go, and others hang on much too long and that is the same, that is the same with judges. My own view, and I’ve said this many times, is as long as I can do the work full steam, I will stay on the Court. But when I feel myself slipping, when I slow down in my ability to write opinions with fair dispatch, when I forget the names of cases that I once could recite at the drop of a hat, I will know.”

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“I do think that I was born under a very bright star. Because if you think about my life, I get out of law school. I have top grades. No law firm in the city of New York will hire me. I end up teaching; it gave me time to devote to the movement for evening out the rights of women and men. ”

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“Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one’s ability to persuade.”

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“If you want to influence people, you want them to accept your suggestions, you don’t say, ‘You don’t know how to use the English language,’ or ‘how could you make that argument?’ It will be welcomed much more if you have a gentle touch than if you are aggressive.”

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“I love my job. It has kept me going through four cancer bouts. Instead of concentrating on my aches and pains, I just know that I have to read a set of briefs and go over a draft opinion. Somehow, I have to surmount whatever is going on in my body and concentrate on the court’s work.”

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“When a thoughtless or unkind word is spoken, best tune out.”

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“I’m a very strong believer in listening and learning from others.”

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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.”

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“In every good marriage, it helps sometimes to be a little deaf.”

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“Reading is the key that opens doors to many good things in life. Reading shaped my dreams, and more reading helped me make my dreams come true.”

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“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.”

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“I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability.”

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“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.”

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“My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent”

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“Reading is the key that opens doors to many good things in life. Reading shaped my dreams, and more reading helped me make my dreams come true.”

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“Feminism … I think the simplest explanation, and one that captures the idea, is a song that Marlo Thomas sang, ‘Free to be You and Me.’ Free to be, if you were a girl – doctor, lawyer, Indian chief. Anything you want to be. And if you’re a boy, and you like teaching, you like nursing, you would like to have a doll, that’s OK too. That notion that we should each be free to develop our own talents, whatever they may be, and not be held back by artificial barriers – manmade barriers, certainly not heaven sent.”

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“You can disagree without being disagreeable.”’

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“The enormous difference between fighting gender discrimination as opposed to race discrimination is good people immediately perceive race discrimination as evil and intolerable. But when I talked about sex-based discrimination, I got the response, ‘What are you talking about? Women are treated ever so much better than men!”

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“I remember envying the boys long before I even knew the word feminism, because I liked shop better than cooking or sewing.”

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“the greatest menace to freedom is an inert people; that public discussion is a political duty; and that this should be a fundamental principle of the American government. Brandeis”

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“I tell law students… if you are going to be a lawyer and just practice your profession, you have a skill—very much like a plumber. But if you want to be a true professional, you will do something outside yourself… something that makes life a little better for people less fortunate than you.”

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“So often in life, things that you regard as an impediment turn out to be great, good fortune.”

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“Women will have achieved true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.”

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“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.”

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“I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks.”

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“Each part of my life provided respite from the other and gave me a sense of proportion that classmates trained only on law studies lacked.”

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That concludes this list of Ruth Bader Ginsburg or RBG quotes. If you have some more to contribute, feel free to do so. The comments are open.

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