The Life and Times of Ruth Bader GinsburgBook - 2015
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ylpladults Aug 23, 2018
I found that this book worked best for me when discussing Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life. I liked it less when RBG’s legal decisions were read. If I had been reading the book instead of listening to it, I could have skimmed those bits and felt better about spending my time. I did check out the book a... Read More »
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I think that men and women, shoulder to shoulder, will work together to make this a better world. Just as I don’t think that men are the superior sex, neither do I think women are. I think that it is great that we are beginning to use the talents of all of the people, in all walks of life, and that we no longer have the closed doors that we once had.
"I just try to do the good job that I have to the best of my ability and I really don't think about whether I'm inspirational. I just do the best I can." - RBG 2015
“I’m going to tell you the secret of a happy marriage: It helps sometimes to be a little deaf.” (advice from RBG’s mother-in-law)… “Sometimes people say unkind or thoughtless things, and when they do, it is best to be a little hard of hearing - to tune out and not snap back in anger or impatience.” - p. 32
“The pedestal upon which women have been placed has all too often, upon closer inspection, been revealed as a cage.” - p. 57
“Generally, change in our society is incremental, I think. Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.” - p. 60
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