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“When I’m sometimes asked ‘When will there be enough (women on the Supreme Court)?’ and my answer is: ‘When there are nine.’ People are shocked. But there’d been nine men, and nobody’s ever raised a question about that.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“They have never been a 13-year-old girl.” — After her male colleagues appeared indifferent about a girl’s strip-search by school administrators. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“We are a nation made strong by people like you.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“It helps sometimes to be a little deaf (in marriage and in) every workplace, including the good job I have now.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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

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

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Dissents speak to a future age. It’s not simply to say, ‘My colleagues are wrong and I would do it this way.’ But the greatest dissents do become court opinions and gradually over time their views become the dominant view. So that’s the dissenter’s hope: that they are writing not for today, but for tomorrow.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“This is something central to a woman’s life, to her dignity. It’s a decision that she must make for herself. And when government controls that decision for her, she’s being treated as less than a fully adult human responsible for her own choices.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“We are at last beginning to relegate to the history books the idea of the token woman.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Source: CNN

I wanted to give Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme court, her place on my blog. She passed this week. May she rest in peace.

Until next time…

Dave