Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Ruth Bader Ginsburg quotes, Ruth Bader Ginsburg sayings, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion but on the right to privacy and reproductive control. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Arizona presents no specific reason for excepting capital defendants from the constitutional protections extended to defendants generally, and none is readily apparent. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The court generally moves in small steps rather than in one giant step. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Democrats do fine in presidential elections; their problem is they can't get out the vote in the midterm elections. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
We have the oldest written constitution still in force in the world, and it starts out with three words, 'We, the people.' Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
In truth, I did enjoy the benefits of a Harvard connection. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
At Columbia Law School, my professor of constitutional law and federal courts, Gerald Gunther, was determined to place me in a federal court clerkship, despite what was then viewed as a grave impediment: On graduation, I was the mother of a 4-year-old child. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Undocumented aliens unfortunately are not protected by the law, and they are tremendously subjected to exploitation. The result is that they would be willing to work for a wage that no person who is welcome in our shores would take. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant to be your own person, be INDEPENDENT. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn't be that women are the exception 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
Throwing out preclearance when it has worked and is continuing to work to stop discriminatory changes is like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
If I had any talent that God could give me, I would be a great diva. 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
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. Ruth Bader Ginsburg