Neither of my parents had the means to attend college, but both taught me
to love learning, to care about people, and to work hard for whatever I wanted or believed in. 父母的影响热爱学习关心他人为自己深信和想要的努力
She's a deep thinker. 深度思考者
She had two... lessons that she repeated over and over. "Be a lady" and "be independent." "Be a lady" meant don't allow yourself to be overcome by useless emotions like anger. And by "independent," she meant it would be fine if you met prince charming and lived happily ever after. But be able to fend for yourself. 独立的淑女
One of the sadnesses about the brilliant girls who attended Cornell is that they kind of suppressed how smart they were. But Marty was so confident of his own ability, so comfortable with himself, that he never regarded me as any kind of a threat. 不得已在交往中掩饰自己的聪明才智
But marching and demonstrating just wasn't Ruth's thing. Her thing was to use the skills she had and put them to work and those were her legal skills. 运用自己的技能
She always addressed whatever point there was. There wasn't any peripheral element of it. No small talk. 直击要点
But there was the sense and there still is the sense, that nice girls don't speak up, nice girls don't make demands. too bad. 好女孩不要求什么的氛围
sex discrimination 性别歧视
I think generally in our society, real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time. 真正的变革持久的变革是一次一步地发生
The legal strategy of one step at a time in the '70s was a conservative strategy but the goal was equality and civil rights, and that's who she always was and who she is now. 70年代她的一小步是保守策略目标是平等和公民权利
She is very disciplined but she has passions that she really enjoys. She loves the opera. 严于律己并且情感丰富 歌剧
I'm overwhelmed by the beauty of the music, the drama. And the sound of the human voice, it's like an electric current going through me. 音乐的美
Justice and mercy, they're all in opera. Very grand emotions. 公正与仁慈都在歌剧中
She wanted to build the idea of women's equality step by step to use each case to move things forward. It was like knitting a sweater. 一步一步
When they would say things like this, how did you respond?
Well, never in anger, as my mother told me. That would've been self-defeating. Always as an opportunity to teach. I did see myself as kind of a kindergarten teacher, in those days, because the judges didn't think sex discrimination existed. Well, one of the things I tried to plant in their minds was think about how you would like the world to be for your daughters and granddaughters. 从不在怒气中回应永远把它当做施教的机会
One of the things that I'm struck by, as I look back on it, is how unprepared the defendants were to fight back. We won because the strategy was brilliant, we won because we were smart and prepared and we fought hard. 有准备
As a general rule, my wife does not give me any advice about cooking and I do not give her any advice about the law. 哈哈
Ruth is no longer permitted in the kitchen this by the demand of our children, who have taste. //我怀疑这是故意的就像阿加莎克里斯蒂的失踪哈哈哈
The standard robe is made for a man, because it has a place for the shirt to show and the tie. So Sandra Day O'Connor and I, thought it would be appropriate if we included as part of our robe, something typical of a woman. 衣领
During my long tenure here, I was not the most quote liberal justice on the Court.
From the beginning, I think what she was looking for was to build consensus. Even though chief justice Rehnquist and Sandra day O'Connor were conservative justices. They were still justices with which, Ginsburg was able to find common ground. That was her style. 建立共识
He is a very funny fellow. She is a very nice person, she likes opera, what's not
to like? Except her views of law of course. 异己的友谊
I see the Constitution, as striving for a more perfect union. 对宪法的阐释方式
She's this supposed famous liberal, he's this supposed famous conservative. She's a Jewish, he's, catholic. She's retiring at times, and he almost never is. And yet as with many great friendships there's chemistry that maybe you can't entirely explain. 观点不同关系融洽
She was never supposed to be the great dissenter but that's the course that history took her on. 我反对
George W. Bush was able to appoint two justices. The addition of Samuel Alito
and John Roberts on the Court, pushed it far to the right. 小罗伯特
I hope you will support where I come out and I understand you may not. I will not love you a jot less.
I do know where the Notorious RBG came from. It was the rapper, the Notorious B.I.G.
I had a picture of one of the tattoos and I showed it to her and she goes "uh!"
Why would you do something so permanent?
that the spirit of Liberty that imbues our Constitution must lie first and foremost
in the hearts of the men and women who compose this great nation a community where the least shall be heard and considered side by side with the greatest. 平等都是争取来的