The Life and Times of Ruth Bader GinsburgBook - 2015 | First edition
0062415832 hardcover alkaline paper
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This humorous yet informative biography contains cartoons, photos, poetry, and excerpts from some of Ginsberg's opinions. Chapter headings pulled from the lyrics of rapper Notorious B.I.G. add to its entertainment value.
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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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