Sandra Day O'Connor Quotes

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Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: Suppose you had a cross burning in a play or a movie ... Would that be intimidating? Suppose you had a cross burning in a play or a movie ... Would that be intimidating?
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: Cyberspace undeniably reflects some form of geography. Cyberspace undeniably reflects some form of geography.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: I don't know that there are any short cuts to doing a good job. I don't know that there are any short cuts to doing a good job.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren. It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: It's hard to have little children and a job and career at the same time. There is no time left for you as a woman. It's hard to have little children and a job and career at the same time. There is no time left for you as a woman.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: Slaying the dragon of delay is no sport for the short-winded. Slaying the dragon of delay is no sport for the short-winded.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: I think the important thing about my appointment is not that I will decide cases as a woman, but that I am a woman who will get to decide cases. I think the important thing about my appointment is not that I will decide cases as a woman, but that I am a woman who will get to decide cases.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: It is true that as you have children, there are a good many months when you don't want to be working full-time. I agree that that's an issue. It is true that as you have children, there are a good many months when you don't want to be working full-time. I agree that that's an issue.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: The more education a woman has, the wider the gap between men's and women's earnings for the same work. The more education a woman has, the wider the gap between men's and women's earnings for the same work.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: If a State refused to let religious groups use facilities open to others, then it would demonstrate not neutrality but hostility toward religion. If a State refused to let religious groups use facilities open to others, then it would demonstrate not neutrality but hostility toward religion.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: Parents should continue to become more involved with their communities, and more involved in their children's education. Parents should continue to become more involved with their communities, and more involved in their children's education.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: I tried to decide each case based on the law and the Constitution. I tried to decide each case based on the law and the Constitution.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: The destiny of the woman must be shaped to a large extent on her own conception of her spiritual imperative and her place in society. The destiny of the woman must be shaped to a large extent on her own conception of her spiritual imperative and her place in society.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: How dare you make my life a felony. How dare you make my life a felony.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: We expect that 25 years from now, the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary to further the interest approved today. We expect that 25 years from now, the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary to further the interest approved today.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment. Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: (W)e do not count heads before enforcing the First Amendment. (W)e do not count heads before enforcing the First Amendment.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been across the street at work for a while, they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote. My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been across the street at work for a while, they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: There was no hostility at the court when I arrived. There was no hostility at the court when I arrived.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: The members of the court were just delighted to have a ninth member - male or female. They were all kind and welcoming. The members of the court were just delighted to have a ninth member - male or female. They were all kind and welcoming.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: I need to retire from retirement. I need to retire from retirement.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: The fact is, we are a nine-member court that sits on cases. The fact is, we are a nine-member court that sits on cases.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: And I went off to Stanford, I was pretty young and pretty naive. And I had a professor I really loved, who was himself a lawyer. And I went off to Stanford, I was pretty young and pretty naive. And I had a professor I really loved, who was himself a lawyer.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: As a citizen, you need to know how to be a part of it, how to express yourself - and not just by voting. As a citizen, you need to know how to be a part of it, how to express yourself - and not just by voting.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: This chance will stand before you only once. This chance will stand before you only once.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: I sort of thought the framers of the Constitution were talking about the rights of individuals, not corporate entities. I sort of thought the framers of the Constitution were talking about the rights of individuals, not corporate entities.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: Liberty finds no refuge in a jurisprudence of doubt. Liberty finds no refuge in a jurisprudence of doubt.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: The proper role of the judiciary is one of interpreting and applying the law, not making it. The proper role of the judiciary is one of interpreting and applying the law, not making it.
Sandra Day O'Connor quotes: If statistics are any indication, the system may well be allowing some innocent defendants to be executed. If statistics are any indication, the system may well be allowing some innocent defendants to be executed.