125+ Famous Quotes by Judges

These people are known as the ‘Game Changers. They have brought a handful of justices to this world. They are independent thinkers, and sometimes their opinions were scorned by the majority of people of the court and people outside the court, but they still stuck tight to their course. 

They were responsible for bringing a sense of justice. People often tend to confuse them with lawyers, but they are ‘Judges.’ 


Famous Quotes by Judges

-America believed that the path to progress lies in differentiation. It does not lie in uniformity. This is the belief that contains advanced human happiness and prospered humanity. –Louis D. Brandeis

-Most of the important and worth doing things are announced as impossible even before anyone attempts to do that. –Louis D. Brandeis

-If you are looking for a substitute for initiative and judgment, then the organization is never the answer to that. –Louis D. Brandeis

-We should have a bold mind if we want to be guided in light of reasons. –Louis D. Brandeis

Quotes by Judges

-There are two pillars of democracy. One is equality and the belief that all men and women should have an equal right to liberty, entitlement to life, and pursuit of happiness, and the other one is the conviction that it will make humanity move to a further advanced level. –Louis D. Brandeis 

-Disagreements can speak to a future age. –Ruth Bader Ginsburg 

-You should always fight for the things you love and care about. Make sure you are fighting for it in the right way, and you got people who are supporting you. Because that is important. –Ruth Bader Ginsburg

-It’s not about women’s liberation. It’s about the liberation of both men and women. –Ruth Bader Ginsburg

-You can have it all, but you cannot have it all simultaneously. As I grew up and spent my life span, I knew I had had it all. There will be rough times, but you should never give up. –Ruth Bader Ginsburg

-You should always be aware of how you are taking away hope from another person. –Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. 

-One can pass the inevitable only by putting in the effort. –Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. 

-The world is not as transparent or clear as a piece of crystal; the world is like a skin of thoughts, and the color and contents keep changing from time to time to cope with the circumstances. –Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. 

-Live life like you are painting a picture, not like you are solving a math problem. –Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. 

-If a man ever understands that he is not God, you can call that the greatest act of faith. –Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. 

-Legislative novelty does not have to be fatal as there is always a first time to everything. –John Roberts

-You have to know your rights first in order to fight for them. –John Roberts

-Every child should understand the constitution to make themselves aware of how our government works or to know what rights and responsibilities they have as a citizen of the United States of America. –John Roberts

-People often fail to do things that will be good for them or good for society. Usually, they fail because of their own reasons. –John Roberts

-Each individual must pick their own dreams. One should listen to others and take advice as well but should never become a blind follower. –Thurgood Marshall

-One of the most important works of the Supreme Court is to decide not to decide. It takes a lot of time and effort but the court can do it. –Thurgood Marshall

-This is a great country with imperfections. There are so many things that has to be done to bring reality closer to the democratic theoretical principles. –Thurgood Marshall

Quotes by Judges

-We pay ourselves the highest tribute just to understand the humanity of our fellow human beings. –Thurgood Marshall

-There are only several corrected amendments in this constitution that make it a realistic document of freedom. We black people cherish those amendments because it speaks of decency and fairness that any black person would appreciate. –Thurgood Marshall

-We should never forget our origin, the place where we came from, because that history made us what we are today. –Sonia Sotomayor 

-I never focus on the negative side of anything. It is very important to approach with a positive mind. Look at the bright side always. –Sonia Sotomayor

-Our gender and origin of nationality always make a difference in judging. No matter where it is born, it might bear the experience of inherent psychological or cultural differences but that does not matter at all. –Sonia Sotomayor

-People tend to apply the law to facts, but they should be applying feelings to facts. –Sonia Sotomayor

-We live to give respect and honor to the constitution. We shall never turn in down, disrespect it or bend it in any circumstances. –Sonia Sotomayor

-It is my belief that every person has the potential and equal opportunity to become wise and good and be the judge of themselves regardless of the background they come from and the life experiences that person achieved. –Sonia Sotomayor

-We are the judges, and once in our lifetime, we encounter that one case that deeply touches our passion. We shall remain impartial, and that is the real struggle. –Sonia Sotomayor

-Nobody ever looks forward to controversy, never! –Sonia Sotomayor

-You should always help your children to achieve things that are important to them and that they dream for. If they start marching in a different path, you should not pull them back; you should go along with them. –Sonia Sotomayor

-It is very important to keep an open mind while working on cases. I prefer doing this and learning something new from each case I work on. –Sonia Sotomayor

-We shall start dealing with the biggest issue, which is global warming. It is significant right now. –Brett Kavanaugh

-The judicial philosophy is pretty much straightforward. At least, it is to me. –Brett Kavanaugh

-I always tried to create a bond with my daughters just like my father had a bond with me. –Brett Kavanaugh

-There is only one kind of judge under our constitution. That is known as the independent kind. –Brett Kavanaugh

-The impeachment process is available for the president if he does something dastardly. –Brett Kavanaugh

-There are no shortcuts in doing a good job. –Sandra Day O’Connor 

-Family responsibilities and concerns make you a better person and help you understand human psychology. –Sandra Day O’Connor

-The court had no hostility back when I started my career here. –Sandra Day O’Connor

-I always try to bring an understanding of a woman to the court, but the thing is, sometimes it puts me into doubt that alone will affect my decisions. –Sandra Day O’Connor

-The power and confidence I endeavor at the court come from my power of arguments; it does not come from my gender or something else. –Sandra Day O’Connor

-Young women nowadays should learn to appreciate the real battles more because those battles took women where they are now. They should have a look through the pages of history and be grateful. –Sandra Day O’Connor

-A woman should be educated because the more her education and knowledge is, the wider the gap in earnings between men and women in the same field. –Sandra Day O’Connor

-Usually, citizens don’t understand how the government works. They are so busy criticizing the government they often forget what they can do. –Sandra Day O’Connor

-Our constitution and government systems are very complex, and every new generation needs to be taught this. –Sandra Day O’Connor

-Voting is one of the most important rights of a citizen. The problem is that people vote but don’t want to be a part of it. Citizens need to learn how to be a part of it. –Sandra Day O’Connor

Quotes by Judges

-Men were made for society. They can’t live alone and don’t even have the courage to do so. –William Blackstone

-No innocent person should suffer because of the judge, law, or constitution. –William Blackstone

-The fundamental principle of the the English constitution is that the king is always right and can’t do anything wrong. –William Blackstone

-The protection of the privacy rights of every single person is the most important judicial thing to do now. There can be nothing greater than the public good. 

-Slaves don’t have arms. Independent and free persons do have arms. –William Blackstone

-Constitution is not about power but the limitations that surround it. –Roy Moore

-The role of a church and the role of a state should never be the same. They should always be different. –Roy Moore

-Government’s main and only job is to preserve our rights. –Roy Moore

-People have to keep fighting for their beliefs. –Roy Moore

-Acknowledgement of God and worshiping religion are both completely different. –Roy Moore

-People might object your opinion, but they will never object to your judgments or opinions as a judge. –Roy Moore 

-God has given you the rights, and no man or law or the constitution has the power to take them away from you. –Roy Moore

-Rights are made by God, not by humans. –Roy Moore

-Government gives you rights but don’t forget they can take them away from you as well. –Roy Moore

-Constitution was created to maintain the balance between power and system because men tend to run behind power and do anything to achieve that, but when they finally get there, they don’t know what to do with this. –Roy Moore

-The whole basis of the constitution is the restriction of power and creating of something which every authority and individual must follow. –Roy Moore

-No judge can tell me how to arrange and control my belief. –Roy Moore

-One should never limit one’s future. It is inappropriate in the long run. –Roy Moore

-The owners of the country must govern it. –John Jay

-Inspiration is much greater than technique and mechanism. –Benjamin N. Cardozo

-We cannot apply laws that are not written in the constitution. –John Paul Stevens

-As a citizen, I always avoid commenting on political issues. –John Paul Stevens

-I love playing ping pong once in a while just to calm my mind. –John Paul Stevens

-Public affairs have a duty to act impartially. –John Paul Stevens

-Money is not speech, but it is often used as finance speech. –John Paul Stevens

-You should hang them first and then put them for a trial. –Roy Bean 

-Good law often requires common sense. –William O. Douglas

-It’s important for every people that the law must protect their liberty. –Stephen Breyer

Quotes by Judges

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