sandra day oconnor

Found 150 thoughts of sandra day oconnor

What was a problem was the excessive amount of media attention to the appointment of the first woman and everything she did. Everywhere that Sandra went, the press was sure to go. And that got tiresome; it was stressful.

Sandra Day O'Connor

I don't know that there are any short cuts to doing a good job.

Sandra Day O'Connor

Each of us brings to our job, whatever it is, our lifetime of experience and our values.

Sandra Day O'Connor

My concern was whether I could do the job of a justice well enough to convince the nation that my appointment was the right move.

Sandra Day O'Connor

I wanted to be a cattle rancher when I was young, because it was what I knew and I loved it.

Sandra Day O'Connor

Most high courts in other nations do not have discretion, such as we enjoy, in selecting the cases that the high court reviews. Our court is virtually alone in the amount of discretion it has.

Sandra Day O'Connor

The abortion cases produced an enormous amount of mail to my chambers, vastly more than to the other chambers, I am sure. I sometimes thought there wasn't a woman in the United States who didn't write me a letter on one side or the other of that issue.

Sandra Day O'Connor

There was no hostility at the court when I arrived.

Sandra Day O'Connor

Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty - one, perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury to passengers or damage to goods. Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents of other member nations in resolving issues.

Sandra Day O'Connor

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

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.

Paulo Coelho

May the sun shine all day long, everything go right and nothing wrong. May those you love bring love back to you, and may all the wishes you wish come true!

Irish Blessings

I live my life day by day, and that's how I continue to live it.

Naomi Campbell

Don't corral me, and I'll always come home. Just let me go out and play during the day.

Sandra Bullock

I'm very much an optimist. I don't think I could do my work if I didn't believe there was some kind of hope for humanity.

Sandra Bernhard

I can't climb very seriously now but I was a bit of a freak.

Robin Day

The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you'll grow out of it.

Doris Day

As a working actor, all I want to do is work. That's it. It's terrifying when you don't work. It's very hard when you don't work. There have been times when I've been out of work for like six months. I feel theatre to me is like manna.

Sandra Oh

We have no right to luxuries while the poor want bread.

Thomas Day

We used to get published a lot. And there was this vodka advertisement... it embarrassed me a lot afterwards.

Robin Day
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