When everyone at school is speaking one language, and a lot of your classmates' parents also speak it, and you go home and see that your community is different -there is a sense of shame attached to that. It really takes growing up to treasure the specialness of being different.- Sonia Sotomayor
You know, failure hurts. Any kind of failure stings. If you live in the sting, you will - undoubtedly - fail. My way of getting past the sting is to say no, I'm just not going to let this get me down.- Sonia Sotomayor
There are uses to adversity, and they don't reveal themselves until tested. Whether it's serious illness, financial hardship, or the simple constraint of parents who speak limited English, difficulty can tap unexpected strengths.- Sonia Sotomayor
I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary opportunities and experiences.- Sonia Sotomayor
Wir gebildeten und privilegierten Anwälte sind verpflichtet, diejenigen unserer Gesellschaft zu repräsentieren, die am wenigsten gehört werden, um sicher zu stellen, dass Gerechtigkeit für alle gilt.
We educated, privileged lawyers have a professional and moral duty to represent the underrepresented in our society, to ensure that justice exists for all, both legal and economic justice.- Sonia SotomayorAnwälte