The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.
Service is what life is all about.
You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat and struggle for.
I hadn’t planned on going to law school. I wanted to study 19th-century Russian literature.
Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night.
No one, Eleanor Roosevelt said, can make you feel inferior without your consent. Never give it.
If we don’t stand up for children, then we don’t stand for much.
I worry about the kids who have too much. As a parent living in a so-called good neighborhood with children who went to private high school, I found myself spending much time in parent groups worrying about alcohol, unsupervised parties, and parents not being parents.
No person has the right to rain on your dreams.