This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.
I think our vision heretofore has been and should continue to be to have Cardozo be the kind of law school that we can be proud of. I would like to see it gain recognition as one of the three best law schools in New York City.
To be weak, and to know it, is something of a punishment for a proud man.
We’re going through the Olympics. We’re watching women working as teams. We’re watching men working as teams. We’re watching all working as teams. We’re proud of men and women getting medals. That’s how the Navy should be working.
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
Words cannot describe the indignation a proud woman feels for her sex in disfranchisement.
It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine himself pleasing to all when he is in reality a universal nuisance.
You go through the Civil Rights struggle, everybody knew the songs – ‘We shall overcome.’ Everybody would sing it. Music helped us. James Brown, ‘Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud.’ They helped black people figure out how to navigate what was a very treacherous place in America for them.
I am proud to stand with the millions of women and men who recognize that our government should legislate according to the reality of our lives – not for ideology.
From an early period, I had the happiness to rank among the foremost in the American Revolution. In the affection and confidence of the people, I am proud to say, I have a great share.