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06/25/2013 02:11 pm ET Updated Jun 25, 2013

Sonia Sotomayor Quotes: The Justice's Most Memorable Words

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Sonia Sotomayor's Memorable Quotes

The verdict is in, the jury has decided it’s time to celebrate Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s birthday!

There’s not doubt these are busy times for the Supreme Court -- as they rule on everything from Affirmative Action to California’s Prop 8 -- but it doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten that today is the day Justice Sotomayor turns 59. Happy Birthday Sonia!

As an homage to the first Hispanic Justice to be nominated onto the Supreme Court, we’ve compiled some of Sonia Sotomayor’s most memorable quotes.

Take a look at the slideshow above and send your birthday wishes in the comments below.

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