"The quixotic desire to do good, be universally fair
and make everybody happy is understandable [...]
There is only one problem with this approach. We are a court."
Justice Janice Brown
(1949-) federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court (1996-2005)
Justice Janice Brown California Supreme Court, quoted in Gathering Mob: Part II by Thomas Sowell