I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble.
– Helen Keller
A chief justice’s authority is really quite limited, and the dynamic among all the justices is going to affect whether he can accomplish much or not. There is this convention of referring to the Taney Court, the Marshall Court, the Fuller Court, but a chief justice has the same vote that everyone else has.
– John Roberts