Two inspiring, albeit fearsome, ladies to behold, they dished on everything, from moms and careers to life and love (one of these ladies even had a steamy love affair with Marlon Brando), in front a crowd of about 800 people. Their answers? Far from what you expect — they were not shy to admit they made their fair share of mistakes.
Though the event — sponsored by the National Hispana Leadership Institute and the Eva Longoria Foundation — was closed off to reporters that might "inhibit candor or distract from the natural give-and-take," according to the Washington Post, we were able to piece together the best quotes — and advice — of the night, thanks to one of our favorite news sources, Twitter.
Sotomayor on faking it 'til you make it:
#Sotomayor: when you're doing something u don't think u can do, don't play u at that moment- play someone u admire, more than u r— Rebecca Acuna (@racunatx) March 11, 2013
On Latino moms:
Sotomayor on love:
#Sotomayor on real talk w a friend "Ay Sonia, lust is one thing, love is another"— Rebecca Acuna (@racunatx) March 11, 2013
Sotomayor on life:
Moreno on life:
See, they are just like us. Well, almost — not all of us can have passionate affairs with Marlon Brando. Says the West Side Story actress: "We were obsessed with each other." We were, too, Rita...in a love-from-afar, bed-poster kind of way. (Washington Post)
Photo: Courtesy of Washington Post.