Al Sharpton Quotes

19 Al Sharpton quotes:

"You ought to make one commitment in her name to yourself. You ought to resolve that you are going to do something that makes a difference because we're here because she made a difference."
"We're going to show up and turn around this country. This is not the end of the day, this is the beginning of a regeneration of a movement."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"a shining example of young people's involvement."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"Not only are we now getting convictions of police on misconduct, but actually for the conspiracy. This is a real blow to the blue wall of silence."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Police Quotes
"This is no time for bowing and scraping. This is no time for buck dancing and genuflecting. Our people are dying in Iraq, are being drowned in New Orleans, and you're going to sit around scared?"
"This is not about what party you're part of. This is about right and wrong, ... the conscience of this nation."
"I was very impressed with how mature he was for his age,"
"I wrestled with this, even over the last few days, as I sat and stood and walked in Louisiana, where I saw people ravaged, lives torn. I thought about the fact that we need a man that's strong enough to bring us through 9/11 but compassionate enough that if Katrina hits, will make sure that poor people are not the scapegoats of a natural disaster."
"I do not think the responsible thing to do, as this congressman is doing, is to try and put out a mass panic."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"I cannot imagine where we would have been without BET. Many like me who operate in black America can only get our balanced story told nationally on BET talk shows."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: America Quotes
"I can't see how an unarmed man rejecting a drug deal ended up dead,"
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Man Quotes
"We hope to appeal to all sides to try and have some type of truce or cease-fire. We are not on either side. We are on the side of getting help for the children -- medical care as well for those that have been displaced."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"We want all of these policeman to face justice."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"We blacks had problems in the '60s and we solved them by marching. We've still got problems -- let's march."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Problems Quotes
"Many in our community have to live in fear of both the cops and the robbers. What concrete steps would you take to end police brutality and racial profiling?"
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Community Quotes
"It seemed like what he ignored was the weapons of mass destruction in America -- broken levees in New Orleans are weapons of mass destruction, Mr. Bush."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Don't be hard on yourself about hooting and hollering. If I had spent the money you did and got 18 percent, I'd still be in Iowa hooting and hollering."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Money Quotes
"Rosa Parks is in history because she made this nation deal with changing the laws and policies of this nation unlike anybody else."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: History Quotes
"Somebody had to bring the truth to the doorstep of this president."
Author: Sharpton Quotes Category: Truth Quotes

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