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Al Sharpton

American,  Activist
Total Quotes : 87
Fact Chubby Could

As a kid who grew up chubby, I just marveled at the fact that I could be thin.

- Al Sharpton

Kind Rather Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton strikes me as the kind of guy who goes wherever the polls lead him, rather than leading the polls.

- Al Sharpton

Here Desperate Methods

Countries around the world have their own immigration laws and methods of dealing with a recurring theme: desperate people searching for peace from volatile parts of the world. And nations everywhere thrive and prosper from the contributions of immigrants and the children of immigrants - including right here in the U.S.

- Al Sharpton

King Non-Violence Used

Dr. King used Gandhi's commitment to non-violence and to passive resistance.

- Al Sharpton

Up Give Too

I've seen too much in life to give up.

- Al Sharpton

I Am Lost Actually

I actually lost more weight than I am!

- Al Sharpton

Fair Things How

How do you make things fair?

- Al Sharpton

King Took Another

Dr. King's general principles are universal. But the things he confronted took place in another era.

- Al Sharpton

Double Always Beat

I always beat the sun up in the morning. It's the secret to why I'm double trouble.

- Al Sharpton

Existence Undeniable Our

As I often say, we have come a long way from the days of slavery, but in 2014, discrimination and inequality still saturate our society in modern ways. Though racism may be less blatant now in many cases, its existence is undeniable.

- Al Sharpton

Peers Been Surrounded

I could have easily been a statistic. Growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., it was easy - a little too easy - to get into trouble. Surrounded by poor schools, lack of resources, high unemployment rates, poverty, gangs and more, I watched as many of my peers fell victim to a vicious cycle of diminished opportunities and imprisonment.

- Al Sharpton

Listening Kid Knew

I knew from the age of four that I wanted to preach. I didn't even consider it strange that grown people were listening to this kid preaching until I was around thirteen. I have never believed in limitations.

- Al Sharpton

Happen Access Same Time

I can call a march, and thousands come out, and I happen to have access to the White House at the same time.

- Al Sharpton

Asking Belly Tabloid

I could take all the cartoons in the tabloid newspapers, but I couldn't take my daughter punching me in the belly and asking why I was so fat. That was my inspiration to lose the weight. And probably the last time anyone hurt my feelings.

- Al Sharpton

Democratic Party Moved

I do believe the Democratic party has moved far to the right. I do believe that the party has a bunch of elephants running around in donkey clothes.

- Al Sharpton

College Week Been

As I stood and gave the eulogy for young Michael Brown last week, I kept thinking about the fact that this child should have been in college instead of laying in a coffin.

- Al Sharpton

Right Christians Fond

During my 2004 presidential campaign, I was fond of saying that it was high time for the Christian right to meet the right Christians.

- Al Sharpton

Been Day One Ferguson

Demonstrations must be dignified and nonviolent, as the overwhelming protests in Ferguson and Staten Island have been. Do not confuse anarchists who don't want the system to work and thugs who want to exploit a situation with the majority who from day one have operated with impeccable nonviolence and clear goals.

- Al Sharpton

Death Deal Larger

Following Michael Brown's death, I went to Ferguson and met with his parents. I stood with them as they tried to hold their heads high and deal with both their immense loss and the larger issues of police-community relations.

- Al Sharpton

Area Appointments Impacted

Everything from who sits on your local board of education to the prosecutors and judicial appointments in your area and much more are all impacted by who holds political office.

- Al Sharpton