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I was the first candidate to come out against this war,
by Al Sharpton

I was the first candidate to come out against this war,
spoke at every anti-war march.
- Al Sharpton

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

I've seen enough things to know that if you just keep on going,
if you turn the corner, the sun will be shining.
- Al Sharpton

One of the reasons I get so much joy out of my own
children's childhoods is that I'm having my first childhood myself.
- Al Sharpton

 

My ministry's always been one of social activism.
I think a responsible minister must be at some levels
involved in the social order.
- Al Sharpton

If you can get the proper definition of trouble,
then we can find out who the real troublemakers are.
- Al Sharpton

My ordination in the Church of God in Christ was at age 9,
and I later became a Baptist minister,
which I am today.
- Al Sharpton

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How do you make things fair?
- Al Sharpton

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

The United States has got to adopt a policy of befriending
and creating allies around the world.
- Al Sharpton

The United States government has the obligation to
educate all young people in this country.
- Al Sharpton

I won vice president of my student body in high school.
That doesn't mean anything.
- Al Sharpton

I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me.
She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker,
put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways
in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table.
But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that
life is about not where you start,
but where you're going.
That's family values.
- Al Sharpton

We're not anti-police...
we're anti-police brutality.
- Al Sharpton

Who defines terrorists? Today's terrorist is tomorrow's friend.
- Al Sharpton

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

National Action Network, the group I founded,
has affiliates or chapters in over 40 cities around the country.
- Al Sharpton

If Charlton Heston can have a constitutional right carry a rifle,
why can't grandma have a constitutional right to health care?
- Al Sharpton

Evangelicals catapulted George W. Bush back to the White House.
- Al Sharpton

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

We're not willing to give black leaders second chances because,
in most cases, we're not willing to give them first chances.
- Al Sharpton

If you play the theatrics too much, you get in the way of your own cause.
- Al Sharpton

James Brown became my father.
He would talk to me the way a father talked to a son.
He became the father I never had.
- Al Sharpton

I very rarely read any fiction.
I love biographies; I read about all kinds of people.
I love theology and some philosophy.
- Al Sharpton

I was there during the first elections in South Africa.
I watched them take down the apartheid flag and raise the new flag.
- Al Sharpton

I'm a patriot in the truest sense of the word.
- Al Sharpton

The dream was not to put one black family in the White house,
the dream was to make everything equal in everybody's house.
- Al Sharpton

It seems some have chosen to ignore or have simply
forgotten the big-picture vision promoted by Dr. King and his kin.
- Al Sharpton

We need an amendment that gives us the right to vote
protected by the federal government and the Constitution.
- Al Sharpton

I grew up in the 1950s and '60s, when it was almost
a holiday when a black act would go on Ed Sullivan.
- Al Sharpton

The boxing world is full of all kinds of corruption.
- Al Sharpton

I've never done anything else in my life other than
preach and be an activist.
Way before I was known.
- Al Sharpton

The right wing always mobilizes around constitutional amendments:
the right to bear arms,
school prayer.
- Al Sharpton

We have defeated Jim Crow, but now we have to deal with his son,
James Crow Jr., esquire.
- Al Sharpton

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

If O.J.
had been accused of killing his black wife,
you would not have seen the same passion stirred up.
- Al Sharpton

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

It is true that Mr. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation,
after which there was a commitment to give 40 acres and a mule.
That's where the argument, to this day,
of reparations starts.
We never got the 40 acres.
We went all the way to Herbert Hoover,
and we never got the 40 acres.
We didn't get the mule.
So we decided we'd ride this donkey as far as it would take us.
- Al Sharpton

The promise of America is one immigration policy for
all who seek to enter our shores,
whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada,
there must be one set of rules for everybody.
We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act
as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior.
We cannot look at the Latino community and preach "one language."
No one gave them an English test before they sent them
to Iraq to fight for America.
- Al Sharpton

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

Let him that would move the world first move himself.
- Socrates

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines


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