We stated openly that Steven Pagones, the assistant district attorney, did it. His lawyers say he may or may not sue us. If we're lying, sue us, so we can go into court with you and prove you did it.
The Richard Bey Show (31 March 1988), accusing Pagones in the alleged gang rape of Tawana Brawley; The Brawley case was later dropped and Pagones sued Sharpton successfully for defamation.
[He] didn't bring us together, our pain brought us together... We would have come together if Bozo was the mayor.Al Sharpton
"What’s wrong with denouncing white interlopers?"Al Sharpton
Though there were over 200 policemen standing around, none of them made a move to grab him.Al Sharpton
Crime is going down everywhere but in the New York City Police Department.Al Sharpton
When he said he was going to stop the march and called it a hate march, I think that was very provocative. The Mayor's statements have created a climate that could possibly lead to some kind of confrontation.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
Now that they have achieved the capture of Hussein, they should appeal to the UN to come in with a multilateral redevelopment plan. This is all the more reason this war should come to an immediate end.Al Sharpton
Clearly, [President Bush] lied. Now if he is an unconscious liar, and doesn't realize when he's lying, then we're really in trouble.Al Sharpton
They tried to say that being gay is a sin, and I said that adultery is a sin. Adultery is responsible for breaking up more marriages, but do we put that in the Constitution? It’s absurd.Al Sharpton
I want his children to know: wasn't anything strange about your daddy. It was strange what your daddy had to deal with.Al Sharpton
If Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house.Al Sharpton
I'll know how outraged I am when I know how many black people were on those flights.Al Sharpton
"There is a systemic and methodical strategy to eliminate our people from doing business off 125th Street. I want to make it clear ... that we will not stand by and allow them to move this brother so that some white interloper can expand his business."Al Sharpton