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A march to the sea wouldn't have done Dr. King much good.
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Bill Clinton strikes me as the kind of guy who goes wherever the polls lead him, rather than leading the polls.
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Dr. King used Gandhi's commitment to non-violence and to passive resistance.
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Dr. King's general principles are universal. But the things he confronted took place in another era.
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During my 2004 presidential campaign, I was fond of saying that it was high time for the Christian right to meet the right Christians.
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Evangelicals catapulted George W. Bush back to the White House.
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Everybody grows. And I think everybody has certain turning points.
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How can you give Giuliani credit for community policing when he inherited it? He didn't institute that.
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How do you make things fair?
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I am the youngest candidate in the race with the longest progressive record.
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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.
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I don't think the American voters are that unwise.
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I go to schools today and I'm amazed at how few students are politically involved.
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I grew up in the 1950s and '60s, when it was almost a holiday when a black act would go on Ed Sullivan.
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I had never, until I was 10 years old, lived in a house my parents didn't own.
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I have been guilty of letting ungodly things around me.
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I may not be of King's stature, but I am in his tradition.
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I reflected about in the hospital, after my stabbing, that I should discipline myself.
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I remember seeing Nat King Cole go on. And Ed Sullivan was the epitome of American television at that time.
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I think a lot of people got complacent; they assumed we'd arrived in certain way.
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I think some people got overwhelmed during the Reagan years-they thought they couldn't fight back, that it was useless. People gave up.
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I think the only abuse I got was when I was around 10 and my parents separated. You'd hear the taunts and whispers.
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I very rarely read any fiction. I love biographies; I read about all kinds of people. I love theology and some philosophy.
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I wanted to say to Governor Dean, 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.
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I was able to tear the veil off racism in New York. The civil rights issues of the 1950s and '60s never reached New York as a movement.
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I was in a housing project where people were stacked up on top of one another. I knew that there was a better life than this.
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I was the first candidate to come out against this war, spoke at every anti-war march.
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I was the youth leader of Operation Breadbasket with Jesse Jackson when I was 14.
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I was there during the first elections in South Africa. I watched them take down the apartheid flag and raise the new flag.
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I won vice president of my student body in high school. That doesn't mean anything.
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I would talk to James Brown about a girlfriend, or what clothes to buy.
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I'd never been in a community where the garbage wasn't picked up on time, where the police didn't come if you called.
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I'm a patriot in the truest sense of the word.
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I'm in the race because I believe there needs to be a fundamental shift in the direction of the country.
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I'm reading the Chris Darden book right now. I met him on my book tour, and he gave me a copy of his book.
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I've had to deal with the media in ways he didn't. I'm dealing with different ethnic groups that King didn't have to deal with.
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I've never done anything else in my life other than preach and be an activist. Way before I was known.
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I've seen enough things to know that if you just keep on going, if you turn the corner, the sun will be shining.
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I've seen too much in life to give up.
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If Charlton Heston can have a constitutional right carry a rifle, why can't grandma have a constitutional right to health care?
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If O.J. had been accused of killing his black wife, you would not have seen the same passion stirred up.
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If you can get the proper definition of trouble, then we can find out who the real troublemakers are.
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If you play the theatrics too much, you get in the way of your own cause.
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In the music industry you meet people who just run through towns meeting a woman a day and dropping them like they were Kleenex.
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In the South, blacks were blacks and whites were whites. In the North, blacks are Caribbean, African, Dominican, Southern.
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It seems some have chosen to ignore or have simply forgotten the big-picture vision promoted by Dr. King and his kin.
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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.
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Katherine Harris said, You've got two hours to count the vote. Oops, vote count over.
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Many black kids are killed, but the reason people will remember Howard Beach or Bensonhurst is that we built a movement around it.
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Many of those who preach their limited view of Christianity do so inside so-called megachurches throughout the South.
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Most Americans are not voting at all.
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Mr. President, read our lips. Our votes are not for sale.
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My ministry's always been one of social activism. I think a responsible minister must be at some levels involved in the social order.
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My ordination in the Church of God in Christ was at age 9, and I later became a Baptist minister, which I am today.
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National Action Network, the group I founded, has affiliates or chapters in over 40 cities around the country.
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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.
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One thing people never talked about, after the marches, was how we were able to take such hostility and not respond.
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That was the era I grew up in. Everybody was into something.
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The 2004 election is not just about a new director, it's about a new direction.
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The boxing world is full of all kinds of corruption.
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The right wing always mobilizes around constitutional amendments: the right to bear arms, school prayer.
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The stabbing, for me, was a turning point. It's time to go to the next step.
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The trouble wasn't our protest. The trouble was going into Iraq for weapons we still can't find.
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The United States government has the obligation to educate all young people in this country.
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The United States has got to adopt a policy of befriending and creating allies around the world.
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There wasn't the same culture of meanness that you see today.
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We have defeated Jim Crow, but now we have to deal with his son, James Crow Jr., esquire.
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We must have a president that sees it as his duty to protect the rights of the citizens and open the doors equally toward opportunity.
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We need an amendment that gives us the right to vote protected by the federal government and the Constitution.
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We're not anti-police... we're anti-police brutality.
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We're not willing to give black leaders second chances because, in most cases, we're not willing to give them first chances.
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We're not willing to give them second chances because we're not willing to give them first chances.
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We've got to understand that all of us were in that car.
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What I'm doing now would not have appeared extreme in the 1960s.
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What we were doing is just what King did.
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Whites are Irish, they're Italian, they're Jewish. It's not just black and white like in the South.
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Who defines terrorists? Today's terrorist is tomorrow's friend.
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Why did officers fire 50 rounds at three unarmed men?
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You have more police brutality complaints now than you've had in the past decade.
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You have to always prove yourself, you always have to establish your credentials.
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You sent the Secretary of State to the United Nations showing tapes and audiotapes of things that you've not been able to produce.
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