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" My actual statement during the campaign was I want to be the sheriff of Wall Street, Albany and Main Street. I'm going to go after crime and corruption, wherever it is. "
" Every New Yorker has the right to clean air, safe drinking water, and healthy communities to raise their children - and you can rest assured that I will aggressively protect that right, not just on Earth Day, but every day. "
" Exxon Mobil and JPMorgan Chase each made more in profits in the first quarter of 2012 alone than the entire state budget of Montana. Without a doubt, multinational corporations like these have the resources to overwhelm the voices of the people. "
" When a donor is asked to contribute to a group whose innocuous-sounding name makes it appear to be doing work in the public interest, that donor should have a clear picture of where his or her money is going. "
" As the state's top lawyer, I am empowered to protect nonprofit donors from fraudulent solicitations and charitable assets from misuse. "
" The memory of the 146 people who lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist fire stands as a reminder that legal protections and workplace safety standards were won through a long struggle for social justice and at great human cost. "
" In New York, we have laws against defrauding the public, defrauding consumers, defrauding shareholders. "
" Equal justice means that there is not one set of rules for the powerful and another for everyone else. "
" You can't have some institutions that are protected by the law, not allowed to fail, and not held to account, and all the other companies in America are allowed to fail. You can't have equal justice under law and too big to fail. "
" I don't think it's any secret that the public has lost confidence in the state government, and there's a lot of work that needs to be done on issues related to public integrity. "
" I'm going to go after crime and corruption wherever it is. But I did focus particularly on the need to restore public confidence in essential institutions of both the public and private sector. "
" I have the highest possible regard for the district attorneys in the State of New York. "
" Throughout my career, I have made rooting out public corruption a top priority. "
" I am not in the entertainment business; I am in the justice business. "
" If you have faith in the public sector, as I do, you must be the harshest critic of corruption, waste and fraud in government. "
" The credit reporting system suffers from inaccuracy and often from outright injustice. "
" New Yorkers must be able to trust the men and women of the NYPD. They must come forward to report crimes. And they must come forward as witnesses. "
" From the Bronx to Buffalo, cities and towns in New York have been plagued by what are commonly called zombie properties. These are homes that residents abandon - often after they have received a foreclosure notice - which then languish, uncared-for, until the foreclosure process is complete. "
" Gambling is entertainment. People go to casinos to be entertained. "
" Anyone who believes in the essential role government can play in improving people's lives must also be the toughest critics of those who abuse the public trust. "
" Daily fantasy sports is neither victimless nor harmless, and it is clear that DraftKings and FanDuel are the leaders of a massive, multi-billion-dollar scheme intended to evade the law and fleece sports fans across the country. "
" I don't like conflicts of interest; they should be eliminated or disclosed. I believe in transparency: that people have to really not just know but understand what they're buying and selling. "
" No woman should have her personal health care decisions dictated by the religious beliefs of her boss. "
" Morally bankrupt wage practices and laws cannot hold. "
" Daily fantasy sports is much closer to online poker than it is to traditional fantasy sports. "
" A factory-installed security measure - one that phone owners would have to opt out of, rather than opting in - could automatically render purloined devices inoperable on any network, anywhere in the world. No resale value, no thefts. "
" People plead guilty or admit to crimes they didn't commit for various reasons. Certain interrogation procedures produce high rates of false confessions. "
" We're going after the possibilities of tax fraud, insurance fraud, securities fraud. We're going to look at this stuff very closely. We have the jurisdiction, we have the resources, and we have the will. "
" Transformational politics requires us to challenge the way people think about issues, opening their minds to better possibilities. "
" Prosecutors are all used to people who commit fraud making wild accusations when they're caught. "
" As the state's chief law enforcement officer, it's my job to see that perpetrators of fraud are brought to justice. "