"You did a beautiful job. Please don't let this make you lose faith in our system. Please don't let this deter you from doing the job you are so qualified to do."
--Chief prosecutor Marcia Clark, thanking her staff
"We came here in search of justice. You'll have to be the judges. I'm not sure whether any of us found it."
--Prosecutor Christopher A. Darden
"But it was clear ... that this was an emotional trial. Apparently, their decision was based on emotion that overcame the reason."
--District Atty. Gil Garcetti
"Last June 13th was the worst nightmare of my life, adn this is the second."
--Fred Goldman, father of Ron Goldman
"It's awesome. Justice has been served, I guess. Whether it's equal justice, I don't know."
--Councilman Richard Alatorre
"I'm not shocked, but I'm dismayed."
--Former Police Chief Daryl F. Gates