Martin King Quotes


138 Martin King quotes:



"True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice."
Author: King Quotes Category: Absence Quotes
"The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one."
"Lukewarm acceptance is more bewildering than outright rejection."
Author: King Quotes Category: Acceptance Quotes
"We who in engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive."
"The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society."
Author: King Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people."
"Non violent action, the Negro saw, was the way to supplement, not replace, the progress of change. It was the way to divest himself of passivity with arraying himself in vindictive force."
Author: King Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism."
Author: King Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love."
Author: King Quotes Category: Aggression Quotes
"Life's most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?"
Author: King Quotes Category: American Leader Quotes Altruism Quotes
"Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."
Author: King Quotes Category: American Leader Quotes Altruism Quotes
"No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream."
Author: King Quotes Category: Justice Quotes Dissatisfaction Quotes
"He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it."
Author: King Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"We shall have to repent in this generation , not so much for the evil deeds of the wicked people, but for the appalling silence of the good people"
Author: King Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"One who condones evils is just as guilty as the one who perpetrates it."
Author: King Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"Right defeated is stronger than evil triumphant"
Author: King Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"When evil men plot, good men must plan. When evil men burn and bomb, good men must build and bind. When evil men shout ugly words of hatred, good men must commit themselves to the glories of love."
Author: King Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."
Author: King Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.The Trumpet of Conscience"
Author: King Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"It is a tragic mix-up when the United States spends $500,000 for every enemy soldier killed, and only $53 annually on the victims of poverty."
Author: King Quotes Category: Enemies Quotes



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