Martin King Quotes

138 Martin King quotes:

"A good many observers have remarked that if equality could come at once the Negro would not be ready for it. I submit that the white American is even more unprepared."
Author: King Quotes Category: Equality Quotes
"You have more to fear from those who think they know you,Than from those who know they dont."
Author: King Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear."
Author: King Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"Hatred paralyses life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it."
Author: King Quotes Category: Famous Quotes
"Morality cannot be legislated but behavior can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless."
Author: King Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"Seeing is not always believing."
"The multitude of books is a great evil. There is no limit to this fever for writing."
"Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love"
Author: King Quotes Category: College Quotes
"Compassion and nonviolence help us to see the enemy's point of view, to hear their questions, to know their assessment of ourselves. For from their point of view we may indeed see the basic weaknesses of our own condition, and if we are mature, we may learn and grow and profit from the wisdom of the brothers and sisters who are called the opposition"
Author: King Quotes Category: Compassion Quotes
"I have a dream, that one day all three of my children will one day, grow up in a society where they are not judged by their race, but by their character."
Author: King Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"Success, recognition, and conformity are the bywords of the modern world where everyone seems to crave the anesthetizing security of being identified with the majority."
Author: King Quotes Category: Conformity Quotes
"Cowardice asks the question, 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question, 'Is it politic?' But conscience asks the question, 'Is it right?' And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but because conscience tells one it is right."
Author: King Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"Now is the time to make real the promise of democracy."
Author: King Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"Darkness is only driven out with light, not more darkness."
Author: King Quotes Category: Darkness Quotes
"We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly."
Author: King Quotes Category: Destiny Quotes
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."
"Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality."
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
"Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him."
"We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."

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