Martin King Quotes

138 Martin King quotes:

"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."
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"Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal."
"At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love."
"The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood."
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"Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress."
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend."
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."
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"The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows."
"There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love."
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"We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies."
"The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people."
"Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal."
"Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see."
"The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality."
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"The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."
"It is incontestable and deplorable that Negroes have committed crimes; but they are derivative crimes. They are born of the greater crimes of the white society."
"The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice."
"I just want to do God's will. And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the Promised Land."
"We are not makers of history. We are made by history."

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