Martin King Quotes

138 Martin King quotes:

"Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted."
"The time is always right to do what is right."
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."
"A riot is the language of the unheard."
"There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth."
"The Negro needs the white man to free him from his fears. The white man needs the Negro to free him from his guilt."
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."
"An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity."
"A man can't ride your back unless it's bent."
"That old law about 'an eye for an eye' leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing."
"I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law."
"Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them."
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"We must use time creatively."
"Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better."
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"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
"If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live."
"A lie cannot live."
"Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think."
"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear."
"Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man."

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