Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes


30 Martin Luther King, Jr. quotes:



"Intelligence plus character is the true meaning of education."
Author: King Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Now, I say to you today my friends, even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: -- we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."
Author: King Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well."
"Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it."
Author: King Quotes Category: Cute Love Quotes
"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed; We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal…"
Author: King Quotes Category: Equality Quotes
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
"We have guided missiles and misguided men."
"Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."
"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom."
"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."
"He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it."
"Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows."
"I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live."
"I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land."
"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation."
"A riot is at bottom the language of the unheard."
"I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law."
"If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control."
"One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law."



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