Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes


30 Martin Luther King, Jr. quotes:



"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
"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: Greatness 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: Morality Quotes
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom."
"He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it."
"I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live."
"We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive."
"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
"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
"We are not responsible for feeling down"
Author: King Quotes Category: Quotes Quotes
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others? Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little."
Author: King Quotes Category: Service Quotes
"A riot is at bottom the language of the unheard."
"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."
"The more there are riots, the more repressive actin will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society."
"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."
"Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."
"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."
"The question is not whether we will be extremist but what kind of extremist will we be."
"He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love."
Author: King Quotes Category: Inspirational Quotes
"Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows."



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