American Leader Quotes


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"Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see."
"When the congregation becomes the norm by which sermons are measured, a minister has put a mortgage on his soul."
"The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation."
"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."
"True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be."
"Nature is the glass reflecting God, as by the sea reflected is the sun, too glorious to be gazed on in his sphere."
"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."
"Love is the outreach of self toward completion."
"The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice."
"The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one."
"God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty."
"Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up."
"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."
"Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted."
"May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right."
"Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it."
"The time is always right to do what is right."
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."


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