MLK, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“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.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“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.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“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.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“Capitalism does not permit an even flow of economic resources. With this system, a small privileged few are rich beyond conscience, and almost all others are doomed to be poor at some level. That’s the way the system works. And since we know that the system will not change the rules, we are going to have to change the system.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Martin Luther King Jr

“There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life’s July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“I submit that an individual who breaks a 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.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“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.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.