Quotes by 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

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.

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

No person has the right to rain on your dreams.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

The time is always right to do what is right.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Only in the darkness can you see the stars.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

I want to be the white man’s brother, not his brother- in- law.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

The Ultimate measure of a man, is not where he is in times of comfort; but, where he stands in moments of Challenges and Controversy.
– 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.

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 your verb agree to serve…. You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

The difference between a dreamer and a visionary is that a dreamer has his eyes closed and a visionary has his eyes open.
– Martin Luther King Jr

To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Of all the forms of inequality, Injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

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.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.

Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Violence is not only impractical but immoral.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.
– 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.

Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

I am not interested in power for power’s sake, but I’m interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

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 the law.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

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