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More Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes…

  1. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Martin Luther King Jr. “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” 16 April 1963
  2. “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy to a friend.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  3. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  4. “The time is always right to do the right thing.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  5. “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. Strength to Love (1963)“
  6. “Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  7. “If a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.” Speech in Detroit, Michigan on June 23, 1963
  8. “Life’s most persistent and urgent questions is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Martin Luther King Jr.
  9. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  10. “This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant.” Martin Luther King Jr. Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech, December 10, 1964
  11. “I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.” Martin Luther King Jr. Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech, December 10, 1964
  12. “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  13. “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” Martin Luther King Jr. Speech in St. Louis, Missouri, March 22, 1964
  14. “Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  15. “Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  16. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  17. “No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  18. “There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  19. “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.” “I Have a Dream” speech, August 28, 1963
  20. “Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  21. “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”  Martin Luther King Jr. “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” April 16, 1963
  22. “A lie cannot live.”Martin Luther King Jr.
  23. “The day we see the truth and cease to speak is the day we begin to die.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  24. “No person has the right to rain on your dreams.” Martin Luther King Jr.
  25. “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Martin Luther King Jr