“If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity”

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.

“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.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that”

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.

The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see”

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.

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope”

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.

“If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values – that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

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