101 Powerful Martin Luther King jr. Quotes – Mlk Quotes

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Martin Luther King Jr. ( Mlk Quotes ) On Life

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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martin luther king jr.Quotes

I have decided to stick to love…Hate is too great a burden to bear. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. – Mlk

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. – Mlk

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

But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars. – Mlk

Let no man pull you so low as to hate him. – Martin Luther King Jr

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right. – Mlk Quotes

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. – Mlk

“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.

Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education. – 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 verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. – Martin Luther

We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience. – Martin

No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for. – Luther King Jr.

A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude. – King Jr.

If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as a Michaelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well. – Luther King Jr.

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

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes On Love

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.

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes On Love
Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes On 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.

There comes a time when silence is betrayal. – 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.

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal. – 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.

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

As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation — either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. – Martin Luther King, Jr

People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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

One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. – Martin Luther King Jr.

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people. – Martin Luther

the time is always right to do the right thing – Martin Luther King Jr.

There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love. – King Jr.

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others? – Mlk Quotes

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. – Martin Luther

If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way – King Jr.

I Have A Dream Speech Quotes By Mlk

Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it – Martin Luther King

The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence. -Martin Luther King Jr.

I Have A Dream Speech Quotes
I Have A Dream Speech Quotes

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy to a friend – Luther King Jr. On Love

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: ‘If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?’ But…the good Samaritan reversed the question: ‘If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him? – Mlk On Life

Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last. – Martin

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.

True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring – Mlk

Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. – King Jr.

Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars… Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. – 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. – Mlk

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. – Mlk Quotes

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. – Martin Luther

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. – Martin

Lightning makes no sound until it strikes. – Martin Luther King Jr

Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane. – Mlk

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 – Mlk

No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. – Mlk

We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers. – Mlk

Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service. – Martin King

Famous Mlk Quotes About Justice

The greatest purveyor of violence in the world : My own Government, I can not be Silent. – luther

Mlk Quotes About Justice
Mlk Quotes About Justice

The day we see the truth and cease to speak is the day we begin to die – Martin Luther King Jr.

We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there “is” such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive action. – Martin Quotes

It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps. – Luther Quotes

If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream. – King

Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war. – MlkReturning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that. – Quotes By Mlk

Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream. – Mlk

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. – Mlk

We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now. – Martin Quotes

There is no gain without struggle. – Mlk

It is cheerful to God when you rejoice or laugh from the bottom of your heart. – Mlk

A right delayed is a right denied. – Martin Luther

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important. – Mlk

The question is not if we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be. The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists. – Mlk

I became convinced that noncooperation with evil is as much a moral obligation as is cooperation with good. – Mlk

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