The best Quotes by Martin Luther King

The best Quotes by Martin Luther King

Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
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It's better to be hated for what you are, than to be loved for what you're not.
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I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
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In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not yet learned the simple art of living together as brothers.
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We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning 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.
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We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
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Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
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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.
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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
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We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Rede in St. Louis
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True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
during Montgomery Bus Boycotts
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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
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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 today.
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Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
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I say to you that our goal is freedom, and I believe we are going to get there because however much she strays away from it, the goal of America is freedom.
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Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
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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.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
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.
A riot is the language of the unheard.
Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.

Quotes about Martin Luther King

Lazarus: "Took a whole lot of tryin, just to get up that hill, but now we up in the big leagues."
Alpa Chino: "That's the theme songs from The Jeffersons."
Lazarus: "Just 'cause it's a theme song doesn't mean it's not true."
Kirk Lazarus in Tropic Thunder
If Martin Luther King were alive today, he would probably watch the news and go, "let me be more specific about this dream I had."
My daddy, Rev. A. D. King, my granddaddy, Martin Luther King, Senior - we are a family of faith, hope and love.
The Civil Rights Movement, it wasn't just a couple of, you know, superstars like Martin Luther King. It was thousands and thousands - millions, I should say - of people taking risks, becoming leaders in their community.

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Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress? All of them realize that, one day, amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one who rises against them and strikes back!
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Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
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Sometimes, strangers can become more like family than blood ever could.
I used to say I live my life a quarter mile at a time and I think that's why we were brothers - because you did too. No matter where you are, whether it's a quarter mile away or half way across the world, you'll always be with me. And you'll always be my brother.
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I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.
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If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don’t care for human beings.
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Justice comes from vengeance but justice only breeds more vengeance.
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This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!
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Yeah. But seriously, a nutless monkey could do your job.
Les Grossman in Tropic Thunder
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I have a dream that America will pray and God will forgive us our sins.
For a long time on Earth humans didn't worship good gods; that's a new idea. The ancient Greek gods, the Hindu gods, are fairly amoral, most of them. We get stuck when we insist that God be both good and all-powerful.
Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you'll never make it through the night.
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