Extremely Relevant MLK Quotes

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“The time is always right to do what is right.”

“I have decided to stick with love. hate is too great a burden to bear.”

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

“Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.”

“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.

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

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

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

“He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.”

“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.”

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”

“A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan.”

“The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.”

“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.”

“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.”

“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?

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

“Free at last, free at last. Thank God almighty we are free at last.”

 

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