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 Martin Luther King Jr. - “We will win our freedom because the sacred heritage of our nation and the eternal will of God are embodied in our echoing demands.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but one must take it because it's right.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Even though I have never had an abrupt conversion experience, religion has been real to me and closely knitted to life. In fact the two cannot be separated religion for me is life.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “It is my hope that as the Negro plunges deeper into the quest for freedom and justice he will plunge even deeper into the philosophy of non-violence.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “There was a time when the church was very powerful. It was during that period when the early Christians rejoiced when they were deemed worthy to suffer for what they believed. In those days the church was not merely a thermometer that recorded the ideas and principles of popular opinion it was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society. Whenever the early Christians entered a town the power structure got disturbed and immediately sought to convict them for being 'disturbers of the peace' and 'outside agitators.' But they went on with the conviction that they were 'a colony of heaven,' and had to obey God rather than man. They were small in number but big in commitment. They were too God-intoxicated to be 'astronomically intimidated.' They brought an end to such ancient evils as infanticide and gladiatorial contest.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “A man can't ride your back unless it's bent.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “There is nothing more dangerous than to build a society, with a large segment of people in that society, who feel that they have no stake in it who feel that they have nothing to lose. People who have a stake in their society, protect that society, but when they don't have it, they unconsciously want to destroy it.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “When you are right you cannot be too radical when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “We will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “I still believe that one day mankind will bow before the altars of God and be crowned triumphant over war and bloodshed, and nonviolent redemptive goodwill will proclaim the rule of the land.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “My study of Gandhi convinced me that true pacifism is not nonresistance to evil, but nonviolent resistance to evil. Between the two positions, there is a world of difference. Gandhi resisted evil with as much vigor and power as the violent resister, but True pacifism is not unrealistic submission to evil power. It is rather a courageous confrontation of evil by the power of love....”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon ... which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “I'm grateful to God that, through the Negro church, the dimension of nonviolence entered our struggle.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time the need for mankind to overcome oppression andviolence without resorting to oppression and violence.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “In this Revolution no plans have been written for retreat.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “All men are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality.”

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