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 Martin Luther King Jr. - “We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Now, I say to you today my friends, even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.'”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “It is incontestable and deplorable that Negroes have committed crimes but they are derivative crimes. They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Darkness can not drive out darkness only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “If the cruelties of slavery could not stop us, the opposition we now surely fail. ... Because the goal of America is freedom, abused and scorned tho' we may be, our destiny is tied up with America's destiny.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “We must constantly build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “We have waited for more than three hundred and forty years for our constitutional and God-given rights.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “If a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Of course, there is nothing new about this kind of civil disobedience. It was seen sublimely in the refusal of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego to obey the laws of Nebuchadnezzar because a higher moral law was involved. It was practiced superbly by the early Christians who were willing to face hungry lions and the excruciating pain of chopping blocks, before submitting to certain unjust laws of the Roman empire.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Yes, I see the Church as the body of Christ. But, oh How we have blemished and scarred that body through social neglect and through fear of being nonconformists.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state. It must be the guide and the critic of the state, and never its tool.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “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. - “We cannot be truly Christian people so long as we flaunt the central teachings of Jesus brotherly love and the Golden Rule.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, we were here. Before the pen of Jefferson etched across the pages of history the majestic words of the Declaration of Independence, we were here.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “We may have all come on different ships, but we are in the same boat now.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse. The true with the false and the false with the true.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed 'We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal.'”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Riots are the language of the unheard.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”
 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. - “I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.”
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.”

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