Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon… which cuts without wounding… It is a sword that heals.

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.

The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that makes all men human, and therefore, brothers.

I cannot sit idly by in Atlanta and not be concerned about what happens in Birmingham. Injustice anywhere is a threat justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable netwrok of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever effects one directly affects all indirectly. Never again can we afford to live with the […]

We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.

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

If a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.

Everything that is done in the world, is done by hope.

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.

Cowardice asks the question, “Is it safe?” Expedience asks the question, “Is it political?” Vanity asks, “Is it popular?” But conscience asks the question, “Is it right?” There comes a time when one must take a position that’s neither safe, nor political, nor popular, but he must make it because his conscience tells him that […]