Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

Many people fear nothing more terribly than to take a position which stands out sharply and clearly from the prevailing opinion. The tendency of most is to adopt a view that is so ambiguous that it will include everything and so popular that it will include everybody. Not a few men who cherish lofty and […]

We’ve got some difficult days ahead, but it doesn’t matter with me now. Because I’ve been to the mountaintop.

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

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

The old law about “an eye for an eye” leaves everybody blind.

The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.

The word “wait” has been a tranquilizing Thalidomide, giving birth to an ill-formed infant of frustration. Only by following the cause of tender-heartedness can man matriculate into the university of eternal life. Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality, and it cannot be cured by the Vaseline of gradualism.

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

We have now gotten the Negro the right to sit at the lunch counter. We must now get him the wherewithal to buy a hamburger.

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.