Martin Luther King Jr Quotes

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"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed - we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."

"Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others."

"If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control."

"I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."

"Nothing pains some people more than having to think."

"Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education."

"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."

"We who in engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive."

"Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people."

"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 urgent question is: what are you doing for others?"

"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear."

"The time is always right to do what is right."

"Let no man pull you so low as to hate him."

"There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love."

"Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase."

"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."
Martin Luther King Jr.
Born: 1929
Died: 1968

Be encouraged by our the words of Martin Luther King Jr. This very famous man had a strong personality and determination.

He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.

He was a civil rights leader, and a Baptist minister and lived in the US. His life ended to early when an assassin's bullet claimed his life in 1968.

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."
Martin Luther King Jr.


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