Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes.
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.
The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
To ignore evil is to become an accomplice to it.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace.
That old law about ‘an eye for an eye’ leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.
The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.