It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.Martin Luther King Jr.
Unlike plagues of the dark ages or contemporary diseases we do not yet understand, the modern plague of overpopulation is soluble by means we have discovered and with resources we possess. What is lacking is not sufficient knowledge of the solution but universal consciousness of the gravity of the problem and education of the billions who are its victims.Martin Luther King Jr.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.Martin Luther King Jr.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.Martin Luther King Jr.
I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.Martin Luther King Jr.
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.Martin Luther King Jr.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.Martin Luther King Jr.
The time is always right to do what is right.Martin Luther King Jr.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.Martin Luther King Jr.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.Martin Luther King Jr.
We know of no more crucial civil rights issue facing Congress today than the need to increase the federal minimum wage and extend its coverage.Martin Luther King Jr.
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood... I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.Martin Luther King Jr.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.Martin Luther King Jr.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.Martin Luther King Jr.
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.Martin Luther King Jr.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.Martin Luther King Jr.
Means we use must be as pure as the ends we seek.Martin Luther King Jr.
Seeing is not always believing.Martin Luther King Jr.
Continue to work with the faith that unearned suffering is redemptive.Martin Luther King Jr.
We may have all come on different ships, but we're all in the same boat now.Martin Luther King Jr.