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.As quoted in The Civil Sphere (2006) by Jeffrey C. Alexander, p. 388
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.Martin Luther King Jr.Last paragraph of section III of Antidotes for fear, page 122 (see link at top of the section)
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.Martin Luther King Jr.Martin Luther King, Jr, as quoted in Atlanta Magazine (April 2008)
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.Acceptance speech, Margaret Sanger award in human rights 1966; Lamont Hempil, Sustainable communities.
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