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.
One tenth of one percent of the population controls more than forty percent of the wealth. Oh America, how often have you taken necessities from the masses to give luxuries to the classes. If you are to be a truly Christian nation you must solve this problem.Martin Luther King Jr.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.Martin Luther King Jr.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.Martin Luther King Jr.
We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.Martin Luther King Jr.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.Martin Luther King Jr.
A riot is the language of the unheard.Martin Luther King Jr.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.Martin Luther King Jr.
Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.Martin Luther King Jr.
Seeing is not always believing.Martin Luther King Jr.
War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow.Martin Luther King Jr.
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.Martin Luther King Jr.
The church must be reminded that it is not the master or servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state.Martin Luther King Jr.