Martin Luther King Jnr (legendary quotes)
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.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
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.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our Ƒяιєη∂ѕ
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
I submit to you that if a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.