• Top 15 Best Martin Luther King Jr Quotes And Sayings

Top 15 Best Martin Luther King Jr Quotes And Sayings

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (15 January 1929 – 4 April 1968) was an American Baptist minister, doctor, civil rights activist, and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize of 1964. He was the husband of Coretta Scott King, and father of Yolanda King and Martin Luther King III.

Top 15 Best Martin Luther King Jr Quotes And Sayings:

Martin Luther King Jr Quotes

Martin Luther King Jr Quotes

1. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.

― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

 

2. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

3. Everybody can be great ... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

4. Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars... Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

5. No person has the right to rain on your dreams.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

6. The time is always right to do what is right.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

7. There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

8. Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

9. Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

10. Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

11. People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they have not communicated with each other.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

12. 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.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

13. Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

14. Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

15. I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.

― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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