Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. is most famous for his Civil Rights activism and leadership. He is known for leading a non-violent revolution across the United States, especially in the South and in Washington, DC. After he helped end segregation, little is talked about MLK Jr's life in schools. However, he continued his work as a Civil Rights activist by trying to get more worker's rights. Read some of MLK's greatest quotes below.
All men are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.
Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true.
Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.
All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
Strength to Love
I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Speech in Detroit, June 23, 1963
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.
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