Martin Luther King

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Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

Yes, I see the Church as the body of Christ. But, oh! How we have blemished and scarred that body through social neglect and through fear of being nonconformists.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation when they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Darkness can not drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Negro needs the white man to free him from his fears. The white man needs the Negro to free him from his guilt.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed; We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equalMore Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is my hope that as the Negro plunges deeper into the quest for freedom and justice he will plunge even deeper into the philosophy of non-violence. The Negro all over the South must come to the point that he can say to his white brother: We will match your capacity to inflict suffering with our capacity to endure suffering. We will meet your physical force with soul force. We will not hate you, but we will not obey your evil laws. We will soon wear you down by pure capacity to suffer.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Morality cannot be legislated, but behavior can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We must use time creatively -- and forever realize that the time is always hope to do great things.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The more there are riots, the more repressive actin will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Riots are the voices of the unheard.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We have genuflected before the god of science only to find that it has given us the atomic bomb, producing fears and anxieties that science can never mitigate.More Martin Luther King [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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