Quotes by Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

American preacher

Lived from: 1929 - 1968

Category: Theologians and clergy Country: FlagUnited States

Born: 15 january 1929 Died: 4 april 1968

  • Darkness can not drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
  • Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
  • No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.

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  • Darkness can not drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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  • Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. the foundation of such a method is love.
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  • 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.
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  • Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
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  • In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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  • All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
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  • Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
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  • A riot is the language of the unheard.
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  • Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
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  • Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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  • A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
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  • A riot is at bottom the language of the unheard.
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  • And I believe it because somehow the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice.
    Source: Keep Moving From This Mountain (1965)
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  • At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
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  • Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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  • Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
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  • He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.
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  • Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.
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  • I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
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  • 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.
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