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16 Quotes From Martin Luther King Jr That Changed The World

Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the world's best examples of perseverance, understanding and love. Thanks to his tireless sacrifices, the world was largely loosed from the strangling grip of racism.

"God called the grandson of a slave on his father’s side, and the grandson of a man born during the Civil War on his mother’s side, and said to him: Martin Luther, speak to America about war and peace; about social justice and racial discrimination; about its obligation to the poor; and about nonviolence as a way of perfecting social change in a world of brutality and war."

- Benjamin Mays, Eulogy of Martin Luther King Jr. April, 1968

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16 Quotes From Martin Luther King Jr That Changed The World

  1. 16 Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr. That Changed The World
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  3. "God called the grandson of a slave on his father’s side, and the grandson of a man born during the Civil War on his mother’s side, and said to him: Martin Luther, speak to America about war and peace; about social justice and racial discrimination; about its obligation to the poor; and about nonviolence as a way of perfecting social change in a world of brutality and war." - Benjamin Mays, Eulogy of Martin Luther King Jr. April, 1968
  4. 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.” Tweet this Powered by Quotery.com
  5. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” Powered by Quotery.com Tweet this
  6. If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” Tweet this Powered by Quotery.com
  7. We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Powered by Quotery.com Tweet this
  8. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education.” Tweet this Powered by Quotery.com
  9. Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” Powered by Quotery.com Tweet this
  10. In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Tweet this Powered by Quotery.com
  11. Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.” Powered by Quotery.com Tweet this
  12. We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.” Tweet this Powered by Quotery.com
  13. That old law about “an eye for an eye” leaves everybody blind.” Powered by Quotery.com Tweet this
  14. No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.” Tweet this Powered by Quotery.com
  15. We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” Powered by Quotery.com Tweet this
  16. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” Tweet this Powered by Quotery.com
  17. Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'” Powered by Quotery.com Tweet this
  18. He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.” Tweet this Powered by Quotery.com
  19. Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.” Powered by Quotery.com Tweet this
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Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the world's best examples of perseverance, understanding and love. Thanks to his tireless sacrifices, the world was largely loosed from the strangling grip of racism. "God called the grandson of a slave on his father’s side, and the grandson of a man born during the Civil War on his mother’s side, and said to him: Martin Luther, speak to America about war and peace; about social justice and racial discrimination; about its obligation to the poor; and about nonviolence as a way of perfecting social change in a world of brutality and war." - Benjamin Mays, Eulogy of Martin Luther King Jr. April, 1968

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