Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

Quotes January 15 & 16, 2023

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
The time is always right to do what is right.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
If a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Martin Luther King, Jr.