10 Quotes to Honor the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom."
"True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice."
"These are the times for real choices and not false ones. We are at the moment when our lives must be placed on the line if our nation is to survive its own folly. Every man of humane convictions must decide on the protest that best suits his convictions, but we must all protest."
“There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.”
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."
“Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”
"We shall match your capacity to inflict suffering by our capacity to endure suffering. We will meet your physical force with soul force. Do to us what you will. And we shall continue to love you."
"Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed."
"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."
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."