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It is not enough to say, 'We must not wage war.' It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it. We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war, but on the positive affirmation of peace.


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We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the su...
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Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. Indeed, it is a weapon unique in history, which cuts with...
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Means we use must be as pure as the ends we seek.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances ...
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they ...
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Since being in India, I am more convinced than ever before that the method of nonviolent resistance ...
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what ...
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence...
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
A true revolution of values will soon cause us to question the fairness and justice of many of our p...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive, is devoid of the power to love.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives ...
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely e...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Lukewarm acceptance is more bewildering than outright rejection.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead,...
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society...shot down on the battlef...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad ...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
everyone can be great because everyone can serve
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the pe...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. ...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Three hundred years of humiliation, abuse and deprivation cannot be expected to find voice in a whis...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
But today our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain ...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wiel...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
When evil men plot, good men must plan. When evil men burn and bomb, good men must build and bind. W...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the dange...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Carve a tunnel of hope through the dark mountain of disappointment.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral; returning violence with violenc...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or ...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
the time is always right to do the right thing
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it comes to see that an edifice which prod...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Today we know with certainty that segregation is dead. The only question remaining is how costly wil...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Justice denied anywhere diminishes justice everywhere.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
I said to my children, 'I'm going to work and do everything that I can do to see that you get a good...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
There is nothing but a lack of social vision to prevent us from paying an adequate wage to every Ame...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
A good many observers have remarked that if equality could come at once the Negro would not be ready...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
There is nothing more dangerous than to build a society with a large segment of people in that socie...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is de...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Compassion and nonviolence help us to see the enemy's point of view, to hear their questions, to kno...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
To be a Negro in America is to hope against hope.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.