We will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.
Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)
Source: Based on Biblical passage Amos 5:24; speech, 15 June 1963.
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No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.
Source: Speech Washington, D.C., 28 August 1963.
So I'm happy tonight. I'm not worried about anything. I'm not fearing any man. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord!
Source: Address in Memphis the night before his assassination, 3 April 1968.
The arm of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.
Morality cannot be legislated but behavior can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless.
Source: Strength to Love, 1963.
The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
Source: Address at Lincoln Memorial during March on Washington, 28 Aug 63.
The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and, therefore, brothers.
Source: Strength to Love (1963)
All men are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality.
The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
Source: Strength to Love
In this Revolution no plans have been written for retreat.
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