Martin Luther King Jr

1929 - 1968

A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on decisions and love

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on enemies, evil, love, and world

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies-or else? The chain reaction of evil-hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars-must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the abyss of annihilation.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on enemies, force, friendship, and love

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on injustice and justice

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: "Letter from Birmingham Jail," in Why We Can't Wait, 1963.

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on dignity, excellence, humanity, and labor

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on america and language

On blacks in America; A riot is the language of the unheard.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: address at Birmingham AL, news summaries, 31 December 31, 1963.

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on america and language

A riot is the language of the unheard. On blacks in America; address at Birmingham AL

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: news summaries, 31 December 63.

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on action, generations, good, people, repentance, silence, and words

We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: "Letter from Birmingham Jail," in Why We Can't Wait, 1963.

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on confusion, hatred, life, and love

Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on hope and time

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We must use time creatively - and forever realize that the time is always to hope to do great things.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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