Martin Luther King Jr

1929 - 1968

A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on aggression, conflict, evolution, love, and revenge

Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr.

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on guidance, men, power, science, and spirituality

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: 1965

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on life and questions

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Everything we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: The Measure of the Man, 1958.

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on good, people, and understanding

Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.

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 day, life, and silence

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on character, colors, contentment, day, judgment, and people

I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on character, children, colors, contentment, day, dreams, judgment, and nations

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: Speech, June 15, 1963, at civil rights demonstration, Washington, D.C.

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on change, fear, ideas, pain, and security

The soft-minded man always fears change. He feels security in the status quo, and he has an almost morbid fear of the new. For him, the greatest pain is the pain of a new idea.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

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