Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes & Wallpapers

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Total Quotes: 1296


Do to us what you will, and we will still love you. Bomb our homes and threaten our children, and as difficult as it is, we will still love you. But we assured that we'll wear you down by our capacity to suffer, and one day we will win our freedom. We will not only win freedom for ourselves, we will so appeal to your heart and conscience that we will win you in the process, and our victory will be a double victory. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

If a person sweeps streets for a living, he should sweep them as Michelangelo painted, as Beethoven composed, as Shakespear wrote. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

May I stress the need for courageous, intelligent, and dedicated leadership... Leaders of sound integrity. Leaders not in love with publicity, but in love with justice. Leaders not in love with money, but in love with humanity. Leaders who can subject their particular egos to the greatness of the cause. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. ... In fact, violence merely increases hate. ... Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

When our days become dreary with low hovering clouds of despair, and when our nights become darker than a thousand midnights, let us remember that there is a creative force in this universe, working to pull down the gigantic mountains of evil, a power that is able to make a way out of no way and transform dark yesterdays into bright tomorrows. Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

True compassion is more than throwing a coin to a beggar. It demands of our humanity that if we live in a society that produces beggars, we are morally commanded to restructure that society. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

A true revolution of values will soon cause us to question the fairness and justice of many of our present policies... Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

I must face the fact, as all others in positions of leadership must do, that America today is an extremely sick nation, and that something could well happen to me at any time. I feel, though, that my cause is so right, so moral, that if I should lose my life, in some way it would aid the cause. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

If I lived in China or even Russia, or any totalitarian country, Maybe I could understand some of these illegal injunctions. ... But somewhere I read of the freedom of assembly. Somewhere I read of the freedom of speech. Somewhere I read of the freedom of the press. Somewhere I read that the greatness of America is the right to protest for right. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Sooner or later, all the peoples of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace, and thereby transform this pending cosmic elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Don't ever let anyone pull you so low as to hate them. We must use the weapon of love. We must have the compassion and understanding for those who hate us. We must realize so many people are taught to hate us that they are not totally responsible for their hate. But we stand in life at midnight; we are always on the threshold of a new dawn. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin,... Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?' Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Education must enable one to sift and weigh evidence, to discern the true from the false, the real from the unreal, and the facts from the fiction. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The strong man is the man who can stand up for his rights and not hit back. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Never again can we afford to live with the narrow, provincial "outside agitator" idea. Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be considered an outsider. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Will we be extremists for hate, or will we be extremists for love? Will we be extremists for the preservation of injustice, or will we be extremists for the cause of justice? Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Violence often brings about momentary results. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

If the Negro is to achieve the goal of integration, he must organize himself into a militant and nonviolent mass movement. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The Negro's problem will not be solved by running away. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

In any nonviolent campaign there are four basic steps: collection of the facts to determine whether injustices exist; negotiation; self-purification; and direct action. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

We must be concerned not merely about who murdered them, but about the system, the way of life, the philosophy which produced the murderers . Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The conservatives who say, "Let us not move so fast," and the extremists who say, "Let us go out and whip the world ," would tell you that they are as far apart as the poles. But there is a striking parallel: They accomplish nothing; for they do not reach the people who have a crying need to be free. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Agape is disinterested love. . . . Agape does not begin by discriminating between worthy and unworthy people, or any qualities people possess. It begins by loving others for their sakes. . . . Therefore, agape makes no distinction between friend and enemy; it is directed toward both. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

I am convinced that it is one of the most unjust wars that has ever been fought in the history of the world. Our involvement in the war in Vietnam has torn up the Geneva Accord. It has strengthened the military-industrial complex; it has strengthened the forces of reaction in our nation. It has put us against the self-determination of a vast majority of the Vietnamese people, and put us in the position of protecting a corrupt regime that is stacked against the poor. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The day we see the truth and cease to speak is the day we begin to die Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation - either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

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. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Without love, there is no reason to know anyone, for love will in the end connect us to our neighbors, our children and our hearts. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The end of life is not to be happy, nor to achieve pleasure and avoid pain, but to do the will of God, come what may. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Babies, we are told, are the latest news from heaven. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

There is nothing more dangerous than to build a society with a large segment of people in that society who feel that they have no stake in it; who feel that that have nothing to lose. People who have stake in their society, protect that society, but when they don't have it, they unconsciously want to destroy it. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Man is not made for the state; the state is made for man. To deprive man of freedom is to relegate him to the status of a thing, rather than elevate him to the status of a person. Man must never be treated as a means to the end of the state, but always as an end within himself. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and men are no longer willing to be plunged into the abyss of despair. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Whenever you are engaged in work that serves humanity and is for the building of humanity, it has dignity and it has worth, Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

We've been in the mountain of war. We've been in the mountain of violence. We've been in the mountain of hatred long enough. It is necessary to move on now, but only by moving out of this mountain can we move to the promised land of justice and brotherhood and the Kingdom of God. It all boils down to the fact that we must never allow ourselves to become satisfied with unattained goals. We must always maintain a kind of divine discontent. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

In every age and every generation, men have envisioned a promised land. Some may have envisioned it with the wrong ideology, with the wrong philosophical presupposition. But men in every generation thought in terms of some promised land. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The strong man holds in a living blend strongly marked opposites. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

We all have the drum major instinct. We all want to be important, to surpass others, to achieve distinction, to lead the parade. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

We must stand up and say, "I'm black and I'm beautiful," and this self-affirmation is the black man's need, made compelling by the white man's crimes against him. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Why is the church always a taillight rather than a headlight? Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Rioting is not revolutionary. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

It's not how long you live, it's how well you live. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Somebody must have sense enough to meet hate with love. Somebody must have sense enough to meet physical force with soul force. If we will but try this way, we will be able to change these conditions and yet at the same time win the hearts and souls of those who have kept these conditions alive a way as old as the insights of Jesus of Nazareth, as modern as the techniques of Mohandas K. Gandhi. There is another way. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Another way that you love your enemy is this: When the opportunity presents itself for you to defeat your enemy, that is the time which you must not do it. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The holy passion of friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

I have an ultimate faith in America and an audacious faith in mankind. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Communism will never be defeated by atomic bombs. Our greatest defense against Communism is to take offensive action on behalf of justice and righteousness. We must seek to remove conditions of poverty, injustice, and racial discrimination. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Your truth will increase as you know listen to the truth of others Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Our generation will not have regretted both perverse crimes, and the eerie silence of the kind Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The United States is the largest exporter of violence in the world Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law... That would lead to anarchy. An individual who breaks a law that his conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

We are faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words "Too Late". Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

By its very nature, hate destroys and tears down; by its very nature, love creates and builds up. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

The darkness of racial injustice will be dispelled only by the light of forgiving love. For more that three centuries American Negroes have been frustrated by day and bewilderment by night by unbearable injustice, and burdened with the ugly weight of discrimination. Forced to live with these shameful conditions, we are tempted to become bitter and retaliate with a corresponding hate. But if this happens, the new order we seek will be little more than a duplicate of the old order. We must in strength and humility meet hate with love. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

It is not only poverty that torments the Negro; it is the fact of poverty amid plenty. It is a misery generated by the gulf between the affluence he sees in the mass media and the deprivation he experiences in his everyday life. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Let no man pull you low enough to hate him. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Now, I say to you today my friends, even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: - 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Unfortunately, most of the major denominations still practice segregation in local churches, hospitals, schools, and other church institutions. It is appalling that the most segregated hour of Christian America is eleven o'clock on Sunday morning, the same hour when many are standing to sing: In Christ There Is No East Nor West. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:

Perhaps only his sense of humor and irony can save him when he hears the most powerful nation in the world speaking of his aggression as it drops thousands of bombs on a poor weak nation more than eight thousand miles away from its shores. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Download Wallpaper:



<< PREVIOUS PAGE Page 14 of 19 | NEXT PAGE >
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19  


RELATED TOPICS

Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes, Martin Luther King Jr Inspirational Quotes, Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes Tragedy, Quotes From Martin Luther King Jr, I Have A Dream Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes, Inspirational By Martin Luther King Jr Quotes, Martin Luther Jr. Quotes, Martin Luther King, I Had A Dream Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes, Martin Luther King Quotes, Brainy Quotes Martin Luther King,