Martin Luther King

“There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.”-Martin Luther King

 

“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”-Martin Luther King

 

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” -Martin Luther King

 

“He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.” -Martin Luther King

 

“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.” -Martin Luther King

 

“Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.”-Martin Luther King

 

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” -Martin Luther King

 

“Mankind 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

 

“The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.”-Martin Luther King

 

“Glory to God in highest heaven,Who unto man His Son hath given;While angels sing with tender mirth,A glad new year to all the earth.” -Martin Luther King

 

“When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.” -Martin Luther King

 

“Cowardice asks the question, ‘Is it safe?’ Expediency asks the question, ‘Is it politic?’ But conscience asks the question, ‘Is it right?’ And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but because conscience tells one it is right.” -Martin Luther King

 

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.” -Martin Luther King  

 

“Hatred paralyses life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.”-Martin Luther King

 

“If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream. The Trumpet of Conscience”-Martin Luther King

 

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” -Martin Luther King  

 

“Darkness is only driven out with light, not more darkness.” -Martin Luther King