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Martin Luther King Jr.

The Top 10 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotations

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Martin Luther King Jr. (1929–1968) was an American civil rights leader, minister, and activist who played a pivotal role in the fight against racial segregation and injustice in the United States. He is best known for his leadership during the civil rights movement and his advocacy for nonviolent protest. Through his speeches, writings, and peaceful demonstrations, King inspired millions and played a crucial role in advancing the cause of civil rights, ultimately leading to significant legislative changes.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s words continue to resonate as a source of inspiration for those fighting for equality, justice, and social change. His unwavering commitment to nonviolence, his eloquence, and his dedication to the cause of civil rights have left an enduring legacy that transcends time and continues to inspire people around the world.

top 10 quotations by Martin Luther King Jr.

"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.

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." Martin Luther King Jr.

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Martin Luther King Jr.

"The time is always right to do what is right." Martin Luther King Jr.

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." Martin Luther King Jr.

"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 Jr.

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." Martin Luther King Jr.

"If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward." Martin Luther King Jr.

"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools." Martin Luther King Jr.

"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." Martin Luther King Jr.

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