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58 Famous Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr.
1/15/1929 - 4/4/1968
Also Known As:  
Martin Luther King     Martin Luther King, Jr     Martin Luther King Jr.
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The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.

Longevity Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.

Quality Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.

Discrimination Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: "If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?" But... the good Samaritan reversed the question: "If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"

Questioning Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.

Science Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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To be a Negro in America is to hope against hope.

African american Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Whatever career you may choose for yourself - doctor, lawyer, teacher - let me propose an avocation to be pursued along with it. Become a dedicated fighter for civil rights. Make it a central part of your life. It will make you a better doctor, a better lawyer, a better teacher. It will enrich your spirit as nothing else possibly can. It will give you that rare sense of nobility that can only spring from love and selflessly helping your fellow man. Make a career of humanity.Commit yourself to the noble struggle for human rights.You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country and a finer world to live in.

Beliefs Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.

Christianity Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.

Civilization Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

Danger Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.

Evil Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society.

Fascism Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Injustice Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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It is a tragic mix-up when the United States spends $500,000 for every enemy soldier killed, and only $53 annually on the victims of poverty.

Injustice Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The Negro's great stumbling block in the drive toward freedom is not the White Citizens Councilor or the Ku Klux Klanner but the white moderate who is more devoted to order than to justice.

Justice Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Law and lawyers Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.

Morality Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which reje

Nonviolence Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever.

Oppression Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.

Peace Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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He who is devoid of the power to forgive, is devoid of the power to love.

Power Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.

Power Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Let us all hope that the dark clouds of racial prejudice will soon pass away, and that in some not too distant tomorrow the radiant stars of love and brotherhood will shine over our great nation with all their scintillating beauty.

Racism Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society.

Repression Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society.

Revolution Quotes, by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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