“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“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.
“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” ~~ Theodore Parker, paraphrased by Martin Luther King, Jr.
“True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. ” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Ultimately a genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.