In honor of his greatness…

In honor of his greatness…Inspirational Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes to live by…
From the March on Washington “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.'”

“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. ”
• “Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.”
• “Hate destroys the hater…”
• “It does not matter how long you live, but how well you do it.”
• “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
• “Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”
• “A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.”
• “The day we see the truth and cease to speak is the day we begin to die”
• “There comes a time when silence is betrayal.”
• “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
• “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.”
• “There is no gain without struggle.”
• “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. ”
• “Lightning makes no sound until it strikes.”
• “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”
• “Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.”
• “Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.”
• ” There comes a time when one must take the position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must do it because conscience tells him it is right.”
• “The time is always right to do what is right.”

• From his speech the day before he was assassinated “…And I’ve looked over and I’ve seen the Promised Land. I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the Promised Land. So I’m happy tonight. I’m not worried about anything. I’m not fearing any man.”

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