95 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

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

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Character


  • "The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Character


  • "We must use time creatively."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Achievement


  • "The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Justice, Discontentment


  • "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Apathy


  • "We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the positive affirmation of peace."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: War


  • "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 Jr.
    Topics: Truth, Love


  • "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."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Ignorance


  • "Man 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 Jr.
    Topics: Love, Revenge


  • "The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Education, Character, Criticism


  • "We must constantly build dykes of courage to hold back the flood of fear."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Courage


  • "The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: War


  • "We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Hope


  • "Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Life


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

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Apathy, Morality



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