95 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

  • "Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Ignorance, Men


  • "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Ignorance


  • "An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Conscience, Community


  • "Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Justice


  • "It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Justice


  • "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.
    Topics: Character, Comfort


  • "A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: War, Money


  • "We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Family


  • "Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Life


  • "The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Apathy


  • "I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. 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."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Faithful


  • "The Negro needs the white man to free him from his fears. The white man needs the Negro to free him from his guilt."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Fear, Freedom


  • "I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Love


  • "If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Morality


  • "Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: War



Total Quotes Found: 95 // Page 4 (quotes 46-60)
Search within the 95 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

Our Ministry Partner