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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.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
Riots are the voices of the unheard.
Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.
Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
Mother Dear, one day I'm going to turn this world upside down."--From My Brother Martin, by Christine King Farris
It is incontestable and deplorable that Negroes have committed crimes but they are derivative crimes. They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.
What affects one in a major way, affects all in a minor way.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree
The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.
Keep your promises and never be late in acting. Act right and do the right things at the right time.
There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life's July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
One of the first steps to successful leadership is to always forget your age and remember your dream regularly.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Nothing worthwhile is gained without sacrifice.
When religion becomes so involved in a future good "over yonder" that it forgets the present evils over here it is as dry as dust religion and needs to be condemned.
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
The Cross is the eternal expression of the length to which God will go to in order to restore broken community.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.
One cannot worship the false god of nationalism and the God of Christianity at the same time. .
That old law about 'an eye for an eye' leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.
We must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.
If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive.
Never undermine the power of passion. You have a very high chance of achieving anything you are passionate about.
Try not to leave your work for someone else to do. If possible, carry the work of someone and add it to yours. That's a trait of leaders!
If you hate to think, you are not different from some who is peeing on his academic certificates. The goal of education is to help you to think and lead.
One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.
Most of the world’s problems are caused by people who made education compulsory, but personal development optional. Because of them, we have many intelligent people who lack good characters.
It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps.
God is able to give you the power to endure that which cannot be changed... Why be anxious? Come what may, God is able.
There is nothing more majestic than the determined courage of individuals willing to suffer and sacrifice for their freedom and dignity.
We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface hidden tension that is already alive
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
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.
Sometimes the only things preventing your dreams from becoming realities is the long time it is taking you to start.
Human Salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.
Don’t just have dreams. Take actions too. To make it possible, begin every dream with a simple action and your interest will beam out.