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Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes: Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
         

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.


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