Martin Luther King Jr.

poems, quotes

Mini Bio

 Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.

 

QUOTES

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
 
Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last.
 
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
 
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
 
The time is always right to do what is right.
 
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
 
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
 
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
 
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.
 
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
 

2 thoughts on “Martin Luther King Jr.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s