21 Inspirational Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

21 Inspirational Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

"Forgiveness does not mean ignoring what has been done or putting a false label on an evil act. It means, rather, than the evil act no longer remains as a barrier to the relationship. Forgiveness is a catalyst creating the atmosphere necessary for a fresh start and a new beginning."

"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."

"The time is always right to do what is right."

"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."

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

"Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’"

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

"A productive and happy life is not something you find; it is something you make."

"Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear."

"There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies."

"You can kill the dreamer, but you can’t kill the dream."

"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way."

"Let no man pull you so low as to hate him."

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

"Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude."

"The best way to solve any problem is to remove its cause."

"Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked and dejected with a lost opportunity."

"Our children need our presence, not our presents."

"Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification."

"Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it."

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