Famous Martin Luther King Quotes

16 Jan 2020 By Cool & Famous Quotes

Martin Luther King Jr was an American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. 

Below a collection of King quotes that will inspire you

 

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?' But...the good Samaritan reversed the question: 'If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Lightning makes no sound until it strikes.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy to a friend.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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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.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

There is nothing more majestic than the determined courage of individuals willing to suffer and sacrifice for their freedom and dignity.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

the time is always right to do the right thing
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

It does not matter how long you live, but how well you do it.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

I became convinced that noncooperation with evil is as much a moral obligation as is cooperation with good.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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

 

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In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation -- either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
–Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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