Martin Luther King Jr Quotes On Love, Education, Leadership

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Christian minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. This Martin Luther King Jr quotes on equality, courage, justice will motivate you in life to achieve success.

Best Martin Luther King Jr Quotes

  1. 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.May I stress the need for courageous, intelligent, and dedicated leadership… Leaders of sound integrity. Leaders not in love with publicity, but in love with justice. Leaders not in love with money, but in love with humanity. Leaders who can subject their particular egos to the greatness of the cause. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Martin Luther King Jr quotes on leadership
  2. 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. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  3. The SILENCE of the good people is more DANGEROUS than the BRUTALITY of the bad people ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  4. We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  5. Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  6. Faith can give us courage to face the uncertainties of the future. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Martin Luther King Jr quotes on courage
  7. I still believe that standing up for the truth of God is the greatest thing in the world. This is the end (purpose) of life. The end of life is not to be happy. The end of life is not to achieve pleasure and avoid pain. The end of life is to do the will of God, come what may. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  8. It’s not the violence of the few that scares me, it’s the silence of the many ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  9. Use me, God. Show me how to take who I am, who I want to be, and what I can do, and use it for a purpose greater than myself. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  10. It is always the right time to do the right thing. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  11. To ignore evil is to become an accomplice to it. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  12. If we do an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, we will be a blind and toothless nation. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  13. Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great because greatness is determined by service. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  14. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Martin Luther King Jr quotes on justice
  15. Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  16. The best way to solve any problem is to remove its cause. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  17. Hate is too heavy a burden to bear. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  18. Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  19. The difference between a dreamer and a visionary is that a dreamer has his eyes closed and a visionary has his eyes open ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  20. History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  21. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Martin Luther King Jr quotes on love
  22. Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  23. Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  24. We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  25. Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  26. Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  27. Let’s build bridges, not walls. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  28. In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  29. If I can help somebody as I pass along, if I can cheer somebody with a word or song, if I can show somebody he’s traveling wrong, then my living will not be in vain. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  30. On some positions, cowardice asks the question, is it expedient? And then expedience comes along and asks the question, is it politic? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? Conscience asks the question, is it right? There comes a time when one must take the position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must do it because conscience tells him it is right. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  31. We must face the appalling fact that we have been betrayed by both the Democratic and Republican Parties. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  32. The most dangerous criminal may be the man gifted with reason, but with no morals. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  33. No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  34. The richer we have become materially, the poorer we become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly in the air like birds and swim in the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  35. Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  36. Without justice, there can be no peace. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  37. The labor movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress. Out of its bold struggles, economic and social reform gave birth to unemployment insurance, old-age pensions, government relief for the destitute, and, above all, new wage levels that meant not mere survival but a tolerable life. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  38. I am what I am because of who we all are. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  39. We must rapidly begin the shift from a “thing-oriented” society to a “person-oriented” society. When machines and computers, profit motives, and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  40. He (Jesus) knew that the old eye-for-eye philosophy would leave everyone blind. He did not seek to overcome evil with evil. He overcame evil with good. Although crucified by hate, he responded with aggressive love. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  41. There is nothing new about poverty. What is new, however, is that we have the resources to get rid of it. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  42. No one is free until we are all free. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  43. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  44. Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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