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“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. ... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.”

“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.”

“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized, cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.”

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”


“A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.”

“The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and, therefore, brothers.”

“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 scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.”

“A right delayed is a right denied.”

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”

“One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.”

“At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.”

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

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

“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.”

— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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