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    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “I Have A Dream”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #2
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “I said to my children, 'I'm going to work and do everything that I can do to see that you get a good education. I don't ever want you to forget that there are millions of God's children who will not and cannot get a good education, and I don't want you feeling that you are better than they are. For you will never be what you ought to be until they are what they ought to be.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #3
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “This is the unusual thing about nonviolence -- nobody is defeated, everybody shares in the victory.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #4
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Please be peaceful. We believe in law and order. We are not advocating violence, I want you to love your enemies... for what we are doing is right, what we are doing is just -- and God is with us.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #5
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Violence is not only impractical but immoral.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #6
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy.
    Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice.
    Now is the time to open the doors of opportunity to all of God's children. Now is the time to lift our nation from the qu icksands of racial injustice to the solid rock of brotherhood.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

  • #7
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Ce qui m'effraie, ce n'est pas l'oppression des méchants; c'est l'indifférence des bons.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #8
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, "There lived a great people-a black people-who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #9
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Vystup na prvy schod s vierou. Nemusis vidiet cele schodisko. Jednoducho vystup na prvy schod.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    tags: secret

  • #10
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “„Понякога
    в живота има моменти на неизразимо удоволствие, което не може напълно
    да бъде обяснено със тези символи, наречени думи. Тяхното значение може
    да бъде изразено само от недоловимият език на сърцето.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #11
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “От щастието хората оглупяват повече, отколкото от нещастието”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #12
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “I have a dream!
    To be free at last!
    Free at last!
    Free at last.
    And if a man has nothing to die for,
    Then his life is worth nothing.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #13
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “We must speak with all the humility that is appropriate to our limited vision, but we must speak.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #14
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “This faith transforms the whirlwind of despair into a warm and reviving breeze of hope. The words of a motto which a generation ago were commonly found on the wall in the homes of devout persons need to be etched on our hearts:
    Fear knocked at the door.
    Faith answered.
    There was no one there.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., Strength to Love

  • #15
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Here is the true meaning and value of compassion and nonviolence, when it helps us to see the enemy's point of view, to hear his questions, to know his assessment of ourselves. For from his view we may indeed see the basic weaknesses of our own condition, and if we are mature, we may learn and grow and profit from the wisdom of the brothers who are called the opposition.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #16
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #17
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #18
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “When we look at modern man, we have to face the fact...that modern man suffers from a kind of poverty of the spirit, which stands in glaring contrast to his scientific and technological abundance; We've learned to fly the air like birds, we've learned to swim the seas like fish, and yet we haven't learned to walk the Earth as brothers and sisters...”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #19
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “[Nonviolence] is directed against forces of evil rather than against persons who happen to be doing the evil. It is evil that the nonviolent resister seeks to defeat, not the persons victimized by evil.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story

  • #20
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “We are prone to judge success by the index of our salaries or the size of our automobiles rather than by the quality of our service and relationship to mankind.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #21
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and men are no longer willing to be plunged into the abyss of despair.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #22
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “For you will never be what you ought to be until they [your fellow humans] are what they ought to be.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #23
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #24
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “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.

  • #25
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “unearned suffering is redemptive.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #26
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “I guess one of the great agonies of life is that we are constantly trying to finish that which is unfinishable”
    Martin Luther King Jr., The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • #27
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, 'Here is an opportunity for me to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #28
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “I am convinced that it is one of the most unjust wars that has ever been fought in the history of the world. Our involvement in the war in Vietnam has torn up the Geneva Accord. It has strengthened the military-industrial complex; it has strengthened the forces of reaction in our nation. It has put us against the self-determination of a vast majority of the Vietnamese people, and put us in the position of protecting a corrupt regime that is stacked against the poor.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #29
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Si supiera que el mundo se acaba mañana,
    yo, hoy todavía, plantaría un árbol.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    tags: fe

  • #30
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “The time comes when silence is betrayal. That time has come for us today...

    ...some of us who have already begun to break the silence of the night have found that the calling to speak is often a vocation of agony, but we must speak.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.



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