Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.
Many people fear nothing more terribly than to take a position which stands out sharply and clearly from the prevailing opinion. The tendency of most is to adopt a view that is so ambiguous that it will include everything and so popular that it will include everybody. Not a few men who cherish lofty and noble ideals hide them under a bushel for fear of being called different. |

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Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. |

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In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. |

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

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I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. |

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

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Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent. |

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