Martin Luther King Jr. become born on January 15, 1929. He rose to the fore of the civil rights movement in 1955 with the Montgomery bus boycott that accompanied the arrest of Rosa Parks, an African American girl who had violated the metropolis’s racial segregation ordinances whilst she refused to offer her seat on a bus to a white passenger.
This list of quotes was published in 2016 after Twitter said these phrases were the most tweeted phrases by Martin Luther King Jr. quotes.
“The time is always right to do what is right.”
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
“Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a constant attitude.”
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?”
“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”
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