Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.
Martin Luther King Jr.

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Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that

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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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Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.

I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear

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I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.
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Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.

Our lives begin to end the day

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
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Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies

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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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Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.

Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase

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Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
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Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.

If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk

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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.
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Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.

But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark

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But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.
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Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.

Let no man pull you so low as to hate him

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Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.
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Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity

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Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.

Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education

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Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
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Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 1929 – April 3, 1968
African American minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi.
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