MARTIN LUTHER KING JR Quotes

“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.”

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“Find a voice in a whisper.”

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“Like anybody, I would like to have a long life. Longevity has its place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will.”

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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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“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

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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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“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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“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”

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“No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.”

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“If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as a Michaelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, 'Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.”

Martin Luther King Jr.