Happy MLK! MLK Jr. is known as a fighter for justice and freedom.
And to celebrate Martin Luther King day, here are ten powerful and inspiring quotes from MLK Jr.:
The time is always right to do what is right.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.
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.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity,
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
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.