9 Powerful Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, here’s 9 of his most moving and powerful quotes.


In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends.
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.




I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.




Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.




Nothing in the world is more dangerous that a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.





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.
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.





The function of education is to teach one to think critically. Intelligence plus character that is the goal of true education.

-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.










Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.

-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.



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

-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

9 Powerful Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes
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