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Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

    Topics: Justice

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.

    Topics: Justice

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.

    Topics: Justice

That old law about 'an eye for an eye' leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.

    Topics: Justice

The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.

    Topics: Justice, Discipline

The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice.

    Topics: Justice

The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.

    Topics: Justice, Discontentment

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.

    Topics: Kindness

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: "If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?" But the good Samaritan reversed the question: "If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"

    Topics: Kindness, Helping

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.

    Topics: Leadership

A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.

    Topics: Life

Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.

    Topics: Life

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