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Quotes By Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nationality
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DOB
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15-01-1929
DOD
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4-04-1968

Leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on 15th January 1929 AD. An American citizen, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in United States. Martin Luther King, Jr. was 39 years old when he died on 4th April 1968 AD. In his life Martin Luther King, Jr. was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, ?There lived a great people-a black people-who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization?.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A lie cannot live.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life's most urgent question is: what are you doing for others?

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society...shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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