Posts Tagged ‘Martin Luther King Jr.’

Quote of the day, April 4

April 4, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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Quote of the day, Jan. 15

January 15, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Quote of the day, Sept. 2

September 2, 2016

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on labor

“In our society it is murder, psychologically, to deprive a man of a job or an income. You are in substance saying to that man that he has no right to exist. You are in a real way depriving him of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, denying in his case the very creed of his society.

Quote of the day, March 21

March 21, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr., on education

“Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.”

Quote of the day, Feb. 3

February 3, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr., from Strength to Love (1963)

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

Quote of the day, Jan. 15

January 15, 2016

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 6

November 6, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Quote of the day, April 4

April 4, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr., on Gandhi

“Gandhi was probably the first person in history to lift the love ethic of Jesus above mere interaction between individuals to a powerful and effective  social force on a large scale.”

Quote of the day, Feb. 1, 2015

February 1, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr., on the sit-in movement

‘‘The key significance of the student movement lies in the fact that from its inception, everywhere, it has combined direct action with non-violence. This quality has given it the extraordinary power and discipline which every thinking person observes.”

Quote of the day, Jan. 18

January 18, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr., on war and peace

“Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.”