"When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative."
"The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be... The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists."
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase."
"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 the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."
"Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others."
"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."
"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ’What are you doing for others?’"
"A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live."
"I just want to do God’s will. And He’s allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I’ve looked over, and I’ve seen the Promised Land."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."