Monday, January 19, 2015

Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for other’s?’” 

“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?’”

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

“I have a dream that my four little 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.”

“I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.”

“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.”

“The time is always right to do what is right.”

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

“If a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.”

“Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.”

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

“The principle of self defense, even involving weapons and bloodshed, has never been condemned, even by Gandhi.”

“Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.”

-David R. Brumbelow, Gulf Coast Pastor, January 19, AD 2015.

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