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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 every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.
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 down together at the table of brotherhood.
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.
All men are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality.
Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.