Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man can't ride your back unless it's bent.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

When you are right you cannot be too radical when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Success, recognition, and conformity are the bywords of the modern world where everyone seems to crave the anesthetizing security of being identified with the majority.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must combine the toughness of the serpent and the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

The question is no longer between violence and non-violence it is between non-violence and non-existence.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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