Martin Luther King, Jr.

Quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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