10 Best Inspirational Quotes By Martin Luther King Jr. He Was One Of The Greatest Personalities In History

Date January 15, 2018 17:43

Martin Luther King Jr. was a social activist who played a significant role in the American civil rights movement. He fought for the equal human rights for African-Americans and all victims of injustice through his power of words.

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Martin Luther’s enormous impact on race relations in the United States set a beginning of new America with its ideas of overall freedom and equality. Through his incredible work of social activist and inspirational speeches, King Jr. played a leading role in ending the infringement of rights of African-American citizens in the United States.


For his significant lifetime achievements, King got the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. This legendary man is remembered each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on January 15th.

Today, we want to recall 10 greatest quotes by this eminent person.

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Best quotes by Martin Luther King Jr.

# 1

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

# 2

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.

# 3

We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.


# 4

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

# 5

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.


# 6

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.

# 7

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

# 8

Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.


# 9

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

# 10

Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars... Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.

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Such incredible quotes by this wise and brave person! Martin Luther King Jr. was a true legend and his significant heritage, which he left for the next generations, is truly precious. If you share our opinion, please let us know in the comments.

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