Ten Quotes From Martin Luther King, Jr. That Mean Even More Now!

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  1. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
  2. If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
  3. “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”
  4. “Many white Americans of good will have never connected bigotry with economic exploitation. They have deplored prejudice but tolerated or ignored economic injustice.”
  5. “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.”
  6. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
  7. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
  8. “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
  9. “A man not willing to die for something is not fit to live!”
  10. “A riot is the language of the unheard.”