Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was one of the most prominent leaders in the American civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination on April 4, 1968. A Black church leader and...
For evil to succeed, all it needs is for good men to do nothing.
We are not makers of history. We are made by history.
Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, nor establish the truth. Through violence you may murder the hater, but you do not murder hate. In fact, violence merely increases hate. . . . Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Be silent as to services you have rendered, but speak of favours you have received.
Sow good services; sweet remembrances will grow them.
Be alert to give service. What counts a great deal in life is what we do for others.