Type: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Messages By: Martin Luther King, Jr., "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Why We Can't Wait, 1963 A law is unjust if it is inflicted on a minority that, as a result of being denied the right to vote, had no part in enacting or devising the lawWho can say that the legislature of Alabama which set up the state's segregation laws was democratically elect
Type: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Messages By: Martin Luther King, Jr., Strength to Love, 1963 Today we know with certainty that segregation is deadThe only question remaining is how costly will be the funeral
Type: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Messages By: Martin Luther King, Jr., Why We Can't Wait, 1963 We did not hesitate to call our movement an armyBut it was a special army, with no supplies but its sincerity, no uniform but its determination, no arsenal except its faith, no currency but its conscience
Type: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Messages By: Martin Luther King, Jr., Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story, 1958 A fifth point concerning nonviolent resistance is that it avoids not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spiritThe nonviolent resister not only refuses to shoot his opponent but he also refuses to hate him
Type: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Messages By: Martin Luther King, Jr., Why We Can't Wait, 1963 The conservatives who say, "Let us not move so fast," and the extremists who say, "Let us go out and whip the world," would tell you that they are as far apart as the polesBut there is a striking parallel: They accomplish nothing; for they do not reach t
Type: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Messages By: Martin Luther King, Jr., Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story, 1958 [I]t must be emphasized that nonviolent resistance is not a method for cowards; it does resistIf one uses this method because he is afraid or merely because he lacks the instruments of violence, he is not truly nonviolentThis is why Gandhi often said that
Type: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Messages By: Martin Luther King, Jr., about the March on Washington in the summer of 1963, Why We Can't Wait, 19 As television beamed the image of this extraordinary gathering across the border oceans, everyone who believed in man's capacity to better himself had a moment of inspiration and confidence in the future of the human race
Type: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Messages By: Martin Luther King, Jr., March 1956 I will always remember my delight when Mrs. Georgia Gilmore - an unlettered woman of unusual intelligence - told how an operator demanded that she get off the bus after paying her fare and board it again by the back door, and then drove away before she co
Type: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Messages By: Martin Luther King, Jr., Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story, 1958 The majority of the Negroes who took part in the year-long boycott of Montgomery's buses were poor and untutored; but they understood the essence of the Montgomery movement; one elderly woman summed it up for the restWhen asked after several weeks of walk
Type: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Messages By: Martin Luther King, Jr., "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Why We Can't Wait, 1963 [W]hen you first name becomes "nigger," your middle name becomes "boy" (however old you are), and your wife and mother are never given the respected title "Mrs."; when you are harried by day and haunted by night by the fact that you are a Negro... when yo
Type: Birthday Sayings Quotations By: Buddha Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds
Type: Funny Quotes Quotations By: George Carlin Weather forecast for tonight: dark.
Type: Celebrity Quotations By: Groucho Marx I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
Type: Relationship Quotations By: Arthur James Balfour I never forgive, but I always forget.
Type: Dreams Quotations By: Louise Driscoll In your heart, keep one still secret spot where dreams may go and be sheltered so they may thrive and grow
Type: Adversity Quotations By: Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960 Despair is anger with no place to go
Type: Living Quotations By: Art Buchwald Whether it's the best of times or the worst of times, it's the only time we've got.
Type: Living Quotations By: Buddha However many holy words you read,However many you speak,What good will they do, If you do not act on upon them?
Type: Election Day Quotations By: Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952 I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them
Type: Party Invitations Quotations By: Joseph Schenck If four or five guys tell you that you're drunk, even though you know you haven't had a thing to drink, the least you can do is to lie down a little while
Type: Funny Quotes Quotations By: Dick Cavett If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either.
Type: Arbor Day Quotations By: John Muir I never saw a discontented treeThey grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we doThey go wandering forth in all directions with every wind, going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the s
Type: Career Quotations By: Buddha I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.
Type: Cool Quotations By: Tom Hopkins If your sunshine wants far outstrip your cold morning desire, have a talk with yourself. Then have a lot more talks with yourself. Convince number one that you can succeed - and you will succeed. If you don't believe in you, why should anyone else?
Type: Attitude Quotations By: William Shakespeare How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.