Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 17 MLK Quotes To Inspire Greatness In You

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"The time is always right to do what is right."

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes 2022

Shortly after his historic “I Have a Dream” speech, at the age of 35, King became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize. His stirring words and writings remain as relevant and inspiring today as they were when he lived.

Let us take the day to honor the martyr whose peaceful and profound message ignited the hope that future generations would experience better days and would finally be given their long-deserved equality.

Show your love for this great American Civil Rights leader by remembering and sharing his thought-provoking quotes.

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"Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude."

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"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."

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"Let no man pull you so low as to hate him."

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"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear."

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"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way."

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"Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase."

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"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love."

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"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'"

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"He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love."

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"Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness."

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"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."

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"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend."

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"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."

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"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."

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"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."

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"The time is always right to do what is right."

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"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal."

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