10 Inspiring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

January 19, 2015 — 1 Comment

In recent months, there has been a heightened sense of racial tension and discussions here in the United States as a result of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

Today, we honor the life & legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  He was a man whose heart’s desire was that people would not be judged based on the color of their skin.  This is my prayer, too.

Until then, let’s not shy away from having these important discussions about race relations.  After all, we were all made in God’s image, right? (Genesis 1:27)

10 Inspiring #MLK Quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr. statue in Washington, DC

Martin Luther King, Jr. statue in Washington, DC

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

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

“The time is always right to do what is right.”

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

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

“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

“The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.”

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

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”

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One response to 10 Inspiring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

  1. 

    LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! very inspiring words, indeed…Auntie Gail xoxo

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