Cherished Quotes from MLK

Cherished Quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

submitted by Reverend Valorie Kay

“Violence is the language of the unheard.”

 “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

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

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

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”

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

“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.”

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”

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

“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”