Top 10 Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr

We have guided missiles and misguided men.

Martin Luther King Jr
Most of these people will never make the headlines and their names will not appear in Who's Who. Yet when years have rolled past and when the blazing light of truth is focused on this marvelous age in which we live - men and women will know and children will be taught that we have a finer land, a better people, a more noble civilization - because these humble children of God were willing to suffer for righteousness' sake.
Martin Luther King Jr

Our nettlesome task is to discover how to organize our strength into compelling power.

Martin Luther King Jr
True sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul.
Martin Luther King Jr

[I] know that love is ultimately the only answer to mankind's problems....

Martin Luther King Jr
One day the absurdity of the almost universal human belief in the slavery of other animals will be palpable. We shall then have discovered our souls and become worthier of sharing this planet with them.
Martin Luther King Jr

Any religion that professes to be concerned about the souls of men and is not concerned about the slums that damn them, the economic conditions that strangle them and the social conditions that cripple them is a spiritually moribund religion awaiting burial.

Martin Luther King Jr
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Martin Luther King Jr

Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.

Martin Luther King Jr
If I can help somebody as I pass along, if I can cheer somebody with a word or song, if I can show somebody he's traveling wrong, then my living will not be in vain.