Here are 5 inspiring quotes from MLK's famous speeches and writings about education, justice, hope, perseverance and freedom
We will never forget Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s trailblazing activism and soaring vision for a just America. After being assassinated on April 4, 1968, we are left with the eloquence of his words that continue to guide us forward as we strive to become a more perfect union.
- "Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education."
"True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice."
"Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals."
"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 know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor, it must be demanded by the oppressed.”