On January 15th, we celebrate & honor the hard work & dedication Martin Luther King Jr. did as an activist, becoming one of the most visible spokespersons and leaders in the civil rights movement. The following are five quotes from Martin Luther King Jr. to honor him on this day.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
“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.”
“Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.”
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?”