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"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." Martin Luther King
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"Riots are the voices of the unheard." Martin Luther King
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Revolutions And Revolutionaries    Riots   

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"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." Martin Luther King
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"Cowardice asks the question, 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question, 'Is it politic?' But conscience asks the question, 'Is it right?' And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but because conscience tells one it is right." Martin Luther King
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"Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress." Martin Luther King
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American Leader    Justice   

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"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend." Martin Luther King
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"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Martin Luther King
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American Leader    Equality   

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"Hatred paralyses life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it." Martin Luther King
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"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and consciencious stupidity." Martin Luther King
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"If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.The Trumpet of Conscience" Martin Luther King
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Courage   

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"We shall have to repent in this generation , not so much for the evil deeds of the wicked people, but for the appalling silence of the good people" Martin Luther King
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Evil   

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"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence." Martin Luther King
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American Leader    Dignity   

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"The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict." Martin Luther King
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American Leader    Conflict   

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"Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective." Martin Luther King
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"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." Martin Luther King
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"If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well." Martin Luther King
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Excellence    Shakespeare   

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"Intelligence plus character is the true meaning of education." Martin Luther King
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"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society...shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam." Martin Luther King
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"We have genuflected before the god of science only to find that it has given us the atomic bomb, producing fears and anxieties that science can never mitigate." Martin Luther King
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"The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows." Martin Luther King
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American Leader    Past   

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"Darkness is only driven out with light, not more darkness." Martin Luther King
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Documents that Mention Martin Luther King

Denise Gangnes - January 17, 2012 , Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes to Honor His Birthday
Robb Zerr - January 18, 2013 , Happy 84th birthday Martin Luther King


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