1. Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

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  2. I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

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  3. We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.

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  4. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.

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  5. The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.

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  6. Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.

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  7. Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.

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  8. Like anybody, I would like to live a long life. Longevity has its place. But Im not concerned about that now. I just want to do Gods will. And Hes allowed me to go up to the mountain. And Ive looked over, and Ive seen the promised land. I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.

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  9. Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.

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  10. History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.

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