quote by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Controversy quote The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and c

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.

It's better to be controversial for the right reasons, than to be popular for the wrong reasons.

But we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy.

Controversy quote When a thing ceases to be subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of i

When a thing ceases to be subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest.

As anchorman of the CBS Evening News, I signed off my nightly broadcasts for nearly two decades with a simple statement: "And that's the way it is." To me, that encapsulates the newsman's highest ideal: to report the facts as he sees them, without regard for the consequences or controversy that may ensue.

Nobody wants to know a colored woman's opinion about her own status of that of her group. When she dares express it, no matter how mild or tactful it may be, it is called 'propaganda,' or is labeled 'controversial.' Those two words have come to have a very ominous sound to me.

I don't do things for the response or for the controversy. I just live my life.

Out of anger comes controversy, out of controversy comes conversation, out of conversation comes action.

I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. And I will have Mexico pay for that wall.

I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.

The one thing ... that is truly ugly is the climate of hate and intimidation, created by a noisy few, which makes the decent majority reluctant to air in public their views on anything controversial. ... Where all pretend to be thinking alike, it's likely that no one is thinking at all.

A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system.

No great advance has ever been made in science, politics, or religion, without controversy.

Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of a controversy.

Why is there such controversy about drug testing? I know plenty of guys who'd be willing to test any drug they can come up with.

If an individual wants to be a leader and isn't controversial, that means he never stood for anything.

The issue of human rights is one of the most fundamental human issues and also one of the most sensitive and controversial.

Wake up and smell the coffee.

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker.

Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of "crackpot" than the stigma of conformity.

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker.

Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of "crackpot" than the stigma of conformity.

History fades into fable; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy; the inscription molders from the tablet: the statue falls from the pedestal. Columns, arches, pyramids, what are they but heaps of sand; and their epitaphs, but characters written in the dust?

I think that everyone has an equal right to play and I think we've been supportive of that. With the Olympics and the controversy around that I think those decisions and those laws aren't necessarily something that I agree with personally ... their laws and their views.

I don't see how you can write anything of value if you don't offend someone.

In the networks' endless pursuit of controversy, we should ask what is the end value ... to enlighten or to profit? What is the end result ... to inform or to confuse? How does the ongoing exploration for more action, more excitements, more drama, serve our national search for internal peace and stability.

In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth and have begun striving for ourselves.

The recent medical controversy over whether vaccinations cause autism reveals a habit of human cognition — thinking anecdotally comes naturally, whereas thinking scientifically does not.

Controversy for the sake of controversy is sin.

Controversy for the sake of truth is a divine command.

I have thought from the time of the cessation of the hostilities, that silence and patience on the part of the South was the true course; and I think so still. Controversy of all kinds will, in my opinion, only serve to continue excitement and passion, and will prevent the public mind from the acknowledgement and acceptance of the truth.

Controversial issues are always more interesting but I don't create material about a subject I have opinion on just because it's controversial. The most fun is having a point of view that the audience is generally against and presenting an argument that challenges their thinking.

Only one thing is certian about coffee.

... Wherever it is grown, sold, brewed, and consumed, there will be lively controversy, strong opinions, and good conversation.

No sane person should believe that something is subjective merely because it cannot be settled beyond controversy.

Schools provide safe spaces to talk about controversial issues, and literature presents characters portraying human experience in all its richness and contradictoriness.

It's funny how something so normal and mundane that you see every day-your body-can be controversial. The shock value is intense. It's like carrying an art piece around with you all the time.

If journalism is good, it is controversial, by its nature.

I don't watch cricket much but I admire Sachin Tendulkar.

I like the way he has conducted himself over the years. He has been such a huge star for so long but has not had a single controversy against his name.

My whole life is controversy. What can I do? I'm like Britney Spears!

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