quote by John Lewis

I met Rosa Parks when I was 17. I met Dr. [Martin Luther] King when I was 18. These two individuals inspired me to find a way to get in the way, to get in trouble. So I got in good trouble, necessary trouble.

— John Lewis

Delighting Dr Martin Luther King quotations

Neither my great-grandfather an NAACP founder, my grandfather Dr.

Martin Luther King, Sr. an NAACP leader, my father Rev. A. D. Williams King, nor my uncle Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. embraced the homosexual agenda that the current NAACP is attempting to label as a civil rights agenda.


Dr martin luther king quote A King only bows down to his Queen.
A King only bows down to his Queen.

Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero.

Dr martin luther king quote At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.

If Rosa Parks had not refused to move to the back of the bus, you and I might never have heard of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream was a manifestation of hope that humanity might one day get out of its own way by finding the courage to realize that love and nonviolence are not indicators of weakness but gifts of significant strength.

I have to pinch myself sometimes. It's unbelievable, but it's not. Because I know that this would not be happening if it hadn't been for Dr. Martin Luther King.


Dr martin luther king quote Any home can be castle when the king and queen are in love
Any home can be castle when the king and queen are in love
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It is the church's job, as Dr. [Martin Luther] King says, to be the conscience of the state, not the chaplain of the state.

There's a gap somehow between empathy and activism.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of 'soul force' - something that emanates from a deep truth inside of us and empowers us to act. Once you identify your inner genius, you will be able to take action, whether it's writing a check or digging a well.

My all-time heroes are Thurgood Marshall and Dr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., two men who had to really work to achieve what they did. And I had the privilege of meeting them both.

Dr martin luther king quote Every man needs woman when his life is mess, because like in game of chess; quee
Every man needs woman when his life is mess, because like in game of chess; queen protects king.

I want my kids to know that they're just as good and just as American as Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, or Dr. Martin Luther King. My worst fear is they will become ordinary.

Changing the world doesn't require much money.

Again, think in terms of empowerment and not charity. How much were Gandhi's teachers paid? How much did it cost to give Dr. Martin Luther King the books that catalyzed his mind and actions?


One day after laying a wreath at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr., President Bush appoints a federal judge who has built his career around dismantling Dr. King's legacy.

Dr martin luther king quote If size mattered, the elephant would be the kind of the jungle.
If size mattered, the elephant would be the kind of the jungle.
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What you might not know is that shortly after she worked alongside Dr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. and others, Rosa Parks had to leave her home in Alabama to escape the constant threat of violence.

Pigmentation was a quick and convenient way of judging a person.

One of us, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once proposed we instead judge people by the content of their character. He was shot.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of my personal heroes.

Dr martin luther king quote The world is full of kings and queens, who blind your eyes and steal your dreams
The world is full of kings and queens, who blind your eyes and steal your dreams.

One of the greatest men to ever walk this land was Dr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. His life exemplified unity by bringing people together for the good of all. In any small way I hope to someday bring people together like Dr. King.


The goal of Dr. Martin Luther King is to give Negroes a chance to sit in a segregated restaurant beside the same white man who had brutalized them for 400 years.

What can we be in life? Few figures in history have answered this question with as much clarity and moral authority as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr martin luther king quote Be kind and be truthful and you life will be fruitful.
Be kind and be truthful and you life will be fruitful.

I was watching lectures by Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Dr.

Sebi and Umar Johnson. It's super mind opening when you listen to those words and think about how much they still resonate today. Think about how true those words are, and how much they predicted the future. That was what was really mind-boggling to me.

Dr. Martin Luther King was never a man to say 'I've got this' as the leader of the movement. He wasn't always sure that his decisions were correct, because he knew every decision he made was putting lives at risk, including his and his family's lives.

The thing that would probably surprise most people was that Dr.

Martin Luther King was a very reluctant leader. He felt very shocked at times that he had been chosen for this path, but he also understood that he was chosen for this path. He had several moments of acute doubt as to if he was up for the task - when people were injured in the protests he took it very personally, let alone when they were killed.


Dr martin luther king quote If you have  goals and dreams, TAKE ACTION! Death  is motionless... Dont be moti
If you have goals and dreams, TAKE ACTION! Death is motionless... Dont be motionless! ~Dr. Steve Maraboli
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I think that I'll always remember the bust of Dr.

[Martin Luther] King. I thought having an American here who represented rhat civic spirit that got me into this [president] office was useful.

On Saturday of MLK weekend, just days before the inauguration, thousands of people joined me in the nation`s capital to protect the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The icy rain did not deter us as we reminded Donald Trump and other leaders that we will not be silenced.

I could turn around as Wyatt Walker said to me about, not you personally, but about the whole Black Muslim movement. That if you go outside of New York City, Dr. [Martin Luther] King is known to 90 percent of the Negroes in the United States and is respected and, and is identified more or less with him, at least as a hero of one kind or another. That the Black Muslim, outside of one or two communities like New York, are unknown.

Dr martin luther king quote “He shed a lake of blood and murdered a king for a cold, lonely throne.”
“He shed a lake of blood and murdered a king for a cold, lonely throne.”
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Nonviolence with Dr. [Martin Luther ]King is only a method. That's not his objective.

That's where Dr. [Martin Luther] King is mixed up. His goals should be the solution of the problem of the black man in America.


[Malcolm X] shared with Marcus Garvey a commitment to building strong black institutions. He shared with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a commitment to peace and the freedom of racialized minorities.

I have many sources of inspiration. I'd have to point to Dr. Martin Luther King, first and foremost. But my parents were good, hardworking folks who kept us in the church and the public schools, and out of trouble, for the most part.

Dr. [Martin Luther] King led a very historic march here in Washington, D.C. It was a march for jobs and freedom. It was a march to raise expectations that this country could live up to its ideals. I have watched this debate, this conversation [betwin Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump] about bigotry, about racism, I find it all misplaced.

We chose to frame "March" around the inauguration of Barack Obama because it was such an important moment in the story of the Civil Rights Movement. It wasn't the fulfillment of Dr. [Martin Luther] King's dream, but it was a major down payment.

One of the books that has guided me in the last ten years of my life to help me to be that leader is the Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh's Being Peace. He's a Vietnamese monk. He was nominated for a Peace Prize by Dr. Martin Luther King.


You know, it's hard to say this, but I suspect that Obama is afraid either of blackmail potential or even worse. And he has referred to the killing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in this main saying, "don't you remember what happened to Dr. King?"

It's soul force that removed the English from India.

It's soul force that brought down the Berlin Wall. It's soul force that gave life to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s struggle for civil rights.

In the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., "No lie will last forever." We have to work at removing lies from our own hearts. And on the national level, we do this not because we blame our country, but because we love it.

I believe, in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., that there is such a thing as being too late, and when it comes to climate change, that hour is almost upon us.