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

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What I've always said is that I'm opposed to institutional racism, and I would've, had I've been alive at the time, I think, had the courage to march with Martin Luther King to overturn institutional racism, and I see no place in our society for institutional racism.

I wonder how far Moses would have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt? What would Jesus Christ have preached if He had taken a poll in the land of Israel? Where would the Reformation have gone if Martin Luther had taken a poll? It isn't polls or public opinion alone of the moment that counts.

When people ask me if Dean Martin drank, let me put it this way.

If Dracula bit Dean in the neck, he'd get a Bloody Mary.

Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.

Martin Luther King demeans his race and retards the advancement of his people.

I went to watch Coldplay in Florida and saw Chris Martin before they went on.

He sang 'What Makes You Beautiful' before the chorus of 'Yellow' kicked in. That was so strange because he's an inspiration for me. I think he's so good, he's sick... he's a really nice guy too.

Working with Martin Scorsese was an absolute minute-by-minute education without him ever being grandiose about it.

I'm taking one for the team, Like Martin Luther King, taking one for a dream

Between what is going on in Iraq and Mumia being locked up unjustly, things going on in Israel, Palestine, we don't really have anyone right now like Gandhi. We don't have anyone like Martin Luther King or Malcolm X anymore. It's really a reference to a vision of hope, like someone like Gandhi.

John Lennon imagined a world filled with peace and love.

Martin Luther King dreamt of a world free from racial discrimination and oppression. The guy who invented the Frisbee, dreamt of a world where people would throw a fat, circular object at each other in order to pass the time. He succeeded.

Laurel and Hardy. That's John and Yoko, and we stand a better chance under that guise, because all the serious people, like Martin Luther King, and Kennedy, and Gandhi, got shot.

You cannot hear the name Martin Luther King, Jr.

, and not think of death. You might hear the words 'I have a dream,' but they will doubtlessly only serve to underscore an image of a simple motel balcony, a large man made small, a pool of blood. For as famous as he may have been in life, it is - and was - death that ultimately defined him.

A calling is you feel - you look out and see the need - maybe it's the need for the poor, to help poor people. Maybe it's the need to get involved in the race problem, as Martin Luther King was - felt called.

I may be the prat in the hat, that's cool, but I drive an Aston Martin DB5.

I'm sorry, but having an Aston Martin DB9 on the drive and not driving it is a bit like having Keira Knightley in your bed and sleeping on the couch.

If we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

's birthday at a time of presidential inaugurals, this is thanks to Ronald Reagan who created the holiday, and not to the Democratic Congress of the Carter years, which rejected it.

The greatest difference between now and 1964, when I began teaching, is that public policy has pretty much eradicated the dream of Martin Luther King.

The cure for the Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice and Eric Garner tragedies is not education or exposure. It's the Gospel. So, finally, I'M ENCOURAGED because the Gospel gives mankind hope.

In life, purpose is defined by the thing that makes you angry.

Martin Luther was angry; Mandela was angry; Mahatma Gandhi was angry; Mother Teresa was angry. If you are not angry, you do not have a ministry yet.

Every person born into the world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique....If there had been someone like her in the world, there would have been no need for her to be born." --Martin Buber as quoted in Narrative Means for Sober Ends, by Jon Diamond, p.78

Martin's Monsanto poem holds devastating power.

I heard the first public reading at the Resurgence Festival of well-being in London. It brought truth with clarity, not least with a kind of conviction and passion that is all too rare

I was a sober as the next guy. The only problem is the next guy was Dean Martin

I think they [Martin Scorsese, Johnny Carson, Frank Sinatra] liked my honesty.

My personality. For that, they always treated me great. I, in turn, treated them great. No secret about it. My being who I am - that is that.

If I hadn't met those two guys (Billy Martin and Whitey Ford) at the start of my career, I would have lasted another five years.

Rosa Parks sat so Martin Luther King could walk.

Martin Luther King walked so Obama could run. Obama's running so we all can fly.

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Martin Luther King did not stir his audience in 1963 by declaiming 'I have a nightmare'

People have to allow themselves to be used by God and Martin [Luther King, Jr.

] committed himself totally to God's will and purpose and God is always waiting for someone who is willing to do that.

We can’t sit back and celebrate Martin King and ask when will there be another like him. No, no my dear young friends. We must join our voices with that blessed poet June Jordan and demonstrate that 'we are the ones we’ve been waiting for.'

It is Martin King who taught that a real moral struggle seeks to win partners, not to leave victims.

If I were to be any celebrity, I'd be Chris Martin.

I've always wondered what it would be like to be jealous of Thom Yorke.

Martin Luther King taught us all nonviolence.

I was told to extend nonviolence to the mother and her calf.

He [Martin Luther King Jr.] always used to say you have no choice about being born or dying. The only thing you have a choice about is what you die for.

I think you can find some rationales for that if we look at the background out of which he came. Martin [Luther King] had come out of a highly competitive, black, middle-class background.

She's (Christy Martin) voluptuous and intoxicating no smear lipstick.

Here's a woman who pounds it out and her lipstick don't smear. Revlon should jump on that like white on rice, you know what I mean? Max Factor, Elizabeth Arden.

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