Martin Luther King Quotes

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American civil rights leader who rose to prominence and was assassinated during the 1960’s. We’d like to honor Reverend King by including a page of famous Martin Luther King quotes on our blog. Add your own MLK quotes, or any famous quotes, on our Submit a Quote page.

“Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty we are free at last.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“And I’ve looked over, and I’ve 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.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars… Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“I have a dream that my four 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 Jr.

“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

If a man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice. Justice at its best is love correcting everything that stands against love.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“We must combine the toughness of the serpent and the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart.” – Martin Luther King Jr.



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