Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we commemorate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr, the icon of civil rights in America. In honor of the day, and the man, I’d like to share some inspirational quotes from MLK.

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important. – 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.

And here is one of his most famous quotes of all time from his I Have a Dream Speech:

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.’

God bless the USA!

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