Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes
Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It is a time we set aside to honor and pay tribute to the life and

transformational work of one man who believed he could change the world with the help of God. Through

courageous words and actions, Dr. King strove for peace, inclusion, and harmony among all people.

The influential Civil Rights Leader and Baptist preacher’s words  and example of non-violent protest continue to

inspire generations, and in 2014, his legacy lives on. So EEW editors have gathered 10 of our favorite Dr. King


1. On the Power of Love: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out

hate; only love can do that.”

2. On Handling Challenges: ”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.”

3. On Speaking Up: “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter”

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