10 powerful quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

ChicagoPride.com
January 17, 2022

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke eloquently and compellingly about equality, freedom, social justice, courage, family, friendship, forgiveness, and love. Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 17, 2022, is a holiday meant to inspire and commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Here are some of the most famous and powerful messages delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. All words that still ring true today.

(Photo by Raffaele Nicolussi on Unsplash)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke eloquently and compellingly about equality, freedom, social justice, courage, family, friendship, forgiveness, and love. Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 17, 2022, is a holiday meant to inspire and commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  

Here are some of the most famous and powerful messages delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. All words that still ring true today.

(Photo by Raffaele Nicolussi on Unsplash)

Spoken during an address in Atlanta for the 1967 Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The title of the address was, "Where Do We Go From Here?"
(Photo by The New York Public Library on Unsplash)

This comes from the 1965 commencement address Dr. King delivered at Oberlin College in Ohio. The address was entitled, "Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution."

 

From the sermon "Love in Action," believed to be first written by King sometime in 1962 or 1963.

 

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.“

"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."

Dr. King discussing the civil rights movement in 1965.

 

 

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