We are not makers of history. We are made by history – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
You will change your mind; You will change your looks; You will change your smile, laugh, and ways but no matter what you change, you will always be you. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the positive affirmation of peace. – Martin Luther King, Jr.