Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Every man lives in two realms: the internal and the external. The internal is that realm of spiritual ends expressed in art, literature, morals, and religion. The external is that complex of devices, techniques, mechanisms, and instrumentalities by means of which we live. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life’s July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November. – Martin Luther King, Jr.