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Marthin Luther King Jr. Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Marthin Luther King Jr.
  1. #1
    “Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.”
  2. #2
    “A persistent schizophrenia leaves so many of us tragically divided against ourselves.”
  3. #3
    “One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom bridge the gulf between practice and profession, between doing and saying.”
  4. #4
    “The soft-minded man always fears change. He feels security in the status quo, and he has an almost morbid fear of the new.”
  5. #5
    “Jesus reminds us that the good life combines the toughness of the serpent and the tenderness of the dove.”
  6. #6
    “When our most tireless efforts fail to stop the surging sweep of oppression, we need to know that in this universe is a God whose matchless strength is a fit contrast to the sordid weakness of man.”
  1. #7
    “On the one hand, we proudly profess certain sublime and noble principles, but on the other hand, we sadly practice the very antithesis of these principles.”
  2. #8
    “When our most tireless efforts fail to stop the surging sweep of oppression, we need to know that in this universe is a God whose matchless strength is a fit contrast to the sordid weakness of man.”
  3. #9
    “Through nonviolent resistance we shall be able to oppose the unjust system and at the same time love the perpetrators of the system.”
  4. #10
    “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”
  5. #11
    “But there are also times when we need to know that God possesses love and mercy.”
  6. #12
    “Any Christian who blindly accepts the opinions of the majority and in fear and timidity follows a path of expediency and social approval is a mental and spiritual slave.”

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  1. #13
    “We need to recapture the gospel glow of the early Christians, who were nonconformists in the truest sense of the word and refused to shape their witness according to the mundane patterns of the world.”
  2. #14
    “But life at its best is a creative synthesis of opposites in fruitful harmony.”
  3. #15
    “..the early Christians... Willingly they sacrificed fame, fortune and life itself on behalf of the cause they knew to be right. Quantitatively small, they were qualitatively giants.”
  4. #16
    “The shape of the world today does not permit us the luxury of soft-mindedness. A nation or a civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.”
  5. #17
    ″ When days grow dark and nights grow dreary, we can be thankful that our God combines in his nature the creative synthesis of love and justice that will lead us through life’s dark valleys and into sunlit pathways of hoop and fulfillment.”
  6. #18
    “Tough mindedness without tenderheartedness is cold and detached, leaving one’s life in a perpetual winter devoid of the warmth of spring in the gentle heat of summer. ”
  7. #19
    “When we are staggered by the chilly winds of adversity and battered by the raging storms of disappointment and when through our folly and sin we stray into some destructive far country and are frustrated because of the strange feeling of homesickness, we need to know that there is Someone who loves us, cares for us, understands us, and will give us another chance.”
  8. #20
    “Everywhere and at all times, the love ethic of Jesus is a radiant light revealing the ugliness of our stale conformity.”
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