The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

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