As advocate of peace and non-violence, Dr. King is still one of the most brilliant and renowned leaders in world history, who created has created some of the most famous and important quotes of this century. These are our top 10 Martin Luther King quotes:
Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.
We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone.
I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.
You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.
Everything that is done in this world is done by hope.
You have as much laughter as you have faith.
Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is proved.
About Our Martin Luther King Quotes:
Widely appreciated for his peaceful ways of voicing human rights and justice for African Americans, Martin Luther King’s reputation still charm the present generation with his leadership and outspokenness during the civil rights movement in 1950’s. Born in January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. King grew up in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood. He was a gifted student, and at 15, he studied law and medicine.
From then, he became a Baptist minister and a social activist who sought for equality among his people, the African Americans, who were economically disadvantaged by other powerful races. Through more peaceful means of gaining progress toward racial justice in America, Dr. Luther King was loved by many of his kind. He was the inspiring, driving force who used powerful and poignant speeches to create an impact to the modern American Civil Rights Movement. Drawing insights from his Christian beliefs as well as the cordial yet moving teachings of the illustrious Mahatma Gandhi, he created and preached a lot of moving sermons but his most famous speech was the ‘I Have a Dream’ that he delivered in August 1963 at Lincoln Memorial. His campaigns also extended against poverty and international dispute that revolved around inequality among members of human family. However, in his significant quest to equality, he met his untimely death in 1968. He was assassinated a day after he addressed his last speech, ‘I’ve Been to the Mountaintop’.