Quotes by Dr. Martin Luther King

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Dr. Martin Luther King

Other Great Authors

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Hellen Keller

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.

Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill

The only use of a knowledge of the past is to equip us for the present. The present contains all that there is. It is holy ground; for it is the past, and it is the future.

Alfred North Whitehead

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

I was once thrown out of a mental hospital for depressing the other patients.

Oscar Levant

Life is sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.

O. Henry, Gift of the Magi, 1906 »

I have plentyof common sense! I just choose to ignore it.

Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes »

A little kindness from person to person is better than a vast love for all humankind.

Richard Dehmel »