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


Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.

Moorish Proverb

...what thwarts us and demands of us the greatest effort is also what can teach us most.

Matthew Arnold

For three days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off.

Johnny Carson

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.

Albert Einstein

It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.

Sren Aaby Kierkegaard

There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music.

Jim Davis »

The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.

Martin Luther King, Jr. »