Martin Luther King Jr Quotes

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed; We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal


You can kill the dreamer, but you can’t kill the dream.


I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a desert state sweltering in the heat of injustice and oppression, will one day be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice.


Today, is a great day to make a difference for someone. ‘I have a dream’.


We have a great dream. It started way back in 1776, and God grant that America will be true to her dream.


This will be the day when we shall bring into full realization the dream of American democracy — a dream yet unfulfilled. A dream of equality of opportunity, of privilege and property widely distributed; a dream of a land where men will not take necessities from the many to give luxuries to the few….


I look forward confidently to the day when all who work for a living will be one with no thought to their separateness as Negroes, Jews, Italians or any other distinctions. This will be the day when we bring into full realization the American dream — a dream yet unfulfilled.


I have a dream that one day, down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of “interposition” and “nullification” – one day right there in Alabama little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.


I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, sons of former slaves and sons of former slave-owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. I have a dream that one day, even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression; will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. I have a dream my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by content of their character. I have a dream today!


I have a dream… I have a dream today… And if America is to be a great nation this must become true.


And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.


I have a dream! To be free at last! Free at last! Free at last. And if a man has nothing to die for, Then his life is worth nothing.


I have a dream, one dream, keep dreaming. Dream of freedom, justice dreaming, dreaming of equality and hopefully no longer required to dream them


I still have a dream today that one day war will come to an end, that men will beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into pruning hooks, that nations will no longer rise up against nations, neither will they study war any more.


Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.


We have guided missiles and misguided men.


Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.


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


The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: ‘If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?’ But… the good Samaritan reversed the question: ‘If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?’


The greatest purveyor of violence in the world : My own Government, I can not be Silent.


Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.


Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.


Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.


We must see that peace represents a sweeter music, a cosmic melody, that is far superior to the discords of war.