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A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of conse...   Life
A lie cannot live.   Life
A man can't ride your back unless it's bent.   Life
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.   Death
A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men pur...   Life
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on militar...   Life
A right delayed is a right denied.   Life
A riot is at bottom the language of the unheard.   Life
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should ...   Life
All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us ...   Life
Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world bett...   Life
An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, an...   Life
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.   Life
Before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, we were here. Before the pen o...   Life
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes thro...   Life
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate canno...   Life
Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking mo...   Life
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would sti...   Life
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative al...   Life
Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve. You don't have to...   Life
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.   Life
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole stair...   Faith
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demand...   Life
From the prodigious hilltops of New Hampshire, let freedom ring. From ...   Life
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love ha...   Life
Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must l...   Life
He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who help...   Life
History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period o...   Life
Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step towar...   Life
Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.   Life
I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in p...   Life
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the fina...   Life
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nat...   Life
I have a dream that one day ... the sons of former slave owners will b...   Life
I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill ...   Life
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of f...   Equality
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.   Life
I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountai...   Life
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their s...   Life
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the...   Life
I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells h...   Life
I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something that he will...   Life
I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.   Life
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even...   Life
If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothe...   Life
If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious...   Life
If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, un...   Life
If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian l...   Life
One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Soci...   Life
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided mi...   Science
Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge ...   Science
The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pa...   Equality