Monday, 15 January 2018

Martin Luther King Day: 10 Unforgetable Quotes From the Unforgettable Man of History

Martin Luther King Jnr
As the world celebrate Martin Luther King Jnr today and his unforgettable legacies, TheJournalistBlog brings 10 most memorable quotes of the man who saw tomorrow. Just so you know, Martin Luther King Jnr was an American Black Civil Rights Activist. He rose and fought against White Supremacy and won several battles. His famous "I Have A Dream Speech" is regarded as one of the greatest speeches ever made. He was born on January 15the 1929 and was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. Here are some of his most memorable speeches.

1. “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. ”

2. “There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.”

3. “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”

4. “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.”

5. “The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows”

6. “A lie cannot live.”

7. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

8. “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.”

9. “A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.”

10. “Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better. ”
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/martin_luther_king_jr
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/martin_luther_king_jr

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