The American Christian minister and activist was Martin Luther King Jr. who, from 1955 until his assassination in 1968, became the most prominent spokesperson and leader of the Civil Rights Movement. King was best known for his Christian belief and the peaceful advocacy of Mahatma Gandhi for promoting civil rights through non-violence and civil disobedience. Martin Luther King, Jr Quotes About Education, Printable, Peace, Faith, God, Kindness, Equality, Love, Capitalism are read below.
- Born:- January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- Parents:– Martin Luther King Sr., Alberta Williams King
- Famous speech: I Have a Dream
- Children: Martin Luther King III, Yolanda King, Dexter King, Bernice King
- Spouse:– Coretta Scott (m. 1953)
- Relatives:- Christine King Farris (sister), Alfred Daniel Williams King (brother), Alveda King (niece)
- Occupation:– Minister, activist
- Awards:– Nobel Peace Prize (1964),Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977, posthumous), Congressional Gold Medal (2004, posthumous)
- Died:– April 4, 1968 (aged 39)Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes
I have a dream that 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 the content of their character.Martin Luther King, Jr.
The time is always right to do what is right.Martin Luther King, Jr.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.Martin Luther King, Jr.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.Martin Luther King, Jr.
We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.Martin Luther King, Jr.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’Martin Luther King, Jr.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.Martin Luther King, Jr.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.Martin Luther King, Jr.
Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.Martin Luther King, Jr.
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.Martin Luther King, Jr.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.Martin Luther King, Jr.
We are not makers of history. We are made by history.Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.Martin Luther King, Jr.