7 Great Quotes from Martin Luther King

Here are our seven favorite Martin Luther King quotes. We hope they’ll inspire you, too.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

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

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

“Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. “

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

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