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32 Quotes From Martin Luther King Jr. For Those Who Also Have A Dream

Martin Luther King quotes on peace, love and life that we can still relate to. 

He had dreams, and more.

Being the man who brought revolutions to the country, Martin Luther King Jr. is a leader, a hero, an activist and a thinker. He might not live to see his dreams come true. But his wisdom continues to inspire generations to come.

In face with violence and danger, he showed the world the courage and determination his dreams have given him.

If you have a dream too, these inspirational Martin Luther King quotes can be the lighthouse on your journey.

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. - Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.

MLK believed and personally led nonviolent protests. He was an advocate for civil rights but also peace.

He was deeply aware that hatred could only breed hatred. And violence can only be stopped with love. This quote from Martin Luther King Jr. reminds us all that hate doesn’t solve anything. And we shall always choose love over hate.

Faith is taking the first step, even when you can't see the whole staircase.- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

Faith is taking the first step, even when you can’t see the whole staircase.

 we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

Real friends are those who will step up for you, not turning their backs in the darkest hours. “One fake friend is worse than five enemies.” Fake friends and fake people will eventually show their true colors while real friends will stand the test of time.

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If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

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.

only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.

We have all been there. Difficulties, judgments, setbacks can all make us want to quit. But just as Confucius said, “our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” Pain is proof of progress and growth.

We all have ups and downs, that’s what makes the view impeccable.

No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.

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

the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.

There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. - Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.

No person has the right to rain on your dreams.- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

No person has the right to rain on your dreams.

The time is always right to do the right thing.

If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.

Success doesn’t come together in one day. With a goal as grand as breaking racial barricades, MLK worked towards it step by step.

So if you have found your purpose, your dream or your “why”, don’t stress yourself to “make it” quick. Start small, take baby steps and you’ll get there.

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Lightning makes no sound until it strikes.- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

Lightning makes no sound until it strikes.

Confidence is quiet. Insecurity is loud.

No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

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

If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.

There is no gain without struggle.

There comes a time when we must take a position that is neither safe nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because it is right.

Quietly endure, silently suffer, and patiently wait.

It does not matter how long you live, but how well you do it.

If we do an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, we will be a blind and toothless nation.- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

If we do an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, we will be a blind and toothless nation.

a man can't ride your back unless it is bent.- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

Whenever men and women straighten their backs up, they are going somewhere, because a man can’t ride your back unless it is bent.

A toxic relationship can devour your power and self-esteem. It makes us feel week and vulnerable like there is nothing we can do.

If you are dealing with a toxic friend or lover in your life, this Martin Luther King quote can be your wake-up call. You might not be able to change a narcissist. But you can always set boundaries or cut off that person from your life. The choice is yours. You are more powerful than you think you are.

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Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!

I Have A Dream.

I Have A Dream.- Inspirational quotes of Martin Luther King jr on dreams, life and love

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.

We shall overcome.

We must use time creatively – and forever realize that the time is always the hope to do great things.

a dreamer has his eyes closed and a visionary has his eyes open - Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

The difference between a dreamer and a visionary is that a dreamer has his eyes closed and a visionary has his eyes open.

Love is, ultimately, the only answer to mankind’s problems.

A riot is the language of the unheard.

Hate is too great a burden to bear.- Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

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

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.

Let no man pull you so low as to hate him. - Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on love, peace and dreams

Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.

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Sunday 17th of October 2021

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