In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, here are some of his most memorable quotes. Enjoy!


  • “If a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.”
  • “We will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.”
  • “A riot is the language of the unheard.”
  • “We must all learn to live together as brothers — or we will all perish together as fools.”
  • “What is wrong in the world today is that the nations of the world are engaged in a bitter, colossal contest for supremacy.”
  • “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
  • “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
  • “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
  • “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
  • “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.”
  • “Mankind must put and end to war or war will put an end to mankind.”
  • “The time is always right to do what is right.”
  • “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ “
  • “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
  • “We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.”
  • “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”
  • “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.”
  • “Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a constant attitude.”
  • “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.”
  • “I have a dream that one day right there in Alabama little black boys and little black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.”
  • “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”

Hope you all enjoy your day!