"Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Coretta Scott King on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Coretta Scott King on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Coretta Scott King on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Coretta Scott King on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Coretta Scott King on Winston Churchill
"Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others."
"I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation."
"Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation."
"I'm fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes - the finer things of life - would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense."
"There is a spirit and a need and a man at the beginning of every great human advance. Every one of these must be right for that particular moment of history, or nothing happens."