"Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood, the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Coretta Scott King on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Coretta Scott King on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Coretta Scott King on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Coretta Scott King on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Coretta Scott King on James C. Dobson
"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."
"Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated."
"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."