"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."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Coretta Scott King on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Coretta Scott King on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Coretta Scott King on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Coretta Scott King on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Coretta Scott King on Ron Taffel
"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."