"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Maya Angelou
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Mahatma Gandhi
"For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: 'If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?' And whenever the answer has been 'No' for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Steve Jobs
"The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one."
"We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. 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."
"We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."
"A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan."