"If physical death is the price that I must pay to free my white brothers and sisters from a permanent death of the spirit, then nothing can be more redemptive."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Helen Keller
"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."
"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."
"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."