"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Martin Luther King, Jr. on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Martin Luther King, Jr. 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."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Winston Churchill
"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."