"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."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Martin Luther King, Jr. on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan."