I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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