Considered one of the greatest orators of all time, civil rights activist and Nobel Prize winner Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke passionately, honestly and with deep conviction on many topics. I have always found him to be an amazing thinker and speaker. Here, in no particular order, are five of my most favorite quotes from this inspiring man.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
“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.”
“He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.”
And probably my favorite:
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”