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.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.