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11 Powerful Martin Luther King Jr Quotes

11 Powerful Martin Luther King Jr Quotes

Martin Luther King Jr was an American hero who used nonviolent strategies to fight for justice, peace, and equality. The civil rights leader was the first African American named man of the year by Time Magazine, the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 35, and became a symbolic figure for non violent protest. In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day here are 11 powerful Martin Luther King Jr Quotes.

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1. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of convenience and comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

2. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects on directly, affects all indirectly.”

3. “If we are to have a peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.”

4. “I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.”

5. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”

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6. “We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”

7. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

8. “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.”

9. “The reason I can’t follow the old eye-for-an-eye philosophy is what it ends up leaving everyone blind.”

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10. “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.”

11. “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.”

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It’s never a bad time to be motivated by the 25 best army quotes brought to you by some of the greatest minds in history. The 25 best army quotes will make you laugh, cry, think and be inspired.

1. “Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.” – Alexander Hamilton

2. “Discipline is the soul of an Army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to all of the weak, and esteem to all.” – George Washington

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3. “Even a phone call that lasts a couple minutes or seconds can make your day or entire week.” – Military Moments

4. “The soldier is the Army. No Army is better than its soldiers. The soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.” – George S Patton

5. “It is fatal to enter a war without the will to win it.” – Douglas MacArthur

6. “Soldiers can sometimes make decisions that are smarter than the orders they have been given.” – Orson Scott Card, Enders Game

7. “I am not afraid of an Army of lions lead by a sheep; I am afraid of sheep lead by a lion.” – Alexander the Great

8. “The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.” – Dwight D Eisenhower

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9. “None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.” – Thomas Jefferson

10. “I can’t expect loyalty from the army if I do not give it.” – George C Marshall

11. “Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way.” – George S. Patton

12. “The Army is the true nobility of our country.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

13. “I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” – Abraham Lincoln

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14. “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.” – Albert Einstein

15. “On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind .” – Dan Lipinski

16. “Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost their confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either is a failure of leadership.” – Colin Powell

17. “Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

18. “Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin

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19. “Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

20. “America’s fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers who have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed.” – Allen Boyd

21. “Ten soldiers lead wisely will beat a hundred without a head.” – Euripides

22. “No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in a time of peace or ensure it of victory in time of war” – Calvin Coolidge

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23. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine

24. “It is hard to lead a calvary charge if you think you look funny on a horse.” – Adlai E Stephenson

25. “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D Eisenhower

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