Martin Luther King Jr. Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Martin Luther King Jr. quotes, Martin Luther King Jr. sayings, and Martin Luther King Jr. proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted. Martin Luther King Jr.
All the cunning of the devil is exercised in trying to tear us away from the word. Martin Luther King Jr.
The best way to drive out the devil, if he will not yield to texts of Scripture, is to jeer and flout him, for he cannot bear scorn. Martin Luther King Jr.
We shall match your capacity to inflict suffering with our capacity to endure suffering. Do to us what you will and we shall continue to love you. Martin Luther King Jr.
I came to Nashville, not to bring inspiration, but to gain inspiration from the great movement that has taken place in this community. Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. Martin Luther King Jr.
In this revolution, no plans have been written for retreat. Martin Luther King Jr.
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King Jr.
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King Jr.
Christ is the master; the Scriptures are only the servant. Martin Luther King Jr.
You do not write your life with words...You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do. Martin Luther King Jr.
God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars. Martin Luther King Jr.
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage. Martin Luther King Jr.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or the darkness of destructive selfishness. This is the judgment. Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others? Martin Luther King Jr.
Good works do not make a good man, but a good man does good works. Martin Luther King Jr.
The quality, not the longevity, of one's life, is what is important. Martin Luther King Jr.
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people. Martin Luther King Jr.
What greater rebellion, impiety, or insult to God can there be than not to believe his promises? Martin Luther King Jr.
For truth and duty it is ever the fitting time; who waits until circumstances completely favor his undertaking, will never accomplish anything. Martin Luther King Jr.
Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave. Martin Luther King Jr.
You should concentrate on the heights which you are determined to reach, not look back into the depths to which you once fell. Martin Luther King Jr.
I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother in law. Martin Luther King Jr.
Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it It does not matter how long you live. Martin Luther King Jr.
Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. Martin Luther King Jr.