Sunday, January 20, 2008

In Honor of Marin Luther King Jr: Famous Quotes

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. one of the greatest people in history, he had the vision, the courage and the dream, here are some of his most famous quotes:

-All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

-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.

-Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. -Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

-Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

-The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: "If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?" But... the good Samaritan reversed the question: "If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"

-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.

-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.

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