“Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:
– I shall not fear anyone on Earth.
– I shall fear only God.
– I shall not bear ill will toward anyone.
– I shall not submit to injustice from anyone.
– I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.”
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
“A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.”
“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.”
“One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.”
“We who in engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive.”
“Justice delayed is justice denied.”
“With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility.”
“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.”
“To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace.”