MLK Jr. delivered the speech “I Have a Dream” during the August 28, 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, in which he advocated for civil and economic rights and an end to racial discrimination. At the height of the civil rights movement, King’s speech to more than 250,000 supporters in Washington, D.C., at the Lincoln Memorial, was a pivotal moment and one of the most famous in American history.
There are times when we just need to hear these words over and over again … reminders of what our nation can become if we allow Love to be the guide …
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Daily Quotes for This Week
SUNDAY – “I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality…. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”
MONDAY – ” We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.”
TUESDAY – ”I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality…. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”
WEDNESDAY – “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”
THURSDAY – “He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.”
FRIDAY – “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.”
SATURDAY – “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.”
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.--Romans 8:38-39