It was the Sermon on the Mount, rather than a doctrine of passive resistance, that initially inspired the Negroes of Montgomery to dignified social action. It was Jesus of Nazareth that stirred the Negroes to protest with the creative weapon of love.
Martin Luther King
A dream of a nation where all our gifts and resources are held not for ourselves alone, but as instruments of service for the rest of humanity.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right....
Until a man is nothing, God can make nothing out of him.
Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control.
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.