True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.
I have a dream! To be free at last! Free at last! Free at last. And if a man has nothing to die for, Then his life is worth nothing.
I have a dream, one dream, keep dreaming. Dream of freedom, justice dreaming, dreaming of equality and hopefully no longer required to dream them
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.
We have guided missiles and misguided men.
The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
The greatest purveyor of violence in the world : My own Government, I can not be Silent.
We can dream of an America, and a world, in which love and not money are civilization’s bottom line.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
My study of Gandhi convinced me that true pacifism is not nonresistance to evil, but nonviolent resistance to evil. Between the two positions, there is a world of difference. Gandhi resisted evil with as much vigor and power as the violent resister, but True pacifism is not unrealistic submission to evil power. It is rather a courageous confrontation of evil by the power of love.
Look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin.
I have a dream… I have a dream today… And if America is to be a great nation this must become true.
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 group consisting of mother, father and child is the main educational agency of mankind.
We still have a choice today: nonviolence coexistence or violent coannihilation.
Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political moral questions of our time.
I have a dream, that one day on the red hills of Georgia…