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Martin Luther King Jr. | Break Down Walls

January 21, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. | Break Down Walls

Today we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States. As we reflect on his amazing legacy, we are reminded of his profound message of forgiveness, love, and kindness. His relentless pursuit of justice and perseverance against all odds, continue to inspire not only our team at Break Down Walls, but millions of people around the world. 

With all that being said, here are our 10 favorite MLK Quotes. 

  1. "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." 
  2. "Only in the darkness can you see the stars."
  3. "If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward." 
  4. "Darkness cannot drive out darkness: Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: Only love can do that." 

  5. "That old law about 'an eye for an eye' leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing."
  6. "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." 
  7. "A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."
  8. "Everybody can be great ... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love." 
  9. "A man who won't die for something is not fit to live." 
  10. "No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for."