“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”–Matthew 5:9
One of the best peacemakers of perpetuity was none aside fromDr Martin Luther King Jr.
A Baptist minister and activist,Dr King is best understood for quietly leading the civil liberties motion with nonviolent strategies based upon his deep Christian beliefs.
Y’ all, this guy was strong. He had lots of enthusiasm, grace, Christ’s love, and justice. He sculpted the method for modification in this country, and he made peace where there was absolutely nothing however department.
In honor of his management, tradition, and faith we take this day to bear in mind and commemorate him.
Here are 20 Martin Luther KingJr quotes for living your best life.
“God desires us to hope, and He wishes to hear our prayers. Not since we merit, however since He is merciful.
“Faith is taking the initial step even when you do not see the entire staircase.”
“I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; But whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.”
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness. Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that.”
“We must learn to live together like brothers, or we will perish together like fools.”
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
“The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers.”
“Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.”
“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.”
“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
“Character is how you treat those who can do nothing for you.”
“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
“The time is always right, to do what is right.”
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy.”
“If you can’t fly, run. If you can’t run, walk. If you can’t walk, crawl. But by all means, keep moving.”
“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.”
Peace & &Justice
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
“True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it’s the presence of justice.”
“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.”
May all of us aim to be peacekeepers likeDrKing today!