Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act: it is an attitude.
I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence
Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
One who condones evils is just as guilty as the one who perpetrates it.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges
Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.