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Martin Luther King Quotes –
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This is the BarrierFreeChoices logo. Clicking on it will take you to our home page (which will open in a new window).Illustration: A 1957 portrait of Martin Luther King Jr., standing in a courtroom. Vignette at the lower left corner of Dr. King's portrait depicts the ending of the Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott, a 1950's civil rights protest that had lasted for more than a year.

Portrait of Dr. King by Boris Chaliapin, from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

Text of Dr. King's quotes in the animation:

Quote 1:
"Darkness cannot drive out Darkness; only Light can do that. Hate cannot drive out Hate; only Love can do that."

Quote 2:
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly."

Quote 3:
"An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity."

Quote 4:
"Do not condemn the man that cannot think or act as fast as you can, because there was a time when you could not do things as well as you can today."

Quote 5:
"I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality."

Quote 6:
"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of it's creed: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.'
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