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Posted by Transylvania County on January 19, 2021

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - MLK

 

"History will have to record the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people."

 

"Life's most persistent and urgent question, 'What are you doing for others?'" - MLK

 

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."  - MLK

 

"The hottest place in hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict." - MLK

 

"Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will." - MLK

 

"Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education." - MLK

 

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” - MLK

 

“The time is always right to do what is right.” - MLK

 

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” - MLK

 

“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.” - MLK

 

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.” - MLK

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy to a friend.” - MLK

“Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a constant attitude.” - MLK