"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."
"All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law. "
"At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love."
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. "
"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear."
"I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land. "
"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?"
"Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal."
Martin Luther King Jr. was a Clergyman and a African-American activist, he was shot for his work as an activist and is recognised as a martyr by two christian Church's.