“Darkness cannot drive out darkness….”
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” MLK Strength to Love, 1963.
“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.”
MLK Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, Oslo, Norway, 1964.
“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
“Out of a mountain of despair, a stone of hope”
“True peace is not merely the absence of tension it is the presence of justice.”
Stride Toward Freedom, 1958