Martin Luther King Jr.

American minister, activist, leader of the US Civil Rights Movement


What is the Universe made of?

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

July 24, 2018

What is the origin of good?

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ... The time is always right to do what is right.

July 24, 2018

What is the origin of evil?

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

July 24, 2018

Is there free will?

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.

July 24, 2018

What is the nature of the mind?

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. ... When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.

July 24, 2018

How do you find truth?

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.

July 24, 2018

What is the meaning of life?

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.

July 24, 2018

What question is missing?

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

July 24, 2018