Words of Wisdom in Times of Darkness

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only Light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only Love can do that.

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

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by bad people but the silence over that by the good people.

We MUST learn to live together as BROTHERS or perish together as Fools!

Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral….violence NEVER brings about permanent peace.

The time is always right to do what is right.

I look to a day when people will NOT be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive.

A riot is the language of the unheard.

Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.

….rioting is NOT revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat!

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(teachings of wisdom from the GREAT Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. a REAL American HERO)

MLK

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