In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
Keep moving. Let nothing slow you up. Move on with dignity and honor and respectability.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
One day somebody should remind us that, even though there may be political and ideological differences between us, the Vietnamese are our brothers, the Russians are our brothers, the Chinese are our brothers; and one day we've got to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.
The time is always right to do what’s right.
A man can't ride your back unless it's bent.
Love is the most durable power in the world. This creative force … is the most potent instrument available in mankind's quest for peace and security.
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.
We must discover the power of love, the power, the redemptive power of love. And when we discover that we will be able to make of this old world a new world. We will be able to make men better. Love is the only way.
An Individual has not started living fully until they can rise above the narrow confines of individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of humanity. Every person must decide at some point, whether they will walk in light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. This is the judgment: Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'
If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover these precious values: that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.
We must meet hate with love. We must meet physical force with soul force. … We must follow nonviolence and love.
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