Inspiring Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.

by paulinobrener on January 21, 2014


Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. -

Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude. -

We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. -

Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that. -

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. -

Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights. You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country, and a finer world to live in. -

I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits. -

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. -

We are determined here in Montgomery to work and fight until justice runs ‘down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream. -

True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice. -



Quotes From Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

by paulinobrener on November 10, 2012


“Whatever you can  do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!”

“Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.”

“If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.”

“A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.”

“If I love you, what business is it of yours?”

“We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.”

“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”

“There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

“By seeking and blundering we learn.”

“If you’ve never eaten while crying you don t know what life tastes like.”


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