Amit Ray, Indian author of and Philosopher once said,”The more we practice nonviolence in our words, thoughts and actions the more peaceful will be our inner state.”
Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) ‘s 91st birthday and we celebrate his legacy. Today, the world celebrates Dr. King’s message of equality and justice. MLK day is the day for propagating peace, nonviolence, compassion, equality and justice.
MLK, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the embodiment of freedom, equality and compassion. He was inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. On October 14, 1964, King won the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance.
He is widely regarded as one of the world’s most transformative and influential leader of all time.
“I Have a Dream” speech on August 28, 1963, is still considered as one of the best inspirational speech of the world. Some of his famous quotes are:
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King Jr
“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.”
“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
“Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals.” — Martin Luther King Jr