The Counselors Top Ten Inspirational Martin Luther King Quotes

The Counselors Top Ten List of Favorite Inspirational Quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King


1.  “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


2.   “No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”  -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


3.   “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


4.   “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


5.   “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.  Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


6.  “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


7.  “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


8.   “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.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


9.   “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


10.  “We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”  -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.