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.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The time is always right to do what is right.
I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.