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.~ Martin Luther King Jr

In January, 2011,  I did two posts, Little known Facts About Martin Luther King, Jr and 82 Motivational Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr, to celebrate his Special Day.

I don’t know the statistics but I can guarantee that his name is mentioned by someone every single day. For all I know, it could be every hour … especially when it comes to his quotes and sayings.

This year, to celebrate his special day, I’m sharing with you 10 of my favorite inspirational quotes and sayings by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  It wasn’t easy finding the perfect images for the quotes but I had a lot of fun –  they’re imperfectly perfect.

For your inspiration and motivation – here are the quotes.Enjoy! Let me know which one is your favorite. If your favorite is not mentioned add it in the comment section below.


“No person has the right to rain on your dreams.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

“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.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy to a friend.”
― Martin Luther King Jr

“Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars… Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

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

The time is always right to do the right thing.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


It’s a wrap

Please share your favorite Inspirational Martin Luther King Jr. Quote. Are you doing anything special for his birthday celebration?

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