31 Best Leadership Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr

Best Leadership Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr

31 Best leadership Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr

Compilation of 31 best leadership quotes by Martin Luther King Jr.

  1. “Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.”

  2. “The time is always right to do the right thing.”

  3. “Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.”

  4. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

  5. “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”

  6. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

  7. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”

  8. “I will not be intimidated, I will not be harassed. I will not be silent, and I will be heard.”

  9. “Creative power can pull down mountains of evil and level hilltops of injustice.”

  10. “Freedom is never voluntarily granted by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed,”

  11. “Leadership never ascends from the pew to the pulpit, but invariably descends from the pulpit to the pew.”

  12. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

  13. “I submit to you that if a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.”

  14. “All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.”

  15. “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.”

  16. “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”

  17. “I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.”

  18. “When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.”

  19. “We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.”

  20. “No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”

  21. “The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.”

  22. “Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.”

  23. “True peace is not merely the absence of tension. It is the presence of justice.”

  24. “Greatness is determined by service.”

  25. “The measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge.”

  26. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

  27. “One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.”

  28. “Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality.”

  29. “A right delayed is a right denied.”

  30. “There are some things so dear, some things so precious,some things so eternally true, that they are worth dying for. And I submit to you that if a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.”

  31. “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.”

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