Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017: MLK's most inspirational quotes and messages

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017: MLK's most inspirational quotes and messages

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Today is the time set aside to honor Martin Luther King, the slain civil rights leader who message of equality and justice changed America.

 

King,a native of Atlanta, was a minister who went on to lead the civil rights movement until his assassination on April 4, 1968. Here are some of his most inspirational quotes and messages.

 

"Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education." 

 

"The time is always right to do what is right." 

 

"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend."

 

"True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice."  

 

"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."

 

SOURCE: AL.COM