January 28, 2023

Favorite thoughts of MLK by USU Eastern students


This archived article was written by: Terlynn Westphal

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.”
“If we are to have peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.”
“The arc of the of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
“We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor. It must be demanded by the oppressed.”
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
“A riot is the language of the unheard.”

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