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Martin Luther King, Jr.
(1929-1968) born on
Jan 15
US civil rights leader, clergyman. He eloquently led the non-violent Civil Rights movement, 1950-1968 and won the Nobel Prize, 1964.
         
   
F
A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.

R
The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be.
A
The ultimate solution to the race problem lies in the willingness of men to obey the unenforceable.
N
We have genuflected before the god of science only to find that it has given us the atomic bomb, producing fears and anxieties that science can never mitigate.
K
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Strength to Love," 1963.
R: "Letter from Birmingham Jail," in "Why We Can't Wait," 1963.
A: "Where Do We Go from Here: Chains or Community?"
N: "Strength To Love," ch. 13, 1963.
K: "Letter from Birmingham Jail," in "Why We Can't Wait," 1963.
   


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