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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
We are not makers of history. We are made by history.

R
Yes, I see the Church as the body of Christ. But, oh! How we have blemished and scarred that body through social neglect and through fear of being nonconformists.
A
Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence.
N
Morality cannot be legislated but behavior can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless.
K
Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.
 
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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: 11 Dec 1964.
N: "Strength to Love," 1963.
K: "Strength to Love," 1963.
   


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