Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.
Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won you earn it and win it in every generation.
I'm fulfilled in what I do... I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes -- the finer things of life -- would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense.
Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul.
The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members, a heart of grace and a soul generated by love.
I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
There is a spirit and a need and a man at the beginning of every great human advance. Every one of these must be right for that particular moment of history, or nothing happens.
If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent, I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children.
Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.
The nation has lost a committed civil and human rights activist whose life and contributions have made a significant difference.
Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others.
Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people, to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood.
Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood, the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
No abundance of material goods can compensate for the death of individuality and personal creativity.
I've always felt that homophobic attitudes and policies were unjust and unworthy of a free society and must be opposed by all Americans who believe in democracy.