If the cruelties of slavery could not stop us, the opposition we now face will surely fail. Because the goal of America is freedom, abused and scorned tho' we may be, our destiny is tied up with America's destiny.
Free at last; free at last; thank God Almighty we are free at last.
The Negro's great stumbling block in the drive toward freedom is not the White Citizens Councilor or the Ku Klux Klanner but the white moderate who is more devoted to order than to justice.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Love is the only cement that can hold this broken community together. When I am commanded to love, I am commanded to restore community, to resist injustice, and to meet the needs fo my brothers.
Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever.
We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed
Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.
The greatest purveyor of violence in the world : My own Government, I can not be Silent.
Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.