I Have A Dream Speech Quotes by Simon Sinek, Martin Luther King, Jr., Martin Luther, Maya Angelou, Samuel Francis Smith, David Maraniss and many others.
Dr. King gave the “I have a dream” speech, not the “I have a plan” speech.
Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
Let us not wallow in the valley of despair.
The sweltering summer of the Negro’s legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
The whirlwinds of revolt will continue to shake the foundations of our nation until the bright day of justice emerges.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead. We cannot turn back.
Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last.
But we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt. We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation.
Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.
I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence.
Now is the time to make justice a reality for all of God’s children.
It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note insofar as her citizens of color are concerned. Instead of honoring this sacred obligation, America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked ‘insufficient funds.’