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Inspirational Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr

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Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. King became a civil rights activist early in his career. He led the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott and helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1957, serving as its first president. With the SCLC, King led an unsuccessful 1962 struggle against segregation in Albany, Georgia, and helped organize the 1963 nonviolent protests in Birmingham, Alabama. King also helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
 

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
 

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
 

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
 

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
       

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
       

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
       

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
       

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
       

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
       

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
       

Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
       

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
       

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
       

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
       

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
       

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

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
       

That old law about 'an eye for an eye' leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.
       

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
       

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood. Martin Luther King, Jr.
       

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
       

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?' But... the good Samaritan reversed the question: 'If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?'
       

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
       

The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.

posted Apr 21 by Rahul Lokhandwala

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The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.
                  

I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.
                  

Trust is hard to come by. That's why my circle is small and tight. I'm kind of funny about making new friends.
                  

I'm stupid, I'm ugly, I'm dumb, I smell. Did I mention I'm stupid?
                  

Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They're only powerful when you got your back turned.
                  

Somewhere deep down there's a decent man in me, he just can't be found.
                  

My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him.
                  

I am whatever you say I am; if I wasn't, then why would you say I am.
                  

Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.
                  

If people take anything from my music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don't back down.
                  

Everybody has goals, aspirations or whatever, and everybody has been at a point in their life where nobody believed in them.
                  

You know, fame is a funny thing, man, especially, you know, actors, musicians, rappers, rock singers, it's kind of a lifestyle and it's easy to get caught up in it - you go to bars, you go to clubs, everyone's doing a certain thing... It's tough.
                  

I need to keep working on myself for a while.
                  

Anything I've ever said, I certainly was feeling at the time.
                  

I was a smart kid, but I hated school.
                  

A lot of truth is said in jest.
                  

I was going to McDonald's and Taco Bell every day. The kids behind the counter knew me - it wouldn't even faze them. Or I'd sit up at Denny's or Big Boy and just eat by myself. It was sad. I got so heavy that people started to not recognize me
                  

Nobody likes to fail. I want to succeed in everything I do, which isn't much. But the things that I'm really passionate about, if I fail at those, if I'm not successful, what do I have?
                  

Why is it so hard for people to believe that white people are poor?! I wouldn't say I lived in a ghetto; I'd say I lived in the 'hood. The same friends I had back then are the same people on tour with me now.
                  

I always wished for this, but it's almost turning into more of a nightmare than a dream.
                  

Hip hop has always been braggin' and boasting and 'I'm better at you than this' and 'I'm better at you than that.'
                  

I try to treat all the money I'm making like it's the last time I'm going to make it.
                  

I was poor white trash, no glitter, no glamour, but I'm not ashamed of anything
                  

There was certainly, like, a rebellious, like, youthful rage in me. And there was also the fact of no getting away from fact that I am white, and you know, this is predominantly black music, you know.
                  

Nothing on 'Relapse' and very little on 'Recovery' was produced by me.
                  

I try to treat all the money I'm making like it's the last time I'm going to make it.
                  

It creeps me out sometimes to think of the person I was. I was a terrible person. I was mean to people.
                  

Being a student of hip-hop in general, you take technical aspects from places. You may take a rhyme pattern or flow from Big Daddy Kane or Kool G Rap.
                  

I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the freedom of speech to the limit.
                  

Rap was my drug.
                  

It's just hard to meet new people, in my position.
                  

Personally, I just think rap music is the best thing out there, period. If you look at my deck in my car radio, you're always going to find a hip-hop tape; that's all I buy, that's all I live, that's all I listen to, that's all I love.
                  

My thing is this; if I'm sick enough to think it, then I'm sick enough to say it.
                  

I might talk about killing people, but that doesn't mean I do it.
                  

I love the attention but I don't like too much of it.
                  

Say there's a white kid who lives in a nice home, goes to an all-white school, and is pretty much having everything handed to him on a platter - for him to pick up a rap tape is incredible to me, because what that's saying is that he's living a fantasy life of rebellion.
                  

My only scheme was to be a rapper.

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. Mahatma applied non-violence struggle to British first in 1914 in South Africa, is now used worldwide. 

 

Famous Quotes of Mahatma Gandhi 

  1. A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
  2. A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.
  3. A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
  4. A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.
  5. A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
  6. A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
  7. A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
  8. A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.
  9. A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
  10. A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.
  11. A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.
  12. Action expresses priorities. 
  13. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
  14. All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.
  15. All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth. 
  16. Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
  17. Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.
  18. An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
  19. An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
  20. An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.
  21. An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.
  22. Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
  23. Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
  24. Are creeds such simple things like the clothes which a man can change at will and put on at will? Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages.
  25. As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
  26. Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
  27. But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.
  28. Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.
  29. Commonsense is the realised sense of proportion.
  30. Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
  31. Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.
  32. Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.
  33. Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
  34. Each one prays to God according to his own light.
  35. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
  36. Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
  37. Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone.
  38. Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
  39. Faith... must be enforced by reason... when faith becomes blind it dies.
  40. Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
  41. Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
  42. First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win
  43. For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.
  44. Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?
  45. Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
  46. Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
  47. Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it.
  48. God cannot be realized through the intellect. Intellect can lead one to a certain extent and no further. It is a matter of faith and experience derived from that faith.
  49. God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
  50. God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
  51. God, as Truth, has been for me a treasure beyond price. May He be so to every one of us.
  52. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
  53. He is lost who is possessed by carnal desire.
  54. Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
  55. Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
  56. I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.
  57. I am in the world feeling my way to light 'amid the encircling gloom.'
  58. I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.
  59. I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.
  60. I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
  61. I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.
  62. I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious. All act and react upon one another.
  63. I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough in me to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
  64. I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
  65. I did once seriously think of embracing the Christian faith. The gentle figure of Christ, so full of forgiveness that he taught his followers not to retaliate when abused or struck, but to turn the other cheek - I thought it was a beautiful example of the perfect man.
  66. I do all the evil I can before I learn to shun it? Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.
  67. I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following.
  68. I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
  69. I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.
  70. I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice.
  71. I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace.
  72. I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
  73. I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
  74. I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.
  75. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
  76. I think it is the height of ignorance to believe that the sexual act is an independent function necessary like sleeping or eating. Seeing, therefore, that I did not desire more children, I began to strive after self-control. There was endless difficulty in the task.
  77. I took the vow of celibacy in 1906. I had not shared my thoughts with my wife until then, but only consulted her at the time of making the vow. She had no objection.
  78. I wear the national dress because it is the most natural and the most becoming for an Indian.
  79. I will far rather see the race of man extinct than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God's creation, woman, the object of our lust.
  80. I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force.
  81. If a man reaches the heart of his own religion, he has reached the heart of the others, too. There is only one God, and there are many paths to him.
  82. If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
  83. If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
  84. If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.
  85. If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.
  86. In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
  87. In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.
  88. In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
  89. Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.
  90. Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
  91. Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.
  92. Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
  93. Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.
  94. Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.
  95. It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings. 
  96. It is any day better to stand erect with a broken and bandaged head then to crawl on one's belly, in order to be able to save one's head.
  97. It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
  98. It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
  99. It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
  100. It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
  101. It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
  102. It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
  103. It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?  
  104. Jesus is ideal and wonderful, but you Christians - you are not like him.
  105. Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter may be.
  106. Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.
  107. Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared.
  108. Let not the 12 million Negroes be ashamed of the fact that they are the grandchildren of slaves. There is dishonor in being slave-owners.
  109. Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.
  110. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
  111. Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
  112. Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.
  113. Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
  114. Man is supposed to be the maker of his destiny. It is only partly true. He can make his destiny, only in so far as he is allowed by the Great Power.
  115. Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be, at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.
  116. Man's nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.
  117. Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment.
  118. Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.
  119. Morality is contraband in war.
  120. Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.
  121. Morality which depends upon the helplessness of a man or woman has not much to recommend it. Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts.
  122. My life is my message.
  123. My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
  124. My religion teaches me that whenever there is distress which one cannot remove, one must fast and pray.
  125. Nearly everything you do is of no importance, but it is important that you do it.
  126. No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
  127. Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
  128. Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
  129. Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
  130. Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
  131. Non-violence is the article of faith.
  132. Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
  133. Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.
  134. Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
  135. Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
  136. One's own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one's Maker and no one else's.
  137. Only he can take great resolves who has indomitable faith in God and has fear of God.
  138. Ours is one continued struggle against degradation sought to be inflicted upon us by the European, who desire to degrade us to the level of the raw Kaffir, whose occupation is hunting and whose sole ambition is to collect a certain number of cattle to buy a wife with, and then pass his life in indolence and nakedness.
  139. Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French.
  140. Partition is bad. But whatever is past is past. We have only to look to the future.
  141. Peace is its own reward.
  142. Poverty is the worst form of violence.
  143. Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
  144. Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
  145. Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
  146. Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
  147. Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
  148. Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.
  149. Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
  150. Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one's own religion.
  151. Religion is more than life. Remember that his own religion is the truest to every man even if it stands low in the scales of philosophical comparison.
  152. Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.
  153. Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
  154. Self-respect knows no considerations.
  155. Sense perceptions can be and often are false and deceptive, however real they may appear to us. Where there is realization outside the senses, it is infallible. It is proved not by extraneous evidence but in the transformed conduct and character of those who have felt the real presence of God within.
  156. Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
  157. Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
  158. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
  159. That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.
  160. The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
  161. The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems.
  162. The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different.
  163. The good man is the friend of all living things.
  164. The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
  165. The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
  166. The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of the bravest and the most spotless.
  167. The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
  168. The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.
  169. The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
  170. The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
  171. The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
  172. The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires change of heart.
  173. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
  174. There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
  175. There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
  176. There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.
  177. There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings.
  178. There is more to life than increasing its speed.
  179. There is no principle worth the name if it is not wholly good.
  180. There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
  181. Those who know how to think need no teachers.
  182. Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
  183. Though we may know Him by a thousand names, He is one and the same to us all.
  184. To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
  185. To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.
  186. To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
  187. Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.
  188. Truth never damages a cause that is just.
  189. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
  190. Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
  191. Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself.
  192. Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point.
  193. We do not need to proselytise either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study.
  194. We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
  195. We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.
  196. We may stumble and fall but shall rise again; it should be enough if we did not run away from the battle.
  197. We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
  198. We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party.
  199. What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy? 
  200. What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea.
  201. What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
  202. Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.
  203. When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
  204. When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
  205. Where love is, there God is also.
  206. Where there is love there is life.
  207. You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
  208. You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
  209. You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
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 Abraham Lincoln was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.

QUOTES

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."

"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. "

"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."

"All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. "     

"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."      

"Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm."     

"No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar."      

"I will prepare and some day my chance will come."      

"I am a slow walker, but I never walk back."      

"No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent."      

"I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. "     

"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other."      

"Whatever you are, be a good one."      

"The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read."      

"I am naturally anti-slavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. I can not remember when I did not so think and feel."      

"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."      

"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time."      

"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."      

"Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition."      

"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."      

"My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth."      

"Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say, for one, that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow-men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem. How far I shall succeed in gratifying this ambition is yet to be developed."      

"I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong."

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Zlatan Ibrahimović  is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a forward for English club Manchester United  He was also a member of the Sweden national team , making his senior international debut in 2001 and serving as captain from 2010 until he retired from international football in 2016. Primarily a striker , he is a prolific goalscorer , who is best known for his technique, creativity, strength, ability in the air, and his powerful and accurate striking ability. As of February 2017 , he is the second most decorated active footballer in the world ,  having won 32 trophies in his career .

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's "Quotes"

  • You never forget where you come from.
  • I can't help but laugh at how perfect I am.
  • If anything, the children of Paris should be giving me even more money for having the privilege of being in the same city as my incredible quality. And so should David Beckham. Call it a Zlaritable donation.
  • When you buy me, you are buying a Ferrari. If you drive a Ferrari, you put premium petrol in the tank, you hit the motorway, and you step on the gas.
  • I think I am difficult to satisfy, because when I win something, I'm already thinking about the next step, and that is maybe a problem for me. I'm not enjoying the moment. I'm already on the mission to win the next trophy.
  • Do you know what I love about hunting? That I am no one in the woods, no one at all. I thought the animals might recognize me, but they didn't. They did not even ask me for any autographs.
  • If I had an ego as big as the Eiffel Tower, would I have won this many collective trophies? I know people like to talk about it. And O.K., I am not going to answer every story. But maybe I will let my collective trophies speak for themselves. I don't know many other footballers who have won as much. Do you?
  • I think I am difficult to satisfy, because when I win something, I'm already thinking about the next step, and that is maybe a problem for me. I'm not enjoying the moment. I'm already on the mission to win the next trophy.
  • Do you know what I love about hunting? That I am no one in the woods, no one at all. I thought the animals might recognize me, but they didn't. They did not even ask me for any autographs.
  • I read all the time that people think I'm arrogant. They say I am cocky, a bad character. I had that from a young age. But when they meet me, they say, 'That image doesn't fit you.
  • Best player I ever played against? I mean, I played against many, many good players, so I don't know who to keep. I would say Ronaldo the Fenomeno.
  • If you are different, or you have minimum possibilities, you can still succeed. I am living proof of that.
  • When you have my confidence, I will do 200% for you.
  • I always drive like a madman.
  • Some things is made by destiny, yes, other things by hard work, but quality you don't learn. Quality you are born with.
  • Nothing is written in stone, as a career is an unpredictable journey.
  • I think I'm like wine. The older I get, the better I get.
  • I still feel I need to do things 10 times better than other players. Just to be accepted and to improve myself.
  • I do not need a trophy to tell myself that I am the best.
  • I am a guy who likes those who drive through red lights.
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Michael Jordan is an retired american professional basketball player,owner and chairman of Charlotte Hornets . Michael Jordan has played 15 Seasons in National Basketball Association (NBA), and has NBA  champions 6 times and is also known as the best Basketball player . Jordan's individual accolades and accomplishments include five Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards , ten All-NBA First Team designations, nine All-Defensive First Team honors, fourteen NBA All-Star Game appearances, three All-Star Game MVP Awards , ten scoring titles , three steals titles, six NBA Finals MVP Awards , and the 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award . Among his numerous accomplishments, Jordan holds the NBA records for highest career regular season scoring average (30.12 points per game) and highest career playoff scoring average (33.45 points per game).

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Jordan's "Quotes"

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships."


I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.


I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over  and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
 

Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet.

 

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.


Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
 

I'm not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.
 

I won't have any competitive instincts in any sports, other than golf. I can't see being competitive in sports any more.
 

The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can't let yourself be beat because of lack of effort.
 

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
 

Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.
 

I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.
 

In reality, I never want to grow up.
 

In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.
 

We all fly. Once you leave the ground, you fly. Some people fly longer than others.
 

Winning isn't always championships.
 

My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.
 

To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate.
 

There is no 'i' in team but there is in win.
 

There is no such thing as a perfect basketball player, and I don't believe there is only one greatest player either.
 

My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.

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Bill Gates is an American business magnate, author, investor, and philanthropist. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman,  chief software architect and CEO  and was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Gates has authored and co-authored several books.

 

Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest from 1995 to 2007, again in 2009, and has been since 2014

 

  • “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.”
     
  • “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”
     
  • “Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.”
     
  • “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow. “
     
  • “I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.”
     
  • “It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. “
     
  • “If you have 50 different plug types, appliances wouldn't be available and would be very expensive. But once an electric outlet becomes standardized, many companies can design appliances, and competition ensues, creating variety and better prices for consumers.”
     
  • “We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve”
     
  • ‘Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering”
     
  • “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose”
     
  • “By improving health, empowering women, population growth comes down”
     
  • “China adopted a capitalist system in the 1980s, and they went from a 60% poverty rate to 10%”
     
  • “Certainly I'll never be able to put myself in the situation that people growing up in the less developed countries are in. I've gotten a bit of a sense of it by being out there and meeting people and talking with them”
     
  • “The PC has improved the world in just about every area you can think of Amazing developments in communications, collaboration and efficiencies. New kinds of entertainment and social media. Access to information and the ability to give a voice people who would never have been heard”
     
  • “The future of advertising is the Internet”
     
  • “Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up”
     
  • “Globalization has made copper and other minerals more valuable, and Ghana and Kenya have recently discovered mineral resources”
     
  • “Money has no utility to me beyond a certain point”
     
  • “Legacy is a stupid thing! I don't want a legacy”
     
  • “I get more spam than anyone I know”
     
  • “I believe in innovation and that the way you get innovation is you fund research and you learn the basic facts”
     
  • “I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in”
     
  • “We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering”
     
  • “Technology is unlocking the innate compassion we have for our fellow human beings”
     
  • “In almost every area of human endeavor, the practice improves over time. That hasn't been the case for teaching”
     
  • “I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act”
     
  • “If your culture doesn't like geeks, you are in real trouble”
     
  • “Nobody spends any money on smallpox unless they worry about a bio-terrorist recreating it”
     
  • “Being flooded with information doesn't mean we have the right information or that we're in touch with the right people”
     
  • “People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines... There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters”
     
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