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His Dream

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Today is the third Monday in January and so we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.  As a parent and teacher, I feel that is my responsibility to promote and teach his dream.  This is the first national holiday that honors a black American, an amazing man who helped to change America.  His leadership and power of speech gave people courage and faith to work peacefully.  Today I felt the need to share some of his most poignant and inspirational words:

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’Read More: Martin Luther King Jr. Famous Quotes | http://nj1015.com/5-quotes-to-inspire-you-on-mlk-day-2014/?trackback=tsmclip

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’Read More: Martin Luther King Jr. Famous Quotes | http://nj1015.com/5-quotes-to-inspire-you-on-mlk-day-2014/?trackback=tsmclip

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is what are you doing for others?”

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

“The difference between a dreamer and a visionary is that a dreamer has his eyes closed and a visionary has his eyes open”

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

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

 “I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.”

“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.”