Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
“Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.”
“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”
“Human progress never rolls in on the wheels of inevitability; it comes through the tireless efforts of men [and women] willing to be co-workers with God.”
I have decided to stick to love… Hate is too great a burden to bear.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.
“Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person . . . is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.”