"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces,
I would still plant my apple tree."
"Only in the darkness can you see the stars."
"I have decided to stick with love. ...Hate is too great a burden to bear."
"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies,
but the silence of our friends."
"Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude."
"The time is always right to do the good thing."
"The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined
nonconformists who are dedicated to
justice, peace and brotherhood."
"We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today.
We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.
In this unfolding conundrum of life and history,
there is such a thing as being too late.
This is no time for apathy or complacency.
This is a time for vigorous and positive action."
"We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the
fierce urgency of now."
"We will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters, and righteousness like a
I am blessed to have lived in your time, Martin.
And I carry your message in my heart each and every day.