12 Pearls of wisdom from Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Some of his best quotes can inspire us today to be better and work for a more loving and just world.

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As the United States celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. today (although his actual birthday was on January 15), we thought we’d look to the powerful activist for some timely advice as we continue to face various challenges to human dignity and equality in society — and general challenges in our own lives. King’s dreams for a better world are just as pertinent today as they were nearly half a century ago.

If you click on launch slideshow below you’ll find some of his powerful words and thoughts and they just might help bring some perspective and beauty to your own life.











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