Martin Luther King Day Quotes

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
– Leo Rosten

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And we who have toiled for freedom’s law, have we sought for freedom’s soul?Have we learned at last that human right is not a part but the whole?
– John Boyle O’Reilly

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I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
– Barry Goldwater

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To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.
– William Faulkner

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It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.
– Carl T. Rowan

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