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I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal.”… 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. I have a dream today.
"I Have a Dream," speech at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., August 28, 1963
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Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be considered an outsider anywhere within its bounds.
Letter from a Birmingham Jail, 16 April 1963
The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be.
'Letter from Birmingham Jail' in Why We Can't Wait 1963.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Strength to Love pt. 4 ch. 3 (1963)
We have genuflected before the god of science only to find that it has given us the atomic bomb, producing fears and anxieties that science can never mitigate.
Strength to Love ch. 13 (1963)
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
Acceptance Speech, on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, December 10, 1964