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Whatever career you may choose...

Whatever career you may choose for yourself - doctor, lawyer, teacher - let me propose an avocation to be pursued along with it. Become a dedicated fighter for civil rights. Make it a central part of your life. It will make you a better doctor, a better lawyer, a better teacher. It will enrich your spirit as nothing else possibly can. It will give you that rare sense of nobility that can only spring from love and selflessly helping your fellow man. Make a career of humanity.Commit yourself to the noble struggle for hum

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A nation or civilization that ...

A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.

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I have a dream that my four li...

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.

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Discrimination is a hellhound ...

Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.

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He who passively accepts evil ...

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.

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The more there are riots, the ...

The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society.

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It is a tragic mix-up when the...

It is a tragic mix-up when the United States spends $500,000 for every enemy soldier killed, and only $53 annually on the victims of poverty.

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The Negro's great stumbling bl...

The Negro's great stumbling block in the drive toward freedom is not the White Citizens Councilor or the Ku Klux Klanner but the white moderate who is more devoted to order than to justice.

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All labor that uplifts humanit...

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

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Nonviolence means avoiding not...

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.

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