The hour is late. The clock of destiny is ticking out. We must act now, before it is too late.
Martin Luther King-Letter from Birmingham Jail
For years now I have heard the word "wait." It rings in the ear of every Negro with a piercing familiarity. This "wait" has almost always meant "never."
Martin Luther King
Darkness can't drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate can't drive out hate; only love can do that.
"The Rock and the River"-Leroy
There’s a time to sit still and a time to stand up. That time is now.
If we wait for the government leaders to change their minds and their laws, we’ll be waiting another hundred years.
"The Rock and the River"
All power to the people!
We've got to face the fact that some people say you fight fire best with fire, but we say you put fire out best with water. We say you don't fight racism with racism. We're gonna fight racism with solidarity.