"When the architects of our Republic magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir."
"This momentous decree is a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice."
"Five score years ago a great American in whose symbolic shadow we stand today signed the Emancipation proclamation."
Martin Luther King jr. was referencing to the founding fathers, Constitution , and Deceleration of Independence as more proof that all Americans are equal and should be treated as much
"This will be the day when all of God's children will be able to sing with new meaning (national anthem)... and if America is to be a great nation, this must become true."
He uses slaves and withering injustice to help describe the situation at hand and how bad it is to be a black man in that day of society trying to get people to see that.
"We cannot be satisfied as long as the negro in Mississippi cannot vote and the Negro in New York believes he has nothing for which to vote."
Saying that Abraham Lincoln signed and gave his life for blacks to be free and they look back to the present and see that blacks are still being treated like slaves and are still being treated unfairly.
He is using God to imply that he is displeased with what has come of the nation and uses the Anthem to say that if equality happens between blacks and whites that the song will now have true meaning and that this nation will be whole and come back as a union.
saying as long as one groups in one state can't vote then the others have no reason to because if one state can't vote then what is to point of voting anyways.
He used Unspoken horrors to imply that the brutality is so bad that no words can describe it and that there can't free any peace as long it keeps going on.
"We can never be satisfied as long as the negro is the victim of the unspoken horrors of police brutality."