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Quote of Martin Luther King Jr. - We must develop and maintain the...


Biography - Martin Luther King Jr.:

American Baptist minister.
Born: 1929 - Died: 1968
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il faut développer et entretenir la capacité de pardonner. Celui qui en est dépourvu est dépourvu de la capacité d'aimer.

German
Wir müssen die Fähigkeit zu vergeben entwickeln und erhalten. Derjenige, der die Macht der Vergebung nicht besitzt, besitzt auch nicht die Macht der Liebe.




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Quotes for: love


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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Love, and do what you will.











Quotes for: forgiveness


Quotes

Quotes about forgiveness:


Love truth, but pardon error.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.





I also am other than what I imagine myself to be. To know this is forgiveness.





The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.





Children begin by loving their parents after a time they judge them rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.











Quotes for: power


Quotes

Quotes about power:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





They succeed, because they think they can.





Knowledge is power.





Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.





The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.





He who can, does. He who can't, teaches.











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Quotes for: ability


Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.





The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.





Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.





It is better to trust in ability than in luck.





The scholar is that man who must take up into himself all the ability of the time, all the contributions of the past, all the hopes of the future.





The ability of calm reflection is the beginning of all wisdom, the source of all goodness !











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Martin Luther King Jr. also said...


The time is always right to do what is right.





The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.





If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do – you have to keep moving forward.





Life's most persistent and urgent question is: “What are you doing for others?”





Men, for years now, have been talking about war and peace. But now, no longer can they just talk about it. It is no longer a choice between violence and nonviolence in this world; it's nonviolence or nonexistence.





True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.












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