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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Biography - Martin Luther King Jr.:

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

Quote

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.
Martin Luther King Jr.




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La véritable grandeur d'un homme ne se mesure pas à des moments où il est à son aise, mais lorsqu'il traverse une période de controverse et de défis.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

German
Die wahre Größe eines Menschen zeigt sich nicht in den Momenten der Bequemlichkeit, sondern in Zeiten der Herausforderung und Kontroversen.”
Martin Luther King Jr.




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The time is always right to do what is right.”
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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.”
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Life's most persistent and urgent question is: “What are you doing for others?””
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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.”
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Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.”
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