15 Martin Luther King Jr Quotes About Violence, Hate, Riots, War - Strong Love Quotes

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15 Martin Luther King Jr Quotes About Violence, Hate, Riots, War


1. "A riot is the language of the unheard." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
A riot is the language of the unheard. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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2. "War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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3. "In spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
In spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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4. "Stumbling and groping through the wilderness finally must be replaced by a planned, organized and orderly march." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
Stumbling and groping through the wilderness finally must be replaced by a planned, organized and orderly march. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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5. "The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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6. "Violence ends by defeating itself. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
Violence ends by defeating itself. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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7. "One of the greatest casualties of the war in vietnam is the great society… shot down on the battlefield of vietnam." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
One of the greatest casualties of the war in vietnam is the great society… shot down on the battlefield of vietnam. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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8. "Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love. It destroys community and makes brotherhood impossible. It leaves society in monologue rather than dialogue." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love. It destroys community and makes brotherhood impossible. It leaves society in monologue rather than dialogue. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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9. "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." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
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. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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10. "The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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11. "If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolate night of bitterness, and your chief legacy to the future will be an endless reign of meaningless chaos." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet
If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolate night of bitterness, and your chief legacy to the future will be an endless reign of meaningless chaos. (Martin Luther King Jr.);  #MartinLutherKingJrQuotes
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12. "Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. It is impractical because it is a descending spiral ending in destruction for all. The old law of an eye for an eye leaves everybody blind. It is immoral because it seeks to humiliate the opponent rather than win his understanding; it seeks to annihilate rather than to convert." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet

13. "Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man’s sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet

14. "The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet

15. "Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, nor establish the truth. Through violence you murder the hater, but you do not murder hate. In fact, violence merely increases hate. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet