Michigan Links (May 31, 2010)

A piece of freedom is no longer enough for human beings . . . unlike bread, a slice of liberty does not finish hunger. Freedom is like life. It cannot be had in installments. Freedom is indivisible–we have it all, or we are not free. — Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) Baptist Minister, Civil Rights Leader and 1964 Nobel Prize-Winner for Peace

 

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An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law. — Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) Baptist Minister, Civil Rights Leader and 1964 Nobel Prize-Winner for Peace

 

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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. 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. . . Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that. — Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) Baptist Minister, Civil Rights Leader and 1964 Nobel Prize-Winner for Peace

 

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