MLK QUOTES ABOUT LOVE

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.”

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

“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.”

“Love is the key to the solution of the problems of the world.”

“Love is the only force powerful enough to turn an enemy into a friend.”

“Love is the most durable power in the world.”

“Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.”

“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.”

“Love is the only force capable of turning an enemy into a friend.”

“Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.”

“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.”

“I believe that love is the key to civilization.”

“Love is creative and redemptive. Love builds up and unites; hate tears down and destroys.”

“Love is the supreme unifying principle of life.”

“Love is not a sentimental something that we talk about. It is not merely an emotional something. Love is creative, understanding goodwill for all men. It is the refusal to defeat any individual. When you rise to the level of love, of its great beauty and power, you seek only to defeat evil systems. Individuals who happen to be caught up in that system, you love, but you seek to defeat the system.”

“Hate is rooted in fear, and the only cure for fear-hate is love.”

“Love is the most powerful force in the world.”

“Love is one of the pivotal elements of the Christian faith.”

“Love is the key that unlocks the door which leads to ultimate reality.”

“Love is the only thing capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.”