Martin Luther King Jr. was born on the 15th of January, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He was an American Christian minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 to 1968. He is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience.
Martin Luther King Jr. participated in and led marches for blacks’ right to vote, labor rights, and other basic civil rights. In 1964, King won the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance.
After his assassination on 4th April, 1968 at Memphis, Tennessee, United States. He was memorialized by Martin Luther King Jr. Day and was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal.
Below, we have compiled an array of popular Martin Luther King Jr. quotes and sayings.