Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.

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I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed:

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal."

The quality not the longevity of one's life is what is important.

The quality not the longevity of one's life is what is important.

Life's most persistent and urgent question is 'What are you doing for others?'

Life's most persistent and urgent question is 'What are you doing for others?'

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

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    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.

    What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.

    The truth is, of course, that what one regards as interruptions are precisely one's life.

    The truth is, of course, that what one regards as interruptions are precisely one's life.

    We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

    We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

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