Instagram: 25 perfect quotes by Martin Luther King Jr. to post on MLK day 2022

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Everything that Martin Luther King Jr. said was powerful enough that you could use his quotes for Instagram posts for months.

His words were inspiring and motivating and you couldn’t help but feel a little better once you read any of his quotes. So let’s spread the motivation around on the MLK day of 2022 and remember him in the best possible way, by posting his quote on Instagram. Here is a great collection of his most powerful quotes for you to choose from –

Best of Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) quotes for Instagram captions

  1. “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
  2. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
  3. “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.”
  4. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”
  5. “Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability but comes through continuous struggle.”
  6. “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.”
  7. “Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals.”
  8. “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”
  9. “Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.”
  10. “No person has the right to rain on your dreams.”
  11. “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”
  12. “The time is always right to do what is right.”
  13. “For when people get caught up with that which is right and they are willing to sacrifice for it, there is no stopping point short of victory.”
  14. “Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude.”
  15. “There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.”
  16. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
  17. “Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.”
  18. “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.”
  19. “True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.”
  20. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
  21. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
  22. “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.”
  23. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
  24. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
  25. “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”