Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

The means you use must be as pure as the ends you seek.

 
Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Born: January 15, 1929
  • Died: April 4, 1968
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Clergyman, Activist

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his assassination in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.