My favorite quote of his is that "Silence Constitutes Consent." Simple and to the point. The right thing to do is to do SOMETHING. Being silent is not an option when we witness injustice. He points out that people riot when they are not heard. Let us hear each other and be each others keeper. There is a time to just listen. We have plenty of time these days....to listen and hear what each other is saying. My mother used to say this is why we have two ears and one mouth. We need to listen more. I have to work at it, it doesn't come easy because my mind thinks I have two mouths and one ear.
Today we celebrate Martin Luther King's birthday. He wasn't a perfect man or husband as we all know by history. But he sure had shoes that are hard to fill. I have a dream to go to his new monument in Washington DC. I will get there, I believe it. Here are some of his many wisdom-filled quotes. Feel free to adopt one as your own.