If a law commands me to sin I will break it; if it calls me to suffer, I will let it take its course unresistingly.
To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral.
If you choose to do something, then you shouldn’t say it’s a sacrifice, because nobody forced you to do it.
But at the same time you can’t assume that making a difference 20 years ago is going to allow you to sort of live on the laurels of those victories for the rest of your life.
When you’re young, when you’ve never done anything very much on your own, you imagine that it won’t be so hard.
The dream was not to put one black family in the White House, the dream was to make everything equal in everybody’s house.
Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.