"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"
"The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important."
"Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better."
"Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man."
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood."