Nonviolence is the supreme law of life.
It belongs to the very substance of nonviolence never to destroy or damage another person's feeling of self worth, even an opponent's. We all need, constantly, an advance of trust and affirmation.
Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice.
Dr. King stood for nonviolence and not judging people by their skin and he was someone I looked up to. But I consider my mother to be my role model. She's a very hard worker.
Nonviolence is not a thing that comes easily. You have to learn how to be nonviolent.
I swear to God, it's an incredible force for good if you can remember that nonviolence is the weapon of the strong.
Part of my drive was guilt. I felt if I did not demonstrate my feelings toward nonviolence and civil rights, I would always regret it.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas remains committed to the principles of nonviolence, recognition of Israel, and respect for previous agreements and obligations.
Dr. King was one of my heroes. The method of nonviolence is what I admired about him most of all.
Our purpose in organizing this march is to support and demand guarantees for freedom of expression and nonviolence in society.
Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong.
Human kind has to get out of violence only through nonviolence. Hatred can be overcome only by love. Counter-hatred only increases the surface as well as the depth of hatred.
The evil the enemy may do never expresses all that he is. Nonviolence is a wager-- not so much on the goodness of humanity-- as on its infinite complexity.
He demonstrated that nonviolence is a way to effect change, ... He lived under constant threat of harassment ... and he paid the ultimate price -- death -- so that we may have life and have it more abundantly.
Nonviolence is the greatest of all religions.
He taught us with his actions as well as his words -- he taught the power of nonviolence for human dignity. He was a humble man from ordinary beginnings who became a great man and a hero and one of our greatest teachers.
Nonviolence is a flop. The only bigger flop is violence.
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.
Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.
In nonviolence you must go full steam ahead, if you want the good to come speedily you must go about it with vigor.
I have always believed in dialogue and in nonviolence, and if you look at my background you will see that it has always been my policy to talk to everyone.
All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. King for his bravery and commitment to civil rights and nonviolence that changed this nation - and world - for the better.