Words of Wisdom : MLK Day

Today’s holiday is observed in celebration of the life, achievements, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King is one of the most inspiring public figures in all of history. He worked tirelessly and peacefully throughout the Civil Rights movement. While Dr. King is often remembered for his legendary “I Have a Dream” speech, he also has countless other noteworthy quotes that are fantastic to look to for guidance in our everyday lives.

  1. “Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.”
  2. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness. Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that.”
  3. “The time is always right, to do what is right.”
  4. “Only in darkness can you see the stars”
  5. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?”

So while you’re having a lazy day and binge watching your favorite show on the couch, make sure to take a few moments and reflect on Dr. King’s legacy.

Stay Sparkly,


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