Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘ What are you doing for others ? ‘ Martin Luther King, Jr .
Day. Dr. King once stated, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘ What are you doing for others ?’
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. King once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?” This has become the motto of many volunteer organizations that sponsor events on MLK Day. Dr. King believed that strength came from a community working together as a whole.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Letter from a Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others .” “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others and if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” “Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.” “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.”
Kindness Quotes “When I was young, I admired clever people. “Happiness is the new rich. “Constant kindness can accomplish much. “ Kindness is the ability to know what the right thing to do is and having the courage to do it!!” “ Kindness is caring for others, even when they may not care for you.”
Quotes About Helping Others “Part of being a person is about helping others .” – “A community is like a ship, everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.” – “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” – “Earn your success based on service to others , not at the expense of others .” – H.
As we honor Martin Luther King, Jr., I am reminded of a quote often attributed to him: “ If I cannot do great things , I can do small things in a great way.” King, of course, did both. In actions great and small, he helped to change the course of American society—an inspiration to all of us.
9 Ways To Meaningfully Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr . Day This Year Educate yourself, because history classes rarely gave us the whole truth. Talk to your older family members. Talk to the problematic folks. Do some good. Create. Support a Black-owned business. Go on an informative trip. Watch films about King’s life.
It is observed on the third Monday of January each year. King’s birthday is January 15. The holiday is similar to holidays set under the Uniform Monday Holiday Act. The earliest Monday for this holiday is January 15 and the latest is January 21.
Martin Luther King , Jr., was a Baptist minister and social rights activist in the United States in the 1950s and ’60s. He was a leader of the American civil rights movement. He organized a number of peaceful protests as head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, including the March on Washington in 1963.
MLK would be 92 today . Here’s how Twitter users honored him.