|It is not enough to say, "We must not wage war." It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it. We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war, but on the positive affirmation of peace.|
There is no question, however, that the wall of quotes surrounding the memorial is a hit with visitors. Few men are as quotable as King, and his words resonate with the best that is in us.
In honor of the day, here are a few quotes from the wall of the memorial.
|Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.|
|I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.|