• Micrography Art of Martin Luther King, Jr.  

    In the style of Micrography, a 9th century Jewish art form in which minute words were written to form representations or images, students selected the following phrases from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speeches to create the image seen here.





    One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.

     

    Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

     

    Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude.

     

    The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

     

    Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.

     

    Intelligence plus character: that is the goal of a true education.

     

    We may have all come in different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.

     

    The time is always right to do what is right.

     

    Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

     

    True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it’s the presence of justice.

     

    The old law of an eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind.

     

    Love is the most durable power in the world.

     

    We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.

     

    If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.

     

    Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.

     

    Life’s most persistent and urgent question is- what are you doing for others?

     

    The time is always right to do what is right.

     

    Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy to a friend.

     

    I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

     

    We’ve learned to fly the air like birds, we’ve learned to swim the seas like fish, and yet we haven’t learned to walk the Earth as brothers and sisters.

     

    If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.

     

    Is is not possible to be in favor of justice for some people and not be in favor of justice for all people.

     

    In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

     

    To ignore evil is to become an accomplice to it.

     

    Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

     

    Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

     

    People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.

     

    Some things are right and some things are wrong. Eternally so, absolutely so. It’s wrong to hate. It always will be wrong.

     

    Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.


    If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you must keep going forward.