Martin Luther King on Non-Violence

1c045-martin-luther-kingMartin L. King (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968)

I think though that we can be sure that the vast majority of Negroes who engage in the demonstrations and who understand the nonviolent philosophy will be able to face dogs and all of the other brutal methods that are used without retaliating with violence, because they understand that one of the first principles of nonviolence is a willingness to be the recipient of violence, while never inflicting violence on another.

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