Jr Quotes

"Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being...

"Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way" ~ MLK Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 21
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β€œIf you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk...

β€œIf 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 have to keep moving forward.” β€” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 13
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"I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republi...

"I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them." β€” Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 18
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Time flies, whe...

Time flies, whether or you're having fun or not. JR
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 08
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"I submit to you that if a man hasn'...

"I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live" -- M. L. King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 18
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I am not an elitist. I like hunting,...

I am not an elitist. I like hunting, red meat, trucks and guns. And yes, I fly coach, middle seat! -Donald Trump Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 24
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In the end, we will remember not the...

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 21
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"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in...

"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" - Martin Luther king Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 21
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As Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, the arc ...

As Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice. I sure hope Donald Trump gets it in the arc.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 11
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"Lawyers spend a great deal...

"Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke." β€” Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 12
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"I have decided to stick with ...

"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 21
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"If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then wa...

"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 have to keep moving forward." - Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 21
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β€œA sensitivity to life is ...

β€œA sensitivity to life is the highest product of education” ― Liberty Hyde Bailey Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 19
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"The time is always r...

"The time is always right, to do what is right." Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 19
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"It may be true that the law cannot make a man lov...

"It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important." β€” Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 23
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"In the end, we will remember not the...

"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” - Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 01
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β€œIn the end, we will remember not the...

β€œIn the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 09
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"We have deluded ourselves into believing the myth that capitalism grew and prospered out of the ...

"We have deluded ourselves into believing the myth that capitalism grew and prospered out of the ethic of hardwork and sacrifices. Capitalism was built on the exploitation of black slaves and continues to thrive on the exploitation of the poor, both black and white both here and abroad." - MLK Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 27
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"Let us say boldly that if the violations of law by the white man in the slum...

"Let us say boldly that if the violations of law by the white man in the slums over the years were calculated and compared with the law-breaking of a few days of riots, the hardened criminal would be the white man." Martin Luther King jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 18
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"Remember that just because you...

"Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn't mean you have to stay there." - Robert Downey Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 25
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β€œPhilanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the ph...

β€œPhilanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.” Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 19
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"Twenty years from now you will be more dis...

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do." – H.Jackson Brown Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 05
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"If the furnace was h...

"If the furnace was hot enough, anything would burn." - John Parker Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 02
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"Human salvation lies in the...

"Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted." β€” Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 21
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"The secret of success is to...

"The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well." -John D. Rockefeller Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 09
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β€œDarkness cannot drive out darkness; only li...

β€œDarkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 24
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"If I cannot do great things, ...

"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 28
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β€œListen, smile, agree, and the...

β€œListen, smile, agree, and then do whatever the fuck you were gonna do anyway.” - Robert Downey Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 03
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"This country has socialism for th...

"This country has socialism for the rich, rugged individualism for the poor." - REV. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 29
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β€œDear future generations: Please ac...

β€œDear future generations: Please accept our apologies. We were rolling drunk on petroleum.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 22
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"It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own boots...

"It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps." - Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 13
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"We must learn to live together a...

"We must learn to live together as brothers or we will perish together as fools" - Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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β€œOur lives begin to end the day...

β€œOur lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” β€” Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 07
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β€œYou don’t have to see the who...

β€œYou don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” β€” Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 29
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"I don't understand why when we destroy something creat...

"I don't understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something created by nature we call it progress." -Ed Begley Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 02
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An individual has not started living until he can rise a...

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broad concerns of all humanity -- Martin Luther King Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 19
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Our lives begin to end the day...

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.-Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 25
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β€œIf you don't build your dream...

β€œIf you don't build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.” ~ Tony A. Gaskins Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 08
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"The arc of the moral univers...

"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." - Martin Luther King, Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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"All of the true things that I am about to tell you are...

"All of the true things that I am about to tell you are shameless lies." - Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (relating the first sentence of The Books of Bokonon in his novel Cat's Cradle)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 10
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"If I cannot do great things....

"If I cannot do great things. I can do small things in a great way." - Martin Luther King JR.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 08
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"We must learn to live togethe...

"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools." - Martin Luther King JR.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 08
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"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hou...

"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 08
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"Injustice anywhere is a...

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." - Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 07
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"Every person that you meet k...

"Every person that you meet knows something you don't; learn from them." - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 05
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"There comes a time w...

"There comes a time when silence is betrayal" - Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 04
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β€œI would rather be governed by the first 2,000 pe...

β€œI would rather be governed by the first 2,000 people in the telephone directory than by the Harvard University faculty.” -- William F. Buckley, Jr. (1961)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 11
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β€œThe ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in ...

β€œThe 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.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 04
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β€œDarkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Ha...

β€œDarkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 01
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β€œLife’s most persistent and urgen...

β€œLife’s most persistent and urgent question is, β€˜What are you doing for others?’.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 23
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Faith is taking the first step...

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 22
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"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only l...

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that" - Martin Luther King Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 20
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β€œDarkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Ha...

β€œDarkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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A genuine leader is not a sear...

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus. Martin Luther King Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 18
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"Love is when the other person...

"Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own"-H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 08
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"I've come to appreciate the planet we live on. It's a small ball in a large universe. It's a ve...

"I've come to appreciate the planet we live on. It's a small ball in a large universe. It's a very fragile ball but also very beautiful. You don't recognize that until you see it from a little farther off." - Guion "Guy" Bluford Jr., combat pilot, astronaut, and first African-American in space
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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We must accept finite disap...

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 12
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Success is how high you ...

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. - George Smith Patton, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 25
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β€œWhen you know your β€˜why’ then your β€˜...

β€œWhen you know your β€˜why’ then your β€˜what’ has more impact, because you’re working towards your purpose.” - Michael Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 12
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Sometimes we have the absolute certainty there's something inside us that's so hideous and ...

Sometimes we have the absolute certainty there's something inside us that's so hideous and monstrous that if we ever search it out we won't be able to stand looking at it. But it's when we're willing to come face to face with that demon that we face the angel. - Hubert Selby Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 17
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"But I know, somehow, that only ...

"But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 16
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"Our scientific power has outrun our s...

"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men." β€” Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 21
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Never let the odds keep you from d...

Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do. H. Jackson Brown Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 12
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"Everybody can be great,...

"Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 22
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"We need leaders not in love with money but in...

"We need leaders not in love with money but in love with justice. Not in love with publicity but in love with humanity." - Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 06
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β€œThe time is always r...

β€œThe time is always right to do what is right” ~Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 16
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"It may be true that the law cannot make a man lov...

"It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important." β€” Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 15
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"I have decided to stick with ...

"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 30
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Human beings will be happier...not when they cure cancer or get to...

Human beings will be happier...not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 20
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"Religion is for people who're afraid of...

"Religion is for people who're afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who've already been there." - Vine Deloria Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 12
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"I don't understand why when we destroy something creat...

"I don't understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something created by nature, we call it progress." -Ed Begley Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 02
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A mind stretched by a new idea c...

A mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 13
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"Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only l...

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that." -Martin Luther King Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 26
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The ultimate mys...

The ultimate mystery is one’s own self. Sammy Davis Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 12
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"I just want the folks in New York to know their cit...

"I just want the folks in New York to know their city still looks very beautiful from space." - Frank L. Culberson Jr (The only American not on earth during 9/11)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 07
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The best preparation for...

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.β€”H.Jackson Brown,Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 15
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A man can’t ride you...

A man can’t ride your back unless it’s bent. Martin Luther King Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 24
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"In the end, we will not remember the...

"In the end, we will not remember the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 16
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"Take the first step in faith. You don’...

"Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." - Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 07
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"If your enemy has a conscience then follow Ghandi ...

"If your enemy has a conscience then follow Ghandi and nonviolence. If your enemy has no conscience like Hitler, then follow Bonhoeffer." ~Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 06
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"The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of th...

"The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract." β€” Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 08
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"I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a ...

"I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character" - Martin Luther King Jr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 28
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The best preparation for ...

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 18
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"True peace is not absence of...

"True peace is not absence of tension; it is the presence of justice." - Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 12
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