'Softmindedness,' Riots, and Science: Seven Lesser-Known King Quotes

7 lesser-known Martin Luther King quotes that feel particularly relevant today.

People love to quote Martin Luther King, Jr. In fact, no man in American history, save for perhaps Thomas Jefferson, seems to evoke the need to rattle off at length his letters, speeches, television interviews, and just about everything he said in between. All this quoting has over the years resulted in some notorious misquotes and manipulations of meaning. Recently, even the U.S. Department of the Interior was shamed into changing a quote on the brand-new King monument in Washington, D.C., when it was revealed that King's words had been taken completely out of context.

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