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9 MLK Quotes to Inspire Your Day of Service

Posted by Rebecca Bauer on Mon, Jan 11, 2016 @ 07:01 AM

 

For a number of years now, the Corporation for National and Community Service has declared  Martin Luther King Day, “A Day On, Not a Day Off.” It is truly fitting that we honor this American hero by giving back to others.

For lesson plans, promising practices and articles on service learning, we encourage you to become a Character.org member to receive an official Day of Service Toolkit. For inspiration, read these words of wisdom from MLK.

 

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2.The_function_of_education_is_to_teach_one_to_think_intensively_and_to_think_critically._Intelligence_plus_character_-_that_is_the_goal_of_true_education.-1.jpg

 

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The_reason_most_people_never_reach_their_goals_is_that_they_dont_define_.jpeg

 

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5.I_look_to_a_day_when_people_will_not_be_judged_by_the_color_of_their_skin_but_by_the_content_of_their_character..jpg

 

6.Philanthropy_is_commendable_but_it_must_not_cause_the_philanthropist_to_overlook_the_circumstances_of_economic_injustice_which_make_philanthropy_necessary..jpg

 

7.

That_old_law_about_an_eye_for_an_eye_leaves_everybody_blind._The_time_is_always_right_to_do_the_right_thing.-1.jpg

 

 

8. Take_a_walk.jpg

9.

Lifes_most_persistent_and_urgent_question_is_What_are_you_doing_for_others.jpg

 

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Topics: Service learning