35 Coretta Scott King Quotes About Injustice, Equality, And Freedom

Although best known for being the wife of the famous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., coretta scott king was a pioneer in her own right in the fight for equality and the end injustice.

Dr. King adored his wife and wrote in his autobiography:: “My devoted wife has been a constant source of comfort to me through all the difficulties. In the midst of the most tragic experiences, she never panicked or got overly emotional. I have come to see the true meaning of that rather hackneyed statement: a wife can make or break a husband. My wife was always stronger than me through the fight.”

After King’s assassination, Coretta Scott King remained a fearless and passionate activist for civil rights for everyone from the LGBTQ community to poverty-stricken communities. In 1983, she pushed for the Civil Rights Act to be amended to include the LGBTQ community as a protected class. She was also the force behind the federal Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which was signed into law in 1983. She died on January on October 30, 2006, but his legacy through his words of inspiration and motivation still lives on. Here are 35 of the most inspiring. coretta scott king quotes.

35 Coretta Scott King Quotes

“Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul.”

“Hate is too great a burden to bear. He hurts the hater more than the hated.”

“Behind every good man, there is a good woman who reminds you that I met you when you had nothing.”

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