818 – “An Individual has not started living fully until they can rise above the narrow confines of individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of humanity. Every person must decide at some point, whether they will walk in light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. This is the judgment: Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?'”

–Martin Luther King, Jr

Quote Number:  738

Source: King Jr, Martin Luther. ““Conquering Self-centeredness.” Sermon. Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama. August 11, 1957. In The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. Volume IV: Symbol of the Movement, January 1957-December 1958. Clayborne Carson, Susan Carson, Adrienne Clay, Virginia Shadron, and Kieran Taylor, editors. University of California Press: Berkeley. 2000. Pg 250. Online Here.

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