“Be a bush if you can’t be a tree. If you can’t be a highway, just be a trail. If you can’t be a sun, be a star. For it isn’t by size that you win or fail. Be the best of whatever you are.”
MEMORABLE QUOTES, 25 Oct 2021
Speech before a group of students at Barratt Junior High School, Philadelphia, 26 Oct 1967
Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesman and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.
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