10 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes For Eating Disorder Recovery

Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King was a revolutionary man. He stood up for his beliefs and started a movement that changed the course of American History. His passion, vision and conviction for combating racial inequality through nonviolence led him to win one of the most prestigious awards, the Nobel Peace Prize.

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day here are 10 quotes you can apply to your eating disorder recovery.


If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk than crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.


Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear.


Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.


I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.


Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction.


Only in darkness can you see the stars.


I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.


No person has the right to rain on your dreams.


The ultimate test of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and moments of convenience, but where he stands in moments of challenge and moments of controversy.


Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.

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