On January 18, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Leigh Graves Wolf

Martin Luther King Jr.

I think Alfred Nobel would know what I mean when I say that I accept this award in the spirit of a curator of some precious heirloom which he holds in trust for its true owners — all those to whom beauty is truth and truth beauty — and in whose eyes the beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace is more precious than diamonds or silver or gold.

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech
December 10, 1964, Oslo, Norway

 

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