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What is needed is a realization that power without love?

What is needed is a realization that power without love?

What is needed is a realization that power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anaemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice. Ultimately a genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a moulder of consensus.

How does MLK define power?

“Power properly understood is nothing but the ability to achieve purpose. It is the strength required to bring about social, political and economic change. … Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.”

What does this quote mean I have decided to stick with love/hate is too great a burden to bear?

Hate is too great a burden to bear.’ This is Martin Luther King Jr’s quote in which he talks about one of his principles that he always stuck to: It is love as opposed to hate. ‘ Stick with something’ means ‘to continue with something or continue doing something’. He always believed in the power and influence of love.

What is needed is a realization that power?

“What is needed is a realization that power without love is reckless and abusive and that love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice. Justice at its best is love correcting everything that stands against love.”

Why is hate a burden?

Hate is too great a burden to bear.” This quote also says that when you have hate in your heart, it weighs you down, but when you have love in your heart, it frees you and it lets you live; it makes everything peaceful and easier. Love stops the hurting tears but gives joyful ones.

Who said the price of hate?

“The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.” – Civil rights leader Eldridge Cleaver, 1968.

Did Martin Luther King Jr say I have decided to stick with love?

Hate is too great a burden to bear.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. Yes, I can SAY I will stick to love, but when I took it into my everyday life, I came up wanting. …

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