The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between
lightning and a lightning bug.”
Obama: 'There is nobody who can't serve, nobody who can't help'
President evokes MLK's words while celebrating civil rights leader's life during volunteer project with family
“The inscription on the King memorial, located on the National Mall, currently reads: ‘I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness.’ The phrase is modified from a sermon known as the ‘Drum Major Instinct’, which King delivered just two months before he was assassinated in 1968.
In the speech, King's words seem more modest than the paraphrased inscription: ‘Yes, if you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for righteousness. And all of the other shallow things will not matter."’
"The time is always right to do what is right." MLK quote painted by the President