Definition of Greatness

Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve.You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. You don’t have to know Einstein’s theory of relativity to serve. You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love.

– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“The Drum Major Instinct”
Delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, February 4, 1968
Quote source can be found here and image source can be found here.
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~ by Omaira on January 21, 2013.

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