Brownback on MLK

Brownback on MLK

Sam Brownback on Martin Luther King Jr.

On Monday, we remembered one of our nation's greatest leaders and a man who changed the course of history and America's conscience, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through his leadership of sacrificial love and devotion, Dr. King enabled our nation to cast off societal shackles and usher in a new era of charity and equality.

Dr. King selflessly gave of his time, energy and his life in order to bring this country to a higher moral plateau and in so doing instilled in us that success should be measured by the "quality of our relationship to humanity."

Today, Dr. King's legacy challenges each of us to achieve greatness through service. We hear his words echo throughout our national consciousness, "Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love." It is at these times that we live up to the legacy of Dr. King.

Sam Brownback is a Republican senator from Kansas.

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