Do you have a Dream?
By: Jessica Grammer
Martin Luther King Jr.
A confident, self reliant and a non conformist; Martin Luther King Jr. stood for what he believed.
King was confident about believing that all people should be equal. He spoke his beliefs without doubt. He didn't conform and let things go like his fellow neighbors. He led the way to a new life. he was self reliant as well. He knew that others weren't going to step up and take on the obstacle. He relied on himself to get the job done and voice the opinions of the rest of his followers.
Quotes that make Martin Luther King Jr. A Transcendentalist...
King doesn't conform, he sets the path for everyone else to follow him. He says "Come with me if you want to live." He is asking people to stand up for what is right like he has and help make the difference. He also shows self reliance within this quote. He relied on himself to do what other people wanted. Confidence is expressed in the quote "Nothing in all the world in more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity". He is confident in this belief and states it to many people.
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
This quote relates King and Emerson greatly. Emerson states what King is trying to accomplish. He wants people to follow a different path. Emerson believes people should do so as well.
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