Motivational Monday: Keep Moving Forward MLK Quote

Keep moving forward. On this day of observance for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday which was this past Thursday, we are reminded of these three important words: keep moving forward. But what does that look like and mean in your own life?

20 Things You May Not Know About Dr. King

I believe this quote has so much significance even today because even though so many before us fought for us, there is still so much work to be done. Even though there are so many things that try to knock us down, we have to continue to move forward. We have to continue to do the things that may not always be popular.

This post talks about 20 things you may not know about Dr. King, including the fact that he once tried to commit suicide at the age of 12. Can you imagine how much different our country and world would’ve been without his voice? It’s not always easy to keep moving forward, especially when you feel the weight of the world on your shoulders. But this quote is a strong reminder of the fact that it’s just one step at a time. Do what you can, at your own pace and you will eventually get there.

20 Things You May Not Know About Dr. King

{Click to Tweet}: “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” #MLK


In celebration of Dr. King, what will you commit to moving forward in your life?

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20 Things You May Not Know About Dr. King

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  • Kim
    January 19, 2015 at 11:39 AM

    Praise God that MLK did not allow fear to hinder him or caused him to abort God’s promise and the vision given to him.
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  • Siobhan (BeFree Project)
    January 19, 2015 at 6:44 PM

    You’re absolutely right, I did not know many of those things about Dr. King that you shared in your previous post. Thank you so much for sharing, I’m definitely more informed and I will be passing this info on. Great post!

  • Nadeen White
    January 20, 2015 at 6:12 AM

    Such a simple statement but so powerful and so true. I was especially moved this year with everything going on in our country bee have to keep the fight going.

  • MJ
    January 20, 2015 at 4:48 AM

    Moving Forward! So simple even through the difficult times if you have faith along the way. I’m moving forward with my dreams. Thanks Christine.
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  • Janeane Davis
    January 20, 2015 at 7:40 AM

    I like this quote. It comes up on my calendar every day. I put it there as a reminder that I must always move, I must always work my plan.
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  • Christine St.Vil
    January 20, 2015 at 2:32 PM

    I agree Nadeen! And I think that's what really matters is that we keep figting. Thanks for sharing!

  • Adanna
    January 20, 2015 at 6:18 PM

    Keep moving Forward is one of my favorite quotes from Dr. King. That’s one of my personal mottos, taking steps forward even if they are really small.
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