We take a mindful pause to honor the impact of Martin Luther King, Jr. every year, but we remember his legacy on Twitter every day. As an icon and activist, Dr. King is an ever present topic of conversation in Tweets. We looked at how widely his quotes are circulated on Twitter, and found that in the past year alone, there have been over one million Tweets containing the words of the revered civil right leader.
On his birthday, today, let’s look back on 10 of his most Tweeted quotes, starting with his most Tweeted phrase:
And here are the top ten quotes that continue to live on through Tweets:
For those of you who are observing the federal holiday on Monday (as we are), we encourage you to take the holiday to participate in a day of service.
Let’s continue to ring these phrases through our timelines every day as a reminder of the progress we’ve made and the work that still needs to be done.