Our predecessors did not believe in the end of history — or that it bends, inevitably, toward justice. That is up to us. That requires our persistent, painstaking effort. And that is why we come to Munich, year after year after year.
Don’t Count America Out
John McCain

I’ve always loved this sentiment of hope for the future of humanity, and your words here are a strong reminder that it comes with sacrifice and hard work. It’s no guaranteed. I expect MLK would agree, and your years of service prove that you are willing to do the work.