Why We Can't Wait Author:Martin Luther King, Jr Dr, Martin Luther King, Jr Memphis, Tennessee, April 3,1968 — "And then I got Memphis. And some began to say the treats-or talk about the treats that were out. Or what would happen to me from some of out sick white brothers. "Well, I don't know what will happen now. We've got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn't matter with me now. Be... more »acause Iv'e been to the mountain top. I won't mind. "Like anybosy. I would live a long life. Longevity has it's place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will. "And he's allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land. "I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land. "So I'm happy tonight. I'm not worried about anything. I'm not rearing any man. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord"