Martin Luther Quotes


79 Martin Luther quotes:



"No man ought to lay a cross upon himself, or to adopt tribulation, as is done in popedom; but if a cross or tribulation come upon him, then let him suffer it patiently, and know that it is good and profitable for him."
"Every great book is an action, and every great action is a book."
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"For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver."
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"Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave."
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"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."
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"When schools flourish, all flourishes"
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"There is no rustic so rude but that, if he dreams or fancies anything, it must be the whisper of the Holy Ghost, and he himself a prophet"
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"Thoughts pay no duty."
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"There is no justification without sanctification, no forgiveness without renewal of life, no real faith from which the fruits of new obedience do not grow."
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"If I had to refute all the other articles of the Jewish faith, I should be obliged to write against them as much and for as long a time as they have used for inventing their lies - that is, longer than two thousand years"
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"Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding."
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"Faith is permitting ourselves to be seized by the things we do not see."
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"Reason is the enemy of faith"
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"If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained. He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself."
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"Nothing on earth is so well-suited to make the sad merry, the merry sad, to give courage to the despairing, to make the proud humble, to lessen envy and hate, as music"
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"Here I stand; I can do no other. God help me. Amen!"
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"Reason is the greatest enemy that faith has; it never comes to the aid of spiritual things, but - more frequently than not - struggles against the divine Word, treating with contempt all that emanates from God"
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"The words of the Hebrew tongue have a peculiar energy, ... It is impossible to convey so much so briefly in any other language. To render them intelligibly we must not attempt to give word for word translations, but only aim at the sense and the [original Author's] idea."
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"An earthly kingdom cannot exist without inequality of persons. Some must be free, some serfs, some rulers, some subjects."
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"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired, although not in the hour or in the measure, or the very thing which they ask. Yet they will obtain something greater and more glorious than they had dared to ask."
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