Martin Luther Quotes (183 quotes)
“Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.”
On Marriage (1530).
“To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.”
As quoted in "Talking it over: fifty-two inspiring devotionals with daily Bible readings for people on the move" by George Sweeting, Moody Publishers, 1979 - ISBN: 9780802485298
Large Catechism (1529), "The First Commandment"
“The mad mob does not ask how it could be better, only that it be different. And when it then becomes worse, it must change again. Thus they get bees for flies, and at last hornets for bees.”
Whether Soldiers Can Also Be in a State of Grace (1526).
“Faith looks to the word and the promise; that is, to the truth. But hope looks to that which the word has promised, to the gift.”
Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMartin Luther
Born: November 10, 1483
Died: February 18, 1546 (aged 62)
Occupation: Leader, monk, priest, theologian, professor
Bio: Martin Luther was a German monk, priest, professor of theology and iconic figure of the Protestant Reformation. He strongly disputed the claim that freedom from God's punishment for sin could be purchased with money. He confronted indulgence salesman Johann Tetzel with his Ninety-Five Theses in 1517.
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“The absence of romance in my history will, I fear, detract somewhat from its interest; but if it be judged useful by those inquirers who desire an exact interpretation of the future, which in the course of human things must resemble if it does not reflect it, I shall be content. In fine, I have written my work, not as an essay which is to win the applause of the moment, but as a possession for all time.”