Martin Luther Quotes (235 quotes)
Holborn, Hajo; A HISTORY OF MODERN GERMANY: The Reformation; 1959/1982 Princeton university Press.
“And I myself, in Rome, heard it said openly in the streets, If there is a hell, then Rome is built on it. That is, After the devil himself, there is no worse folk than the pope and his followers.”
Against the Roman Papacy, An Institution of the Devil ( Wider das Papstum zu Rom vom Teuffel Gestifft, A. D. 1545)
“A penny saved is of more value than a penny paid out (Der Sparpfennig ist reicher denn der Zinspfenning).”
What Luther Says, Section on Life, Human, No. 2438. Rules for a Thrifty Life. 2, p. 784.
“Heretics cannot themselves appear good unless they depict the Church as evil, false, and mendacious. They alone wish to be esteemed as the good, but the Church must be made to appear evil in every respect.”
Dictata super Psalterium (Dictations on the Psalter)
“I shall not have it judged by any man, not even by any angel. For since I am certain of it, I shall be your judge and even the angels' judge through this teaching (as St. Paul says ) so that whoever does not accept my teaching may not be saved - for it is God's teaching and not mine.”
Against the Spiritual Estate of the Pope and the Bishops Falsely So Called, July 1522.
“It is an unsufferable blasphemy to reject the public ministry or to say that people can become holy without sermons and Church. This involves a destruction of the Church and rebellion against ecclesiastical order; such upheavals must be warded off and punished like all other revolts.”
In Luther, Hartmann Grisar, 1915, London, Kegan Paul, Trench, vol. 4, p. 126, (referencing, the Corpus Reformatorum, vol. 4, 737-740. )  
The Duty of a Husband and Wife (17 March 1539), No. 4408. LW 54:337. - Table Talk (1569)
Table Talk (1569)
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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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