Top 20 Quotes by Martin Luther

Martin Luther

The prosperity of a country depends, not on the abundance of its revenues, nor on the strength of its fortifications, nor on the beauty of its public buildings; but it consists in the number of its cultivated citizens, in its men of education, enlightenment and character.

Martin Luther
Every week I preach justification by faith to my people, because every week they forget it.
Martin Luther

I was born to fight devils and factions. It is my business to remove obstacles, to cut down thorns, to fill up quagmires and to open and make straight paths. If I must have some failing let me rather speak the truth with too great sincerity than once to act the hypocrite and conceal the truth.

Martin Luther
Adam and Eve derived the fullness of joy and bliss from their contemplation of all the animal creatures.
Martin Luther

God does not need your good works, but your neighbor does.

Martin Luther
No great saint lived without errors.
Martin Luther

..Christ and his word can hardly be recognized because of the great vermin of human ordinances. However, let this suffice for the time being on their lies against doctrine or faith.

Martin Luther
I've got so much work to do today, I'd better spend two hours in prayer instead of one.
Martin Luther

Mankind has a free will; but it is free to milk cows and to build houses, nothing more.

Martin Luther
For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.