Christian life consists of faith and charity

-Martin Luther
Martin Luther

It is cheering to note that [Martin] Luther (1524) did not see why schools should not be fun as well: "Now since the young must leap and jump, or have something to do, because they have a natural desire for it which should not be restrained (for it is not well to check them in everything) why should we not provide for them such schools, and lay before them such studies?

Martin Luther
The Holy Spirit has a way of His own to say much in few words.
Martin Luther

The bible is the cradle that holds the Christ, without him it is nothing more than wood and straw.

Martin Luther
You should be certain that angels are protecting you when you go to sleep. Yea, that they are protecting you also in all your business, whether you enter or leave your home.
Martin Luther

Dear rulers ... I maintain that the civil authorities are under obligation to compel the people to send their children to school.... If the government can compel such citizens as are fit for military service to bear spear and rifle, to mount ramparts, and perform other martial duties in time of war, how much more has it a right to compel the people to send their children to school, because in this case we are warring with the devil, whose object it is secretly to exhaust our cities and principalities of their strong men.

Martin Luther
I have so much to do today that I must set apart more time than usual to pray.
Martin Luther

He who wholly renounces himself, and relies not on mere human reason, will make good progress in the Scriptures; but the world comprehends them not, from ignorance of that mortification which is the gift of God's word.

Martin Luther
Father and Mother are apostles, bishops and priests to their children, for it is they who make them acquainted with the gospel.
Martin Luther

To comfort a sorrowful conscience is much better than to possess many kngdoms; yet the world regards it not; nay, condemns it, calling us rebels, dissturbers of the peace.

Martin Luther
The hair is the finest ornament women have. Of old, virgins used to wear it loose, except when they were in mourning.