Quotes by Martin Luther

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.
– Martin Luther
Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.
– Martin Luther
Blood alone moves the wheels of history.
– Martin Luther
Christians are to be taught that the pope would and should wish to give of his own money, even though he had to sell the basilica of St. Peter, to many of those from whom certain hawkers of indulgences cajole money.
– Martin Luther
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
– Martin Luther
Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
– Martin Luther
First I shake the whole Apple tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf.
– Martin Luther
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.
– Martin Luther
Forgiveness is God's command.
– Martin Luther
God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
– Martin Luther
How soon not now becomes never.
– Martin Luther
I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.
– Martin Luther
I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.
– Martin Luther
I shall never be a heretic; I may err in dispute, but I do not wish to decide anything finally; on the other hand, I am not bound by the opinions of men.
– Martin Luther
If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.
– Martin Luther
Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.
– Martin Luther
Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
– Martin Luther
Make sure to send a lazy man the angel of death.
– Martin Luther
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.
– Martin Luther
Nothing good ever comes of violence.
– Martin Luther