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  1. There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.


  2. God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.


  3. Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.

    • marriage

  4. Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.




  5. I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.


  6. People must have righteous principles in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.


  7. How soon not now, becomes never.


  8. Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.


  9. Everything done in the world is done by hope.


  10. If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.


  11. Reason is the enemy of faith.


  12. To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.


  13. Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.

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


  15. Forgiveness is God's command.


  16. Teaching is of more importance than urging.


  17. I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.


  18. Who loves not women, wine and song remains a fool his whole life long.


  19. Christians are rare people on earth.


  20. In our sad condition our only consolation is the expectancy of another life. Here below all is incomprehensible.


  21. The fewer the words, the better the prayer.


  22. The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people, to whom he gives nothing else.


  23. Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.


  24. The hair is the richest ornament of women.


  25. Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.


  26. Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.


  27. The devil is God's ape!


  28. Where God builds a church the devil builds a chapel.


  29. My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.


  30. Next to theology I give music the highest place of honor.

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What are the best faith quotes by Martin Luther?


    Reason is the enemy of faith.

    • faith

    Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.

    • faith

    You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you.

    • faith

    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.

    • faith

    Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.

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    Faith is permitting ourselves to be seized by the things we do not see.

    • faith

    Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are?


    Pray, and let God worry.

    • faith

    For all works and things, which are either commanded or forbidden by God and thus have been instituted by the supreme Majesty, are 'musts.' Nevertheless, no one should be dragged to them or away from them by the hair, for I can drive no man to heaven or beat him into it with a club.

    • christianity

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What are the best music quotes by Martin Luther?


    Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.

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    Next to theology I give music the highest place of honor.

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    I have no pleasure in any man who despises music. It is no invention of ours: it is a gift of God. I place it next to theology. Satan hates music: he knows how it drives the evil spirit out of us.

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    Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.

    • music

    Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.

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What are the best heart quotes by 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.

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    My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.

    • heart

    I am more afraid of my own heart than the Pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great Pope, Self.

    • heart

    Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God.


    Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart.

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What are the best religion quotes by Martin Luther?


    Where God builds a church the devil builds a chapel.

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    War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.


    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.

    • religion

    For all works and things, which are either commanded or forbidden by God and thus have been instituted by the supreme Majesty, are 'musts.' Nevertheless, no one should be dragged to them or away from them by the hair, for I can drive no man to heaven or beat him into it with a club.

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    Christians are rare people on earth.

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    Christian life consists of faith and charity.

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    You should point to the whole man Jesus and say, That is God.

    • christianity

    For all works and things, which are either commanded or forbidden by God and thus have been instituted by the supreme Majesty, are 'musts.' Nevertheless, no one should be dragged to them or away from them by the hair, for I can drive no man to heaven or beat him into it with a club.

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Christian life consists of faith and charity.

  • christianity

War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.

  • afflict

So our Lord God commonly gave riches to those gross asses to whom he vouchsafed nothing else.


The man who has the will to undergo all labor may win to any good.




Superstition, idolatry and hypocrisy have ample wages, but the truth goes begging.

  • truth

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.


Reason is a whore, the greatest enemy that faith has.


Here I stand; I can do no other. God help me. Amen!


If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained. He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself.


You'll be subjected to hazing all your life.


When I am angry I can pray well and preach well.


The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.


Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.


Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.

  • faith

Who has skill in the art of music is of good temperament and fitted for all things.


The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.

  • god

You should point to the whole man Jesus and say, That is God.

  • christianity

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.


The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common. Our Lord God has made His greatest gifts the commonest.


No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.


Faith is permitting ourselves to be seized by the things we do not see.

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To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.


Some plague the people with too long sermons; for the faculty of listening is a tender thing, and soon becomes weary and satiated.

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You must learn that if you are a Christian, you will without a doubt experience all kinds of opposition and evil inclinations in the flesh. For when you have faith, there will be a hundred more evil thoughts and a hundred more temptations than before.


I am more afraid of my own heart than the Pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great Pope, Self.

  • heart

You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you.

  • faith

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.

  • faith

An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church.


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.

  • prayer

Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God.

  • god

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.


Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.

  • music

I have no pleasure in any man who despises music. It is no invention of ours: it is a gift of God. I place it next to theology. Satan hates music: he knows how it drives the evil spirit out of us.

  • music

Anyone who can be proved to be a seditious person is an outlaw before God and the emperor; and whoever is the first to put him to death does right and well. Therefore let everyone who can, smite, slay and stab, secretly or openly, remembering that nothing can be more poisonous, hurtful, or devilish than a rebel.


Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon.


The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid.


The multitude of books is a great evil. There is no limit to this fever for writing.


People must have righteous principals in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.


I feel much freer now that I am certain the pope is the Antichrist.


Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart.

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

  • god

Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are?

  • anyone

The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay.


For all works and things, which are either commanded or forbidden by God and thus have been instituted by the supreme Majesty, are 'musts.' Nevertheless, no one should be dragged to them or away from them by the hair, for I can drive no man to heaven or beat him into it with a club.

  • christianity

Be thou comforted, little dog, Thou too in Resurrection shall have a little golden tail.


When schools flourish, all flourishes.


The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.


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.

  • religion

I more fear what is within me than what comes from without.


You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.


Nothing good ever comes of violence.


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.


Peace if possible, truth at all costs.


Cannons and fire-arms are cruel and damnable machines; I believe them to have been the direct suggestion of the Devil. If Adam had seen in a vision the horrible instruments his children were to invent, he would have died of grief.


There is no wisdom save in truth. Truth is everlasting, but our ideas about truth are changeable. Only a little of the first fruits of wisdom, only a few fragments of the boundless heights, breadths and depths of truth, have I been able to gather.


I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.

  • god

Pray, and let God worry.

  • faith

A good servant is a real godsend, but truly this is a rare bird in the land.


If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn't do anything to you, but since you aren't wise, you need us who are old.


Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.

  • music

Everything that is done in this world is done by hope.

  • hope

Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.

  • peace

An earthly kingdom cannot exist without inequality of persons. Some must be free, some serfs, some rulers, some subjects.


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