Martin Luther

Martin Luther

German clegyman
10 November 1483 — 18 February 1546

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

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

I think [...] [firearms] were invented by Satan himself, for they can`t be defended against with weapons and fists. All human strength vanishes when confronted with firearms. A man is dead before he sees what`s coming.

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

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

Nothing good ever comes of violence.

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

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.

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