Martin Luther

Martin Luther

RELIGIOUS LEADER

German theological scholar and priest who sparked the 16th century Protestant Reformation when he criticized the Catholic Church's sale of indulgence in his 95 theses, which he nailed to the door of a church in 1517.
  • When was
    Martin Luther born?

    Martin Luther was born on Saturday, November 10, 1483

  • Where was
    Martin Luther born?

    Martin Luther was born in Eisleben, Germany

  • How old is
    Martin Luther?

    Martin Luther is 536


Best Quotes

  • 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,...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.
  • Superstition, idolatry and hypocrisy have ample wages, but the truth goes begging.
  • Teaching is of more importance than urging.
  • A good servant is a real godsend, but truly this is a rare bird in the land.
  • The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me.
  • Pray like it all depends on God, then when you are done, go work like it all depends on you.
  • 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.
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