Whoever drinks beer, he is quick to sleep; whoever sleeps long, does not sin; whoever does not sin, enters heaven! Thus, let us drink beer!

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

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

The heart of religion lies in its personal pronouns.

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

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

We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone.

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.

If youre not allowed to laugh in heaven I dont want to go there.

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

I cannot believe that my illness is natural. I suspect Satan and therefore I am the more inclined to take it lightly.

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

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.

Now the church is not wood and stone but the company of people who believe in Christ.

As long as we live, there is never enough singing.

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

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

Show me where a man spends his time and money, and I'll show you his god.

Blood alone moves the wheels of history.

Peace if possible, truth at all costs.

Reason is the enemy of faith.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid.

True humility does not know that it is humble. If it did, it would be proud from the contemplation of so fine a virtue.

The fewer the words, the better the prayer.

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

Pray, and let God worry.

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?

If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

A man cannot do good before he is made good.