We have collected the best Reformation Quotes by famous authors including William Wilberforce, Aisling Bea, David Ignatius, Timothy Radcliffe, Os Guinness and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
God Almighty has set before me two great objects: the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners.
For ethical fashion, I really like Reformation. It’s so fashionable – no hemp trousers.
A disaffected America can be drawn into a civilized – but disruptive – dialogue about political change and reformation.
Thinking that morality is all about commandments is a relatively new way of thinking, since the Reformation.
The story of Christian reformation, revival, and renaissance underscores that the darkest hour is often just before the dawn, so we should always be people of hope and prayer, not gloom and defeatism. God the Holy Spirit can turn the situation around in five minutes.
The argument that there was a social pathology of the English Reformation, that there were fundamental changes in English society and the English church which made the Reformation inevitable, is academically stone dead.
All the punishment in the world will not reform a man, unless he knows that he who inflicts it upon him does it for the sake of reformation, and really and truly loves him, and has his good at heart. Punishment inflicted for gratifying the appetite makes man afraid but debases him.
Robert Green Ingersoll
The Reformation did not directly touch the question of the true character of God’s church.
John Nelson Darby
My official field was Tudor-Stuart England; I also considered myself reasonably competent when it came to Renaissance and Reformation Europe.
You notice how liberals keep saying, ‘If only Islam would have a Reformation’ – it can’t have one. It says it can’t. It’s extremely dangerous in that way.
And finally, it was Deuteronomy that brought about the historical result of Josiah’s reformation.
I’d like to write a history, maybe of the Reformation.
The question now afloat in the world respecting ‘things as they are’ is the most interesting that can be presented to the human mind. While one party pleads for reformation and change, the other extols in the warmest terms the existing constitution of society.
On March 11, 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union, and within a few weeks the full-scale reformation he attempted to carry out both inside his country and in its cold war relations with the West, particularly the United States, began to unfold.
I must begin by telling you that I do not like to preach on Reformation Sunday. Actually, I have to put it more strongly than that. I do not like Reformation Sunday, period.
From Caesar’s legions to the Napoleonic wars. From the Reformation, the Enlightenment and the industrial revolution to the defeat of nazism. We have helped to write European history, and Europe has helped write ours.
Reformation names the disunity in which we currently stand. We who remain in the Protestant tradition want to say that Reformation was a success.
Would the Protestant Reformation have happened without the printing press? Would the American Revolution have happened without pamphlets? Probably not. But neither printing presses nor pamphlets were the heroes of reform and revolution.
The tradition of putting candles on Christmas trees actually began in Germany. The person who came up with the idea is thought to have been Martin Luther, father of the Reformation.
I’ve learned that even the word ‘jubilee’ used in connection with the Reformation can give rise to discussions.