Good works do not make a good man, but a good man does good works

Good works do not make a good man, but a good man does good works.

Martin Luther, Dillenberger, John, ed. Martin Luther: Selections From His Writings. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1961, 69

Faith is a living, restless thing. It cannot be inoperative. We are not saved by works; but if there be no works, there must be something amiss with faith.

Martin Luther, Bainton, Roland H. Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther. New York: New American Library, 1950; 1978, p.259

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