On this date, April 17, 1521, Martin Luther spoke to the assembly at the Diet of Worms, refusing to recant his teachings. Here is his famous quote.

“Unless I shall be convinced by the testimonies of the Scriptures or by clear reason … I neither can nor will make any retraction, since it is neither safe nor honourable to act against conscience.

Here I stand. I can do no other.”

Here I Stand

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