"Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Karl Barth on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Karl Barth on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Karl Barth on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Karl Barth on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Karl Barth on Albert Camus
"Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone."
"Man can certainly flee from God... but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate."
"Faith in God's revelation has nothing to do with an ideology which glorifies the status quo."
"Faith is never identical with piety."
"It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins."