"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."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Karl Barth on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Karl Barth on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Karl Barth on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Karl Barth on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Karl Barth on Mahatma Gandhi
"Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone."
"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."
"Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God."