"During the Second World War, evacuated to non-Jewish households, I encountered Christianity at home and in school."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Lionel Blue on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Lionel Blue on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Lionel Blue on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Lionel Blue on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Lionel Blue on Robert Frost
"My mother enjoyed old age, and because of her I've begun to enjoy parts of it too. So far I've had it good and am crumbling nicely."
"To my surprise, my 70s are nicer than my 60s and my 60s than my 50s, and I wouldn't wish my teens and 20s on my enemies."
"I feel that the Christian experience and the Jewish one have much to give each other. If this open society continues and there is no return to political anti-Semitism, then this encounter, deeper than any theology, may happen."
"I didn't want to be on the losing side. I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear. I didn't want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering. I was sickened by our sad songs."
"Praying privately in churches, I began to discover that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now, woven into this life."
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