"I don't believe in God personally but I have great respect for those people who do and different people have different religious views in this country."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Ed Miliband on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Ed Miliband on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Ed Miliband on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Ed Miliband on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Ed Miliband on Abraham Lincoln
"I suppose not everyone has a dad who wrote a book saying he didn't believe in the Parliamentary road to socialism."
"And think of how we challenged the idea of a male dominated Parliament with All-Women shortlists and made the cause of gender equality central to our government. We were right to do so."
"The great thing is that whether we have faith or not, we are by and large very tolerant of people, whatever their particular view."
"It's really important to say this. Often the faith schools were founded before the state provided education. I want good education in this country so I'm not going to slag off faith schools. I think that it's important that people of different backgrounds and different faiths go to school together and many faith schools do that."
"The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom."