"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."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Ed Miliband on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Ed Miliband on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Ed Miliband on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Ed Miliband on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Ed Miliband on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom."