"Some years ago there was a study to discover the most stressful occupation. It turned out not to be the head of a large business, football manager or prime minister, but rather: bus driver."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Jonathan Sacks on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Jonathan Sacks on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Jonathan Sacks on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Jonathan Sacks on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Jonathan Sacks on Abraham Lincoln
"Religion is the best antidote to the individualism of the consumer age. The idea that society can do without it flies in the face of history and, now, evolutionary biology."
"Religiosity turns out to be the best indicator of civic involvement: it's more accurate than education, age, income, gender or race."
"Britain, relative to the U.S., is a highly secular society. Philanthropy alone cannot fill the gap left by government cutbacks. And the sources of altruism go deep into our evolutionary past."
"Part of the beauty of Judaism, and surely this is so for other faiths also, is that it gently restores control over time. Three times a day we stop what we are doing and turn to God in prayer. We recover perspective. We inhale a deep breath of eternity."
"Governments cannot make marriages or turn feckless individuals into responsible citizens. That needs another kind of change agent."