"We need to rediscover the idea of the common good and work together to build a home."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Jonathan Sacks on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Jonathan Sacks on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Jonathan Sacks on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Jonathan Sacks on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Jonathan Sacks on Robert Frost
"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."
"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."