"I do explicitly see Jewish people as a people - not either a religion or an ethnicity but a people."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Kenneth Robert Livingstone on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Kenneth Robert Livingstone on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Kenneth Robert Livingstone on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Kenneth Robert Livingstone on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Kenneth Robert Livingstone on Albert Camus
"I'm in exactly the same position as everybody else who has a small business. I mean I get loads of money, all from different sources. You give it to your accountant. They manage it."
"I do the gardening."
"I came into politics because I wished to change things. You can't do that by lying to people you have to educate, and persuade, and carry them with you - and it's often a long haul."
"I loathe and detest all this trivialisation of politics."
"Politics is not a healthy lifestyle."