"I do the gardening."
"He plants trees to benefit another generation."Kenneth Robert Livingstone on Caecilius Statius
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."Kenneth Robert Livingstone on Marcus Tullius Cicero
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered."Kenneth Robert Livingstone on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get."Kenneth Robert Livingstone on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."Kenneth Robert Livingstone on George Bernard Shaw
"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 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."
"Short of being prime minister there isn't a better job in British politics than running London."