"To my surprise, my 70s are nicer than my 60s and my 60s than my 50s, and I wouldn't wish my teens and 20s on my enemies."
"God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."Lionel Blue on Voltaire
"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."Lionel Blue on Oprah Winfrey
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."Lionel Blue on Jim Valvano
"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity."Lionel Blue on Eleanor Roosevelt
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance."Lionel Blue on Brian Tracy
"My mother enjoyed old age, and because of her I've begun to enjoy parts of it too. So far I've had it good and am crumbling nicely."
"I feel that the Christian experience and the Jewish one have much to give each other. If this open society continues and there is no return to political anti-Semitism, then this encounter, deeper than any theology, may happen."
"I didn't want to be on the losing side. I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear. I didn't want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering. I was sickened by our sad songs."
"Praying privately in churches, I began to discover that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now, woven into this life."
"During the Second World War, evacuated to non-Jewish households, I encountered Christianity at home and in school."