"I'm not embarrassed about the novels I wrote when I was younger, but I couldn't write them today because of my religion."
"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."Louise Mensch on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Louise Mensch 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."Louise Mensch on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Louise Mensch 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."Louise Mensch on Albert Camus
"I stood for parliament with the amazing support and help of my ex-husband, but it's not something that was handed to me like a peerage. I worked hard and was elected. So my achievements, such as they are, are my own."
"I'm not sure I make old bones in parliament. It's an amazing experience to have had but I can't see myself being Mother of the House."