"You don't repair that relationship by sitting down and talking about trust or making promises. Actually, what rebuilds it is living it and doing things differently - and I think that is what is going to make the difference."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Patricia Hewitt on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Patricia Hewitt on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Patricia Hewitt on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Patricia Hewitt on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Patricia Hewitt on Golda Meir
"And some of what we're doing in Government even now, some of the welfare reform programs that are helping lone mothers come into work are based on things that were very new under the Labour Government in the eighties."
"As patients and consumers, we are better informed today about our health care than any previous generation."
"A modern health and social care system has to be completely focussed on the needs of its users."
"I think he was absolutely right not to go to UN last week... First things first - that is, values and people here in their local communities, and remembering all politics is local, and trusting people more."
"We're seeing quite a lot of people who really would like a return to class-based politics."