"The principle of acting in good faith is at the heart of decent work."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Richard Eyre on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Richard Eyre on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Richard Eyre on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Richard Eyre on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Richard Eyre on Mahatma Gandhi
"The arts are weapons of understanding and weapons of happiness."
"I envy the happiness of others... I envy the sense of belonging... I seem always to be remaking myself."
"I believe there is a relationship between having an interest in the arts and the behaviour of society as a whole. Some politicians find it difficult that the arts is a weapon of happiness... Politics is often about deprivation rather than the opening up of ideas and nourishing creative endeavour."
"A place makes a deep impression on you when you're young. It lives with you. It's like your childhood. It fertilises the imagination."
"Naming a baby is an act of poetry, for many people the only creative moment of their lives."