"In government you carry each hope each disillusion. And in politics it's always about the next challenge."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Tony Blair on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Tony Blair on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Tony Blair on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Tony Blair on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Tony Blair on Dalai Lama
"The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes."
"My view is that you still, in order to win from the Labour perspective, have to have a strong alliance with business as well as the unions. You have got to be very much in the centre ground on things like public sector reform."
"I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party. I came into politics to change the country."
"My dad was a militant atheist, or is a militant atheist. My mum was sort of bought up in a religious family because she was a Protestant from Ireland but wasn't especially religious."
"Education is the best economic policy there is."