"In retrospect, the Millennium marked only a moment in time. It was the events of September 11 that marked a turning point in history, where we confront the dangers of the future and assess the choices facing humankind."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Tony Blair on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Tony Blair on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Tony Blair on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Tony Blair on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Tony Blair on William Shakespeare
"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."