However much I dislike the idea of abortion, you should not criminalize a woman who, in very difficult circumstances, makes that choice.

- Tony Blair

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.

- Tony Blair

Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile. This is a party of government, and I will lead it as a party of government.

- Tony Blair

There is no meeting of minds, no point of understanding with such terror. Just a choice: Defeat it or be defeated by it. And defeat it we must.

- Tony Blair

I feel like everyone else in this country today. I am utterly devastated.

- Tony Blair

Mine is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility that we may live our entire lives without going to war or sending our children to war.

- Tony Blair

Our new world rests on order. The danger is disorder. And in today's world, it can now spread like contagion.

- Tony Blair

There is no way you're going to have an event like 9/11 and expect things to remain the same. They killed 3,000 people in New York on that day, and if they could have they would've killed 300,000.

- Tony Blair

The purpose of terrorism lies not just in the violent act itself. It is in producing terror. It sets out to inflame, to divide, to produce consequences which they then use to justify further terror.

- Tony Blair

And just as the terrorist seeks to divide humanity in hate, so we have to unify it around an idea. And that idea is liberty.

- Tony Blair