Well, on lots of small things we could have done better, but on all the big things we called it right. You should make less mistakes as you get older, and I became a councillor back in 1971, so if by this stage in politics I'm making lots of big mistakes, then I shouldn't be here.
I don't just denounce suicide bombers. I denounce those governments which use indiscriminate slaughter to advance their foreign policy.
If transport, housing and Olympic projects do not work, I will crawl away under a stone.
I think George Bush is the most corrupt American president since Harding in the Twenties. He is not the legitimate president. This really is a completely unsupportable government and I look forward to it being overthrown as much as I looked forward to Saddam Hussein being overthrown.
I feel a degree of regret that Marshall did not push on and say 'abolish the GLC' because I think it would have been a major saving and would have released massive resources for productive use.
The idea that the GLC should be abolished at a stroke is ill though out, undemocratic and will cost the people of London dear.
Most kids dont get to go their parents wedding.
I'd love to write about my growing sexual awareness, but the press would turn it into something squalid.
Only some ghastly dehumanised moron would want to get rid of the Routemaster.
My view is rather than just rage at your impotence you find the best way of achieving as much as you can within whatever constraints there are. It's not the world I would have created but you do what you can within it.
The British judiciary is one of the most corrupt in the world because of politically active judges.
When you see someone trying to manoeuvre it round the school gates, you have to think, 'You are a complete idiot.'
What defines someone's music taste is their teens and early 20s. It's that combination of your sexual awakening and the music of the time, it fixes you forever.
My administration will tackle these issues in consultation with the black communities of London.
I've never declined to do an interview.
What do we do about climate change bearing down upon us?
[Pigeons are] rats with wings.
I mean I get loads of money, all from different sources. You give it to your accountant. They manage it. But you pay corporation tax. If you're then taking it out and spending it on yourself, you have to pay more.
If I was courting the Muslim vote, I wouldn't have put establishing the partnership ceremony at the forefront of my first term, would I? I go all around London advocating lesbian and gay rights.
When I was leader of the GLC, by the time I had been in control for three years, the difference in pay between the cleaner and the director general was a four-to-one ratio. I find that attractive.
Yes, there are lots of individual exceptions. But no one has ever done a study about voting intention without ascertaining that the biggest determining factor is your income and your wealth.
I spent the 1960s and 1970s seeking myself - the working-class tradition of self-education.
I swim three times a week.
I think I have gone through my entire public career never telling a lie. I have made mistakes but I never knowingly lied.
I think it's much more important to keep people in work than have pay rises.
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