Sometimes I lie awake thinking, ‘Should we?’ And then I think, ‘How can we not?’

Irene Rosenfeld, CEO of Kraft Foods, and now purchaser of Cadbury, on the thought process behind her recent decision to rejig’s Kraft management

Kids, you tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try.

Homer Simpson, modern American sage, this year celebrating his twentieth anniversary.

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Alfred Adler (1870-1937), Austrian doctor, psychologist and a co-founder of the psychoanalysis movement.

People who talk out loud to think through their maths problems are able to solve them faster and have more chance of getting the right answer, researchers [have] found.

Richard Alleyne, Science Correspondent, Daily Telegraph