While a lab director can get done the things that he regards as important, he has the more important job of bringing out the best ideas of the broader scientific community. I learned this early in my career while I was leading the construction of the SPEAR facility.

Burton Richter

Does it follow that the house has nothing in common with art and is architecture not to be included in the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument. Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art.

Adolf Loos

There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.

Francis Bacon

I never listen to music when I write.

Augusten Burroughs

It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened.

Philip Sidney

'Intrigue: Murder In The Lucky Holiday Hotel' is a podcast put together by the BBC's Carrie Gracie that investigates the story behind the death of British businessman Neil Heywood in the Chinese city of Chongqing in 2011.

David Hepworth