Quotes which stuck (August ‘22)

Alwyn Lau
1 min readAug 16, 2022


“Talent hits a target no one else can hit; genius hits a target no one else can see.” — Schopenhauer

“Some measure of our understanding of reality is, precisely, the awareness that it forever exceeds our grasp.” — Iain McGilchrist

“The only way to overcome a physical advantage is to establish a psychological one.” — Quoted in Banshee

“It’s possible to have forgiveness without punishment, but it’s impossible to have forgiveness without suffering.” — Yours Truly

“I’d rather see a sermon than hear one any day;
I’d rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way.
The eye’s a better pupil and more willing than the ear,
Fine counsel is confusing, but example’s always clear.” — Edgar Guest

“The truly comfortable and confident negotiator behaves like a nice person.” — Jim Camp

“Deny people their complications and we deny them their humanity.” — Meghan Daum



Alwyn Lau

Edu-trainer, Žižek studies, amateur theologian, columnist.

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