Vision Quotes

Most popular vision quotes

To see things in the seed, that is genius.


I have such poor vision I can date anybody.
The engineering is secondary to the vision.
Vision looks outward and becomes aspiration.


Where there is no vision, the people perish.

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Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
Nothing is so easy to fake as the inner vision.
Nobody sees with his eyes alone; we see with our souls.
You must scale the mountain if you would view the plain.
— Chinese proverb

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What's the use of running if you're not on the right road?
— German proverb

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We are all visionaries, and what we see is our soul in things.
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.
Vision without effort is impotent. Effort without vision is blind.


He was so narrow minded he could see through a keyhole with both eyes.
It takes vision and courage to create—it takes faith and courage to prove.

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Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.


A belief is a lever that, once pulled, moves almost everything else in a person's life.

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The capacity to create a compelling vision and translate it into action and sustain it.


He who cherishes a beautiful vision, a lofty ideal in his heart, will one day realize it.


The idea is to seek a vision that gives you purpose in life and then to implement that vision.
Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life because you become what you believe.
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.

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If you keep your eyes so fixed on heaven that you never look at the earth, you will stumble into hell.
Necessity can set me helpless on my back but she cannot keep me there; nor can four walls limit my vision.
The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.


The vision must be followed by the venture.  It is not enough to stare up the steps—we must step up the stairs.
With a vision, the executive provides the all-important bridge from the present to the future of the organization.
The man who radiates good cheer, who makes life happier wherever he meets it, is always a man of vision and faith.
Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Your Vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your Ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Cherish your visions and your dreams. They are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.


Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.

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Our visions are essential to create that which has never been, and we must each learn to use all of who we are to achieve those visions.
Now man cannot live without some vision of himself.  But still less can he live with a vision that is not true to his inner experience and inner feeling.

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To be obsessed with some vision and to have the continuous opportunity of working to realize that vision could be looked upon as God's greatest gift to anyone.
What, sir, would you make a ship sail against the wind and currents by lighting a bonfire under her deck; I pray you excuse me. I have no time to listen to such nonsense.
Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.


The very essence of leadership is you have to have a vision.  It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion.  You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.


Fooling around with alternating currents is just a waste of time. Nobody will use it, ever. It's too dangerous . . . it could kill a man as quick as a bolt of lightning. Direct current is safe.
If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence.


Life is a series of near misses. But a lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all.  It's seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future. It's seeing what other people don't see and pursuing that vision, no matter who tells you not to.