Quotations on Vision

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That's the only way I can control my movie. If you shoot everything, then everything is liable to end up in the movie. If you have a vision, you don't have to cover every scene.
- Debbie Allen
(Keywords: Control, Vision, End)

Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
- James Allen
(Keywords: Dreams, Vision, Day, Promise, Prophecy)

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
- James Allen
(Keywords: Dreams, Time, Soul, Achievement, Vision, First, Oak, Waking)

Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
- James Lane Allen
(Keywords: Dreams, Vision, Day, Promise, Prophecy)

The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart - this you will build your life by, and this you will become.
- James Lane Allen
(Keywords: Life, Heart, Vision, Mind, Will)

You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Lane Allen
(Keywords: Thoughts, Vision, Desire, Environment, May, Present, Results, Will)

It did not occur to us that the Marxists' solution was fraudulent or that their vision was distorted, that whatever the wrongs in our society it was not the ideology of theirs that will cure them.
- Barbara Amiel
(Keywords: Society, Vision, Cure, Ideology, Solution, Will, Wrongs)

I have always fought for ideas - until I learned that it isn't ideas but grief, struggle, and flashes of vision which enlighten.
- Margaret Anderson
(Keywords: Ideas, Vision, Grief, Struggle)

An illness is like a journey into a far country; it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point so remote that it appears like a vision.
- Sholem Asch
(Keywords: Experience, Vision, Country, Illness, Journey)

We who came here saw what was happening. This was far more than a war in a faraway place. This was a moral imperative, a terrible vision of the future.
- Paddy Ashdown
(Keywords: War, Vision, Future)

My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
- Saint Augustine
(Keywords: Experience, Thoughts, Vision, Light, Mind)

If you look at the themes that he struck from the minute he started running for president through today, there is a very high level of consistency, and there is a sense that he is who he is. Obama's governing is completely consistent with the way he campaigned and the themes on which he campaigned, the issues he highlighted, the vision he shared.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Consistency, Vision, President, Running, Sense, Today)

We accept it because we have seen the vision. We know that we cannot reap the harvest, but we hope that we may so well prepare the land and so diligently sow the seed that our successors may gather the ripened grain.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Keywords: Hope, Vision, Harvest, Land, May)

A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months' experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time - patience.
- Stanley Baldwin
(Keywords: Time, Experience, Courage, Vision, First, Months, Patience)

Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
- Joel A. Barker
(Keywords: Change, Time, Dream, Action, Vision, World)

Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
- Bruce Barton
(Keywords: Change, Fear, Progress, Action, Hope, Vision, Error, Living)

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
- Cecil Beaton
(Keywords: Purpose, Vision, Integrity, Play, Will)

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
- Melody Beattie
(Keywords: Peace, Gratitude, Vision, Past, Sense, Today, Tomorrow)

But sequence comparisons simply can't account for the development of complex biochemical systems any more than Darwin's comparison of simple and complex eyes told him how vision worked.
- Michael Behe
(Keywords: Development, Vision, Comparisons, Eyes)

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
- Warren G. Bennis
(Keywords: Leadership, Vision, Reality)

You will obtain a vision of matter that is perhaps fatiguing for your imagination, but pure and stripped of what the requirements of life make you add to it in external perception.
- Henri Bergson
(Keywords: Life, Imagination, Perception, Vision, Will)

I was so sad from losing two of my dogs and my mother. I had this vision of all these animals sitting behind bars. They had no control and were scared. That's why I got into fostering and adopting animals out.
- Linda Blair
(Keywords: Mother, Control, Vision, Animals, Dogs, Losing)

The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency - the belief that the here and now is all there is.
- Allan Bloom
(Keywords: Belief, Failure, Vision, Books, Now)

We must never relinquish the vision of a humane society and a humane world.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Keywords: Society, Vision, World)

The vision that the founding fathers had of rule of law and equality before the law and no one above the law, that is a very viable vision, but instead of that, we have quasi mob rule.
- James Bovard
(Keywords: Equality, Vision, Fathers, Founding, Law, Mob)

If you're not out front defining your vision, your opponent will spend gobs of money to define it for you.
- Donna Brazile
(Keywords: Money, Vision, Will)

It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.
- Les Brown
(Keywords: Dreams, Experience, Courage, Vision, Possibilities)

Also by my earliest days, I was fascinated by a utopian vision of what the world could be like. I've thought that science could be the basis for a better world, and that's what I've been trying to do all these years.
- George E. Brown, Jr.
(Keywords: Science, Thought, Vision, Trying, World, Years)

War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world's first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Keywords: War, Policy, Vision, Democracy, First, Foreign policy, states, Terrorism, Today, Traditions, United, World)

We need women leaders. But we need them to have a vision for something.
- Charlotte Bunch
(Keywords: Women, Vision, Leaders)

The only thing an artist has to remember is to never lose faith in his vision.
- James Lee Burke
(Keywords: Faith, Vision, Artist)

All these directors, and I would include the Coen brothers and Quentin, have a very unique vision of what they want. They listen to ideas and make people feel like everyone is making the film.
- Steve Buscemi
(Keywords: People, Ideas, Vision, Brothers, Film, Want)

The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone.
- Laura Bush
(Keywords: Power, Vision, Act, Books, Lies)

We, the people of the United States, we are a great Nation with a great vision.
- Steve Buyer
(Keywords: People, Vision, Nation, states, United)

To deny women directors, as I suspect is happening in the States, is to deny the feminine vision.
- Jane Campion
(Keywords: Women, Vision, states)

I think it goes back to the fact that the evangelical community often does not have a biblical vision of God.
- Tony Campolo
(Keywords: God, Vision, Community, Fact)

When you're doing that you lose your focus on the discipline of the business, and how you train people at Hamburger University, and everybody gets on a bigger, different vision, and they're not on the same page.
- Jim Cantalupo
(Keywords: Business, People, Discipline, Vision, Focus, University)

After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America.
- Russ Carnahan
(Keywords: Design, Vision, America, Competition, Depression, Honor, President, Public)

Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future.
- Jimmy Carter
(Keywords: Men, Vision, Future, Republicans)

If you stick with a vision, it might not all work, but some of it will be absolute genius. To me, 15 minutes worth of absolute genius in a film is so much better than two hours of mediocrity. I would rather pay to see something different like that.
- Kim Cattrall
(Keywords: Work, Genius, Vision, Film, Mediocrity, Will, Worth)

The Communist vision is the vision of man without God.
- Whittaker Chambers
(Keywords: God, Vision, Man)

A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair - why, this is the desideratum of mankind.
- John Jay Chapman
(Keywords: Truth, Vision, Mankind)

A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.
- Chris Christie
(Keywords: Family, Health, Medical, Vision, Benefits, Care, Career, Nothing, Will)

When you see somebody who's got a complaining personality, it usually means that they had some vision of what things could be, and they're constantly disappointed by that. I think that would be the camp that I would fall into - constantly horrified by the things people do.
- Daniel Clowes
(Keywords: People, Vision, Complaining, Personality)

The AEC scientists were so narrowly focused on arming the United States for nuclear war that they failed to perceive facts - even widely known ones - that were outside their limited field of vision.
- Barry Commoner
(Keywords: War, Vision, Facts, Scientists, states, United)

I was raised a Christian, but I wouldn't call myself a Christian now. I think when I was younger it was easier to focus on the negative, nihilist vision... this is sort of picking up on the other half of the body, which is God and white light.
- Billy Corgan
(Keywords: God, Negative, Vision, Christian, Body, Focus, Light, Now)

I don't think just scaring people is enough. That worked during the freeze days to a major extent, but we really didn't achieve that much even at that time. You have to have more, you have to give people hope and a vision of a better world.
- Alan Cranston
(Keywords: Time, People, Hope, Vision, World)

I don't think there's any one definition, but to do effective political work you have to have vision and practicality, and learn how to persuade people that what you feel needs to be done does need to be done.
- Alan Cranston
(Keywords: Work, People, Vision, Needs, Practicality)

Make sure you are the boss. I don't think I would encourage executives that work for me to blog. There can be only 1 public vision for an organization.
- Mark Cuban
(Keywords: Work, Boss, Vision, Public)

I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will.
- Billy Ray Cyrus
(Keywords: Life, Love, Wisdom, God, Vision, Earth, Will)



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