Quotations on Visions

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The ultimate function of prophecy is not to tell the future, but to make it. Your successful past will block your visions of the future.
- Joel A. Barker
(Keywords: Successful, Future, Past, Prophecy, Visions, Will)

Your successful past will block your visions of the future.
- Joel A. Barker
(Keywords: Successful, Future, Past, Visions, Will)

Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action.
- Carol Bellamy
(Keywords: Action, Information, Problems, Visions, World)

To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams.
- Giorgio de Chirico
(Keywords: Art, Dreams, Work, Childhood, Common sense, Logic, Visions, Will)

Individuals approaching death often experience encounters with their dead relatives, who seem to welcome them to the next world. These deathbed visions are authentic and convincing; they are often followed by a state of euphoria and seem to ease the transition.
- Stanislav Grof
(Keywords: Death, Experience, Relatives, State, Visions, World)

Something new has taken place in the past five to eight years. Technologists are providing almost religious visions, and their ideas are resonating in some ways with the same idea of the Rapture.
- Eric Horvitz
(Keywords: Idea, Ideas, Past, Religious, Visions, Years)

It is one of the blessings of this world that few people see visions and dream dreams.
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Keywords: Dreams, People, Blessings, Visions, World)

I'm often called an old-fashioned modernist. But the modernists had the absurd idea that architecture could heal the world. That's impossible. And today nobody expects architects to have these grand visions any more.
- Thom Mayne
(Keywords: Architecture, Idea, Old, Today, Visions, World)

It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously.
- H. L. Mencken
(Keywords: Men, Idealism, Materialism, Trouble, Visions, World)

Visions describe what best should be, could be - if and when mankind has the will to make them real.
- James Rouse
(Keywords: Mankind, Visions, Will)

Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul.
- Victoria Woodhull
(Keywords: Dreams, Society, Wife, Soul, Corruption, Facts, Hypocrisy, Visions, Wail)

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