Quotations on Vision

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We expect President Bush to implement his own vision of a two-state solution, the birth of the Palestinian State and the ending of the occupation that started in 1967.
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Keywords: Vision, Ending, Occupation, President, Solution, State)

One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered. One single duty imposes itself upon our wills: the duty of stubborn resistance.
- King Albert II
(Keywords: Vision, Duty, Independence)

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)

The radio for these women is like television is for us today, which is really like looking at the radio.
- Debbie Allen
(Keywords: Women, Television, Today)

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)

And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place.
- Christiane Amanpour
(Keywords: Journalism, Television, World)

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)

After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film.
- Gillian Anderson
(Keywords: Being, Film, Focus, Television, Want, Years)

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)

I was interested in opera and it seemed to me that the only possible theatre for contemporary opera would be television. So I started working towards a kind of television kind of opera.
- Robert Ashley
(Keywords: Opera, Television, Theatre)

We still have a tradition certainly in English television; it's faded a bit in the last five years, but we still have a tradition where the important thing is the quality and the challenging nature of the programming.
- Rowan Atkinson
(Keywords: Nature, Quality, English, Programming, Television, Tradition, Years)

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)

I grew up in the West, grew up on the land, was educated as a geologist. And I came here with a vision of what it is we ought to be doing.
- Bruce Babbitt
(Keywords: Vision, Land)

We film in front of a live audience, and I was a theater actor before I got into television, so I like that.
- Jillian Bach
(Keywords: Actor, Film, Television, Theater)

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)

I've directed a fair amount of television series - so I'm always trying to learn new things. One episode was all hand-held and I'm trying to get better at when you should do things and when you should just shut up and watch what the people are saying.
- Bob Balaban
(Keywords: People, Saying, Television, Trying)

But obviously as television began, it so undercut movies that he was trying to think of a way to combine seeing these special things, and the fact that people were just captivated by the magic box.
- Bob Balaban
(Keywords: Movies, People, Fact, Magic, Television, Trying)

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)

So yeah, a good director will be able to listen and hear everything, but have a confident vision of his own that he can say, 'oh yeah - that's a great point.' And you never know; often you can help far more than you think you can, because there's so much more that he's juggling than an actor.
- Christian Bale
(Keywords: Vision, Actor, Help, Will)

Here we are in the 70's when everything really is horrible and it really stinks. The mass media, everything on television everything everywhere is just rotten. You know it's just really boring and really evil, ugly and worse.
- Lester Bangs
(Keywords: Evil, Media, Television, Ugly)

John Brown first swam into my vision in the 1960s when I was a political activist in the civil rights movement and the anti-war movement at Chapel Hill, where I went to university.
- Russell Banks
(Keywords: Vision, Civil rights, First, University)

It was considered that you were stepping down by doing television. I almost turned Cybill down because I so wanted to remain a theater actress.
- Christine Baranski
(Keywords: Television, Theater)

Networks decide who will have a chance to do shows, but it is the viewers who make the final decision of who stays and who goes. I am very fortunate, in that the television viewers of our country have decided that Bob Barker can stay.
- Bob Barker
(Keywords: Decision, Chance, Country, Television, Will)

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)

Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want.
- Clive Barnes
(Keywords: People, Culture, First, Television, Want)

The vast majority of Americans agree with us. We're doing everything that we can. We're advertising, right now we're on television with an advertisement running in the Washington area. We've got newspaper ads.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: Advertising, Americans, Majority, Now, Right, Running, Television, Washington)

Violence and smut are of course everywhere on the airwaves. You cannot turn on your television without seeing them, although sometimes you have to hunt around.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Television, Violence)

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)

I was in the tennis bubble. I wasn't thinking about the big picture. I didn't notice what they said on television, I wasn't reading any papers. I had a coach and a manager, and they kept me in the bubble.
- Boris Becker
(Keywords: Manager, Coach, Reading, Television, Tennis, Thinking)

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)

Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans, and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.
- Peter Benchley
(Keywords: Oceans, Sea, Television, Wildlife, Writing)

Time is money, as they say, and it was never more apropos than on a television show, where a minute is worth about $200!
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: Time, Money, Television, Worth)

The young people look great on television. They're youthful and have a lot of zip and energy, but when you see them live, they can only do about 20 minutes because they haven't got the training to hold an audience for an hour and a half or so.
- Tony Bennett
(Keywords: People, Energy, Television, Training)

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

These days, you can do a TV series for five years and all of a sudden be on top of the business. Features don't even run in theaters very long anymore before going right to television.
- Tom Berenger
(Keywords: Business, Right, Television, Years)

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)

Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Vision, Cynic)

I believe that people who do not vote in this country have no right to complain about the government that we are now living under. By the same token, if you don't really vote in television, you're never going to have your way. Write a letter to the president of the network.
- Bill Bixby
(Keywords: Government, People, Country, Living, Network, Now, President, Right, Television, Vote)

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)

It gets kinda monotonous, but that's television. There are plus sides and down sides. The positive side is that you have steady work for nine months of the year for however many years your show is on TV,.
- Alexis Bledel
(Keywords: Work, Positive, Months, Television, Years)

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)



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