Quotes on Vision
1 a : something seen in a dream, trance, or ecstasy; especially : a supernatural appearance that conveys a revelation
b : an object of imagination
c : a manifestation to the senses of something immaterial (look, not at visions, but at realities -- Edith Wharton)
2 a : the act or power of imagination
b (1) : mode of seeing or conceiving (2) : unusual discernment or foresight (a man of vision)
c : direct mystical awareness of the supernatural usually in visible form
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
"For yesterday is but a dream
And tomorrow is only a vision
But today well lived makes
Every yesterday a dream of happiness
And every tomorrow a vision of hope
Look well, therefore to this day."
-Sir William Osler
"A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience." -Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
"Only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road." -Dag Hammarskjold
"Vision is the art of seeing things invisible." -Jonathan Swift
"People see only what they are prepared to see." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes." -Carl Jung
"To create real change in this world, you have to have a vision, and you have to have enormous perseverance. It's the same principle that applies in any entrepreneurial adventure: You've got to be too stupid to quit. " – Marguerite Sallee (CEO, Frontline Group)
"If you think of vision and mission as an organization's head and heart, the values its holds are its soul." – From Making Common Sense Common Practice, by Buzzotta/Lefton/Cheney/Beatty (New Leaders Press)
Related quotes: Aspiration, Dream, Passion
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