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Vision Quotes

A visionary is a man who stays true to his dreams and visions when the whole world gives up on the same. For a visionary, come what may, visions and dreams just have to be realized. Here, there really are no two roads and no choices to make. It’s the lonely and tough road of dreams and visions or no road at all. Such is the life of a visionary and no one ever said it was an easy one. Read on to find for yourself a fistful of famous visionary quotations and sayings.

Travis Scott

You can't buy vision, and you can't buy aesthetic.

Steve Buscemi

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.

Audre Lorde

When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

Don DeLillo

True terror is a language and a vision. There is a deep narrative structure to terrorist acts, and they infiltrate and alter consciousness in ways that writers used to aspire to.

Warren G. Bennis

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

Helen Keller

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.

Marla Maples

I'm not a big believer in a thing called luck. I believe it has a lot to do with fate and just really having a vision of the way you would see your life.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead

I love anybody who's willing to stick to their own vision, their own voice, who's not easily swayed by money or by financers who are going to tell them what they should do.

Osama bin Laden

The dream to kill me will never be completed.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Small minds select narrow roads; expand your mental vision and take to the broad road of helpfulness, compassion and service.

Carl Jung

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.

Heart Dreams
George Washington Carver

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.

Adlai Stevenson II

With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of America's exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?

Audre Lorde

Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.

Mia Hamm

The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.

Joe Biden

Quite frankly, Russian aggression in Ukraine and its illegal occupation of Crimea remind us that we still have a good deal more work to do to guarantee the strategic vision of a Europe whole, free and at peace.

John McCain

America's greatest strength has always been its hopeful vision of human progress.

Pedro Pascal

Being Latino and being an actor has been a unique struggle and opportunity. When you don't fit into what may be a more stereotypical vision of somebody whose name is Pedro is, it can be a little bit harder to navigate.

Cameron Boyce

Whether people agree or disagree with the decisions an actor makes after their Disney tenure, every alum has a clear vision of how they want their career to pan out.

Salvador Dali

Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.

Zendaya

Sticking with your vision and what you believe in is so, so important.

Ya know, I always admired Ray Kroc, the man who invented McDonald's. Ray had a vision of the most commonplace thing - a hamburger and fries to go - but to him it was just the greatest thing ever, and he was going to make it the greatest thing ever for everybody else, and he did.

Gal Gadot

Wonder Woman is a fighter, better than most, but it's what she fights for that is important. It's her vision of a future of peace and acceptance that makes her the right ambassador for everyone.

Lenny Kravitz

The image that the public gets is whatever they perceive it to be. Everybody has an opinion, everybody has their own vision, so I don't know what my public image is. I have no idea.

Audre Lorde

When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid.

George W. Bush

I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.

People Togetherness
Matt Damon

I think what makes a good actor's director is somebody who understands what I'm doing and is respectful of it, but who also has a vision and is directing me toward their vision in a way that feels productive.

Henry Miller

Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.

Jimmy Carter

Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future.

Helen Keller

Knowledge is love and light and vision.

Bernie Sanders

I am a socialist; of course I am a socialist. To hold a vision that society can be fundamentally different, to believe that all people can be equal - that is not a new idea.

George Eliot

If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.

I always admired Ray Kroc, the man who invented McDonald's. Ray had a vision of the most commonplace thing - a hamburger and fries to go - but to him it was just the greatest thing ever, and he was going to make it the greatest thing ever for everybody else, and he did.

Les Brown

It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.

Wallace Stevens

The point of vision and desire are the same.

Rudy Giuliani

Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present.

Che Guevara

It is unnecessary to say that Fidel Castro possesses the high qualities of a fighter and statesman: our path, our struggle, and our triumph we owed to his vision.

Warren G. Bennis

Create a compelling vision, one that takes people to a new place, and then translate that vision into a reality.

I'm intrigued by films that have a singular vision behind them. A lot of studio movies have ten writers by the time they're done. You have a movie testing 200 times, making adjustments according to various people's opinions. It's difficult to have an undistilled vision.

Narendra Modi

Our vision and commitment is towards the country's progress, its place in the world and the happiness of its people.

Tracee Ellis Ross

I think it's possible to have a vision for your life that goes beyond any circumstance of anything that you've ever seen, and I encourage people to do that. But I don't think that any of us can do that in a vacuum.

Donnie Yen

When you direct a movie, you're basically looking at a story, the way you want to look at it. You bring that director's vision, and I'm totally open for that.

I've been fascinated by the world ever since I read 'Kitchen Confidential' by Anthony Bourdain. I've watched 'Top Chef' and watched interviews with chefs on 'Charlie Rose'... I thought they're really intriguing characters, and they really encapsulate that tension between vision and commerce, art and commerce.

I was walking around legally blind. Now I have 20-20 vision. I can't believe I spent so many years blurry, but I think that coincides with how I was feeling. Now I notice if people are watching me, but I also smile right back if someone waves, which helps.

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.

Denis Waitley

A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.

Stellan Skarsgard

In Europe, the director is the king: it's his vision. It's an auteur tradition.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

My 2020 Vision for India is to transform it into a developed nation. That cannot be abstract; it is a lifeline.

Woodrow Wilson

America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men.

The Republican majority, left to its own devices from 1995 to 2000, was a party committed to limited government and restoring the balances of federalism with the states. Clearly, President Bush has had a different vision, and that vision has resulted in education and welfare policies that have increased the size and scope of government.

Dakota Fanning

I have a weird vision of relationships because my parents have known each other since second grade, and they got married right out of college.

Toni Morrison

I think some aspects of writing can be taught. Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent. But you can help with comfort.

Keira Knightley

I always find it much easier when there's one person whose vision you're following, as opposed to many people.

Helen Keller

The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.

Mel Brooks

Everything starts with writing. And then to support your vision, your ideas, your philosophy, your jokes, whatever, you've gotta perform them and/or direct them, or sometimes just produce them.

Ambrose Bierce

Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.

Nora Fatehi

I had a vision of bringing two cultures together, and I have said this in the past: my goal is to bring Morocco and India together through music and art.

Martin Sheen

This Administration has led us into an area without vision. Bush has no clear understanding of what is being asked of the citizens, and the military is under his direction.

I'm a really artistic person, and so, with the live stuff, there's a lot that I think is really cool. Beyonce and Rihanna have all these dancers. So with the live costumes and video costumes, I'd really like to have my vision. The way that I want people to dress is very specific. I love fashion.

Mitch McConnell

The White House has a choice: They can change course, or they can double down on a vision of government that the American people have roundly rejected.

Ayn Rand

Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.

Camille Paglia

If feminism has receded in visibility and prestige, it is precisely because its vision of life's goals and rewards has become too narrow and elitist.

You just try to get the best jobs that you can get. Sometimes I produce my own movies, so that's your own sort of vision. That helps things. I don't know what it is. Probably just circumstance. I've definitely been aware of the fact that I want to do different things.

Chadwick Boseman

I said yes too much. I said yes to certain projects that weren't for me. It was somebody else's vision and somebody else's dream and somebody else's artistic endeavor, but it didn't necessarily fit in my grand scheme.

Helen Keller

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

What we need to do is lay out a plan and a vision that people can believe in. And getting into Twitter fights with the president is not exactly where we're going to find progress as a nation.

George Eliot

The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.

Responsibility Tolerance
Will Smith

As a child, I watched 'Dallas' and that was my vision for my life for as long as I could remember.

One thing Dr. Buss asked me to do was to make sure the team continues to evolve and to put a new light on the team, and we've certainly tried to embrace that vision of his, evolving the brand while paying tribute to the past. That's what Laker fans expect and what we try to deliver.

Aldous Huxley

Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.

Jeff Bezos

The vision is to figure out how there can really be dynamic entrepreneurialism in space.

John F. Kennedy

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.

Gavin Newsom

As mayor of San Francisco, I will provide the vision and work hard to make San Francisco a beautiful, well-planned city with excellent housing and transportation options.

Jonathan Groff

When I was 20 years old, I got cast in 'Spring Awakening' and got swept up in this experience where it was kind of tunnel vision. We were working - it was nonstop.

Machine Gun Kelly

It's awesome to have a brand like Reebok support what you stand for as well as your creative vision, and I'm excited to show you what a Reebok and Machine Gun Kelly collaboration is all about.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

The idea that you have a vision of what you're supposed to be, or going to be, or where your kids are going to be - and that that doesn't work out - is always going to be something that's going to affect people and move people.

Harry Kane

As long as there's a vision with the club, and we're not stale, we're going forward as a club.

Jeanie Buss

In terms of basketball decisions, I will always defer to Magic. He's brought a vision of the kind of team we're going to build and a vision of what Lakers basketball is going to be.

Ryan Reynolds

He has such a clear vision of exactly what he wanted out of each character, out of each set, out of each wardrobe change, out of each emotional beat, and action.

Khalil Gibran

They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve.

Helen Keller

As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.

My vision for the future always centers around our children - it always centers around our children. So anytime anybody asks me what are the three most important issues facing the Congress, I always say the same thing: 'Our children, our children, our children.'

Future Children

I like CrossFit. I agree with a lot of their coaching tips and the foundation of functional movements and hard work. They embody all that stuff. But I also think there's a bit of a cult following within the CrossFit community, a bit of a fraternity, which obviously creates a bias and a little bit of a tunnel vision.

Mitt Romney

President Obama's view of a free economy is to send your money to his friends. My vision for a free enterprise economy is to return entrepreneurship and genius and creativity to the American people!

Lenny Kravitz

The thing I love about acting is that it's got nothing to do with me; it's about bringing forth a director's vision. It's like a release. I'm glad it's come back into my life.

Walt Whitman

Speech is the twin of my vision, it is unequal to measure itself, it provokes me forever, it says sarcastically, Walt you contain enough, why don't you let it out then?

Johnny Depp

Everything is just very, very blurry. I've never had proper vision.

When I took over as president, I studied the Constitution, and the more I studied it, the more I realised that it does not prevent the president of India from giving the nation a vision. So when I went and presented this vision in Parliament and in legislative assemblies; everyone welcomed it, irrespective of party affiliations.

Kim Kardashian

My mom and I had the same vision, and we want the same things. We would always make a goal list every year.

I didn't know the term 'synesthesia' until I was working on 'Cruel Summer.' Halfway into writing that, I really understood that, my entire life, I had been trying to describe this condition of mine: through painting, through this seven-screen Surround Vision film we shot in Qatar, through all these things.

Life Painting
Emmanuel Macron

I have a vision of my country, and I cannot sit and watch things pass by.

There is only one Dwayne Johnson. What Dwayne has done is absolutely fantastic. He had a vision when he was here at WWE. He promotes like a mad man. We'll see how I do with John Cena before I can be mentioned in the company of Dwayne Johnson.

Aaron Sorkin

I get nervous before openings or premieres or when someone's reading a new script, and I get nervous when my daughter isn't in my immediate field of vision.

Reading Daughters
Plato

The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of the divine.

Michael J. Fox

I've learned some exciting things - mostly, that people really want to help each other; and that, if you can lay out a vision for them - and that vision is sincere and genuine - they'll get interested.

Sushant Singh Rajput

Dibakar and Shekhar have the vision that we would associate with European cinema. They leave their actors on their own to give a personal narration on the screen.

Cinema

President Obama's biggest advocates believe that Americans are ready to embrace his vision for the United States: a less muscular America on the world stage, an America with a more controlling executive branch and less conflict in the legislative branch, an America in which the government takes care of us, be we Pajama Boys or Julias.

If you go through some big corporate change, it's just not going to be the same. If we sold to Yahoo, they would have done something different; if you want to continue your vision of the company, then don't sell because there's inevitably going to be some change.

Donald Trump

From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. From this moment on, it's going to be America First.

Elon Musk

My vision is for a fully reusable rocket transport system between Earth and Mars that is able to re-fuel on Mars - this is very important - so you don't have to carry the return fuel when you go there.