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50 Awesome Quotes on Vision

Once again, The Heart of Innovation blog inspires me:

50 Awesome Quotes on Vision

My favourites:

2. “Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, and magic and power in it. Begin it now.” – Goethe

3. “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” – Michelangelo

6. “Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside awakens.” – Carl Jung

8. “If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

10. “Management has a lot to do with answers. Leadership is a function of questions. And the first question for a leader always is: ‘Who do we intend to be?’ Not ‘What are we going to do?’ but ‘Who do we intend to be?’ – Max DePree

11. “Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.” – Japanese Proverb

16. “If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise.” – Robert Fritz

25. “Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you can imagine it.” -George Lucas

26. “Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” – Napoleon Hill

28. “Vision animates, inspires, transforms purpose into action.” – Warren Bennis

29. “The master of the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his education and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which; he simply pursues his vision of excellence in whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he is always doing both.” – Buddha

33. “A leader will find it difficult to articulate a coherent vision unless it expresses his core values, his basic identity. One must first embark on the formidable journey of self-discovery in order to create a vision with authentic soul.” – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

40. “The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.” – Helen Keller

44. “The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.” – John Scully

47. “Looking up gives light, although at first it makes you dizzy.” – Rumi

48. “You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

49. “In order to be a realist, you must believe in miracles.” – – David Ben-Gurion

50. “The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking


Posted on: November 30, 2010, 7:07 am Category: Uncategorized