141 Vision Quotes and Sayings

Vision goes beyond sight and beyond what you can see in the present. What the future brings can only be built by you. So for a promising tomorrow, here are 141 vision quotes.

Vision Quotes

1. All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose. – Brian Tracy

2. If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you. – Steve Jobs

3. Vision with action can change the world. – J. A. Baker

4. We are limited, not by our abilities, but by our vision. – Khalil Gibran

5. Find your vision, and let it guide you in all that you do. If you lack vision, look inside yourself. Draw on your natural gifts and desires. – John C. Maxwell

6. A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more. – Rosabeth Moss Kanter

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

8. Like a great athlete, we must have a very clear vision of what we want to accomplish before we make a move. Vision, in preparation for an action, is as important as the action itself. – Marianne Williamson

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

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

11. Our vision is more obstructed by what we think we know than by our lack of knowledge. – Krister Stendahl

12. The gap between vision and current reality is also a source of energy. If there were no gap, there would be no need for any action to move towards the vision. We call this gap creative tension. – Peter Senge

13. Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion. – Jack Welch

14. 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. – Audre Lorde

15. Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. – Arthur Schopenhauer

16. It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born. – James Joyce

17. We lift ourselves by our thought, we climb upon our vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself. Hold the ideal of yourself as you long to be, always, everywhere – your ideal of what you long to attain – the ideal of health, efficiency, success. – Orison Swett Marden

18. Vision is perhaps our greatest strength.. it has kept us alive to the power and continuity of thought through the centuries, it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown. – Li Ka-shing

19. The more boundless your vision, the more real you are. – Deepak Chopra

20. Vision animates, inspires, transforms purpose into action. – Warren G. Bennis

Vision Quotes

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

22. Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own. – Robert Collier

23. The man don’t make the vision; the vision makes the man. – David Yonggi Cho

24. When I think of vision, I have in mind the ability to see above and beyond the majority. – Charles R. Swindoll

25. I think there is something, more important than believing: Action! The world is full of dreamers, there aren’t enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision. – W. Clement Stone

26. For visions come not to polluted eyes. – Mary Howitt

27. Seeing within changes one’s outer vision. – Joseph Chilton Pearce

28. Vision looks inwards and becomes duty. Vision looks outwards and becomes aspiration. Vision looks upwards and becomes faith. – Stephen Samuel Wise

29. I discover vision, not as a ‘thinking about seeing,’ to use Descartes expression, but as a gaze at grips with a visible world, and that is why for me there can be another’s gaze. – Maurice Merleau-Ponty

30. The real function of the artist is to give fresh vision to their own generation. – Doris McCarthy

31. Work without vision is drudgery. Vision without work is dreaming. Work coupled with vision is destiny. – Thomas S. Monson

32. You have to be tenacious, you have to be focused, you have to have a real vision, and be extremely passionate about it. – Jessica Alba

33. Vision motivates, sustains and dispels doubt. – Thomas Young

34. We are not stuck in the ruts of destiny, we have the power to break free, clear our vision and see a new life for ourselves. – Tony Clark

35. If you don’t have a vision, you’re going to be stuck in what you know. And the only thing you know is what you’ve already seen. – Iyanla Vanzant

36. Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others. – Roy T. Bennett

37. The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision. – Helen Keller

38. The world of great opportunity is available now, as it has always been, only for those with great vision. – Andrew Carnegie

39. A dream is the creative vision for your life in the future. – Denis Waitley

40. Ones vision is not a road map but a compass. – Peter Block

Vision Quotes

41. A vision without an action is a daydream. An action without vision is a nightmare. – Jonathan Hayashi

42. Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. – Jonathan Swift

43. The first step to making changes in your life is to have a clear vision of what you hope to accomplish in the future. – Barbara Gain

44. Vision without execution is hallucination. – Thomas Edison

45. A vision gives you a general direction for life while a process goal is part of the dream that you are accomplishing by taking specific actions today. – Thomas Abreu

46. In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision. – Dalai Lama

47. Where there is no vision, there is no hope. – George Washington Carver

48. Chase the vision, not the money. – Tony Hsieh

49. Vision is the true creative rhythm. – Robert Delaunay

50. Don’t focus on where you are today, keep positive vision and see yourself accomplishing your goals and fulfilling your destiny. – Joel Osteen

51. You have to know what you want. And if it seems to take you off the track, don’t hold back, because perhaps that is instinctively where you want to be. And if you hold back and try to be always where you have been before, you will go dry. – Gertrude Stein

52. Vision is a picture of the future that produces passion. – Bill Hybels

53. Vision is a destination a fixed point to which we focus all effort. Strategy is a route an adaptable path to get us where we want to go. – Simon Sinek

54. Have a vision. It is the ability to see the invisible. If you can see the invisible, you can achieve the impossible. – Shiv Khera

55. The only limits are, as always, those of vision. – James Broughton

56. You have to have a big vision and take very small steps to get there. You have to be humble as you execute but visionary and gigantic in terms of your aspiration. In the Internet industry, it’s not about grand innovation, it’s about a lot of little innovations: every day, every week, every month, making something a little bit better. – Jason Calacanis

57. It’s important to be true to yourself and your vision. – Nicole Polizzi

58. Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision. – Stevie Wonder

59. The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps we must step up the stairs. – Vance Havner

60. Pain pushes until vision pulls. – Michael Beckwith

Vision Quotes

61. Don’t underestimate the power of your vision to change the world. Whether that world is your office, your community, an industry or a global movement, you need to have a core belief that what you contribute can fundamentally change the paradigm or way of thinking about problems. – Leroy Hood

62. When you have a vision that is strong enough and powerful enough, nothing can stand in your way. – Lewis Howes

63. A strong team can take any crazy vision and turn it into reality. – John Carmack

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

65. Life is one big road with lots of signs. So, when you are riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! – Bob Marley

66. If you want to turn a vision into reality, you have to give 100% and never stop believing in your dream. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

67. Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision. – Joseph Joubert

68. A healthy vision of the future is not possible without an accurate knowledge of the past. – Daisaku Ikeda

69. Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe. – Oprah Winfrey

70. When you believe in your dream and your vision, then it begins to attract its own resources. No one was born to be a failure. – Myles Munroe

71. Where there is no vision the people perish. – Proverbs 29:18

72. The very essence of leadership is that you have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet. – Theodore Hesburgh

73. 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

74. The best vision is insight. – Malcolm Forbes

75. Although my circumstance was homeless, my vision wasn’t! – Eric Thomas

Vision Quotes

76. Setting goals allows you to paint a vision of what you wish your future to be. – Catherine Pulsifer

77. It will help you to weave your vision into a new reality for yourself in which you are becoming someone who is consistently able to turn an idea into income by taking disciplined and inspired action. – Annabel Melnyk

78. The wonderful thing is that vision is greater than baggage. – Stephen Covey

79. Goal-setting helps distinguish relevant from irrelevant stuff. With clear vision, you are able to prioritise. – Joanna Jast

80. That glorious vision of doing good is so often the sanguine mirage of so many good minds. – Charles Dickens

81. Maybe you have an unfulfilled dream or vision to do something significant for the Lord. You may have become discouraged and are about to abandon the vision God placed in your heart. If so, please do not give up. You can be sure that what God tells you to do, He will, in His appointed time, enable you to do. – Bill Bright

82. It doesn’t matter how fast you can go, it doesn’t matter how much passion you have, and it doesn’t matter how much energy you put into something. If you don’t have a vision and clarity on the destination you want to reach, you’ll simply never get there. – Dean Graziosi

83. By having a clear vision, even a short vision of what will happen in the future. We will be less worried and feel a little bit confident, and calm because we can manage our life in the world that is changing every second. – Ly Nguyen

84. The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision. – George Eliot

85. Sometimes, creative visions can rise to the surface from dreams. – Justin Todd

86. Giving our visions and stories and characters to become friends to others lifts not only ourselves but the world and all its futures. – Richard Bach

87. Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with Vision is making a positive difference. – Joel Barker

88. God grant me these: the strength to do some needed service here; the wisdom to be brave and true; the gift of vision clear, that in each task that comes to me some purpose I may plainly see. – Edgar A Guest

89. People with extreme confidence do not let temporary setbacks slow them down. They have a clear vision of what they want, and they go get it. – Beau Norton

90. Do not occupy yourself with regrets of past mistakes or worries about the present. Rather, be more occupied with your visions for the future during your working years. – Eugene C. Onyibo

91. The only thing separating you from your grandest vision is courage. – Christie Ruffino

92. Building a shared vision. This can be achieved through empowering individuals to create a common single image of the future and the organization. – Max Cesar King

93. If I paint a wild horse, you might not see the horse… but surely you will see the wildness! – Pablo Picasso

94. Never surrender your hopes and dreams to the fateful limitations others have placed on their own lives. The vision of your true destiny does not reside within the blinkered outlook of the naysayers and the doom prophets. Judge not by their words, but accept advice based on the evidence of actual results. Do not be surprised should you find a complete absence of anything mystical or miraculous in the manifested reality of those who are so eager to advise you. Friends and family who suffer the lack of abundance, joy, love, fulfillment and prosperity in their own lives really have no business imposing their self-limiting beliefs on your reality experience. – Anthon St. Maarten

95. Nothing is more imminent than the impossible . . . what we must always foresee is the unforeseen. – Victor Hugo

96. Live your vision and demand your success. – Steve Maraboli

97. A camera is just a medium to capture what you have in your vision, and vision is something that cannot be bought. – Neeraj Agnihotri

98. Unity is vision; it must have been part of the process of learning to see. – Henry Adams

99. At the moment of vision, the eyes see nothing. – William Golding

100. A vision we give to others of who and what they could become has power when it echoes what the spirit has already spoken into their souls. – Larry Crabb

101. Reality is what people who lack vision see. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

102. The person who sees the difficulties so clearly that he does not discern the possibilities cannot inspire a vision in others. – J. Oswald Sanders

103. You need to choose your association according to your vision. – Onyi Anyado

104. Keep the faith. The vision is always for the appointed time. Be patient, prayerful and wait for the fulfillment of your visions. – Lailah Gifty Akita

Vision Quotes

105. A label locks me into a definition that people use to control me. A vision graces me with an idea that serves to release me. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

106. When you care. You don’t have to be pushed or whatever. You fulfill your vision. It’s that simple. It doesn’t even feel like work. It’s easy. Too easy. Remember that. – Jill Telford

107. It’s scary to be in the dark initially, but the real vision is lost when instead of searching for the light, we start adjusting to the dark. – Shahenshah Hafeez Khan

108. When the vision of your dreams gets blurry remember to readjust your lens. – Angel Moreira

109. The era without limits begins, when; The vision awakens. And the journal jumps. – Alan Maiccon

110. Goals are simply a way of breaking a vision into smaller, workable units. – Nido R. Qubein

111. If, the vision is blind; the life cannot properly dress up the success. – Ehsan Sehgal

112. A sacred wandering awakens you. It connects you to your authentic self. It can empower you to find your voice. To enlarge your vision. To nurture your soul. To create healthy boundaries. To bravely try something new. – Dana Arcuri

113. Vision gives meaning to grace just as hunger gives meaning to food. – Paul Bamikole

114. Focus on what is most important. Find what truly matters to you. Realign your life with new priorities. Find a new vision, new goals, and a clearer path. Everything else will begin to fall away. – Akiroq Brost

115. By directing without assumption and validating with fact…
By avoiding the hype and digging into the proof of concept…
and by vetting and double checking for the facts and fiction…
You can move past the false messaging to find the authentic routes for your vision. – Create Wealth Communities

116. If you design a compelling future, it’s easier to push yourself because your vision will pull you. – Freequill

117. That spark you felt ignite inside you, that split-second vision that you had of yourself bright like the Sun — believe that! Believe that. – C. JoyBell C.

118. When visionaries die, their vision lives on. – Gift Gugu Mona

119. Your vision exists in your own volition in following your dreams. – Aqeel Farhang

120. Vision is your first creation of the future. – Tobi Delly

Vision Quotes

121. It’s not what the vision is, it’s what the vision does. – Peter Senge

122. It is good to have your own vision, but it is dangerous not to run with it. – Bamigboye Olurotimi

123. Vision provides guidance about what core to preserve and what future to stimulate progress toward. – James C. Collins

124. When the shimmer of the past is melting into the presence, spreading a scent of attentiveness and inquiringness, our mind may ask for a new reading of the story of our life. An innocuous flicker from a hazy sequence in our memory lane can affect our current awareness, making us raise questions, throwing new light on our expectations; crafting an airy vision of the future. (“A change of vision” ) – Erik Pevernagie

125. Through persistence to a clear vision, the dreamer comes to understand that no matter how unlikely, taboo, or youthful these dreams may appear to be, the belly of the earth can and will still stretch with the conception of the new dream as sure as the belly of a woman can and will stretch with the conception of new life. – Curtis Tyrone Jones

126. You see how things might be and you aren’t afraid to risk something to have it. – Joseph Monninger

127. As for your vision,
& what is or isn’t written,
Stay faithful until it’s fateful. – Suhaib Rumi

128. Without vision, we can’t fully comprehend the unlimited potential packed within. When that happens, we can’t attain greatness- our birthright. – Assegid Habtewold

129. Your spiritual path is decided by your vision and accomplished by your consistency. – Samuel T. Padmore

130. The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it. – Kalpana Chawla

131. I think that the greatest gift God ever gave man is not the gift of sight but the gift of vision. Sight is a function of the eyes, but vision is a function of the heart. – Myles Munroe

132. You can’t buy vision, and you can’t buy aesthetic. – Travis Scott

133. Vision gets the dreams started. Dreaming employs your God-given imagination to reinforce the vision. Both are part of something I believe is absolutely necessary to building the life of a champion, a winner, a person of high character who is consistently at the top of whatever game he or she is in. – Emmitt Smith

134. Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you’re on the journey. But you’ve got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end. – Usher

135. You need to aim beyond what you are capable of. You must develop a complete disregard for where your abilities end. Try to do things that you’re incapable of… If you think you’re incapable of running a company, make that your aim… Make your vision of where you want to be a reality. Nothing is impossible. – Paul Arden

136. Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement. – Florence Scovel Shinn

137. I’m most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He’s given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I’ll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do. – Martin Lawrence

138. What I found over the years is the most important thing is for a team to come together over a compelling vision, a comprehensive strategy for achieving that vision, and then a relentless implementation plan. – Alan Mulally

139. Clarity of vision is the key to achieving your objectives. – Tom Steyer

140. Doing Good is a simple and universal vision. A vision to which each and every one of us can connect and contribute to its realisation. A vision based on the belief that by doing good deeds, positive thinking and affirmative choice of words, feelings and actions, we can enhance goodness in the world. – Shari Arison

141. Without vision, even the most focused passion is a battery without a device. – Ken Auletta

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