vision quotes

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

Retain the vision for space exploration. If we turn our backs on the vision again, we're going to have to live in a secondary position in human space flight for the rest of the century.Buzz Aldrin

Speaking as a builder, if you start something, you must have a vision of the thing which arises from your instinct about preserving and enhancing what is there.Christopher Alexander

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

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

When I go back to the core of my childhood, my cousin Lucy seems always to be in the peripheral vision of my memories. She is off to one side, always off to one side, with a book, with a scheme or a project or an enterprise.Martin Amis

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

My vision had always been that I was gonna be a stage actor and that was it.Curtis Armstrong

Part of the process of acting in a film that you're also directing is really trusting the people around you to capture your vision, which hopefully you have communicated well to them.Katie Aselton

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

Without siblings you get quite a skewed vision of yourself and of the world. I always felt I didn't understand how it worked. I remember feeling quite lonely.Kate Atkinson

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

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

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

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

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

Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.Joel A. Barker

It is essential to an architect to know how to see: I mean to see in such a way that the vision is not overpowered by rational analysis.Luis Barragan

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

I had a clear vision: if I take up an assignment, I'll do full justice to it; otherwise I'll walk away.Kiran Bedi