135 Powerful Quotes About Vision (The Ultimate List)

Quotes About Vision 

quotes about vision

There really is something about having a vision. It gives you hope for a better future. Which brings both contentment in the present and excitement in the present. Which some of these quotes about vision below will inspire you to set massive goals and visions for your life.

Having a vision lets you put to rest feelings of not knowing where you are going. Instead of being a wandering generality, you are becoming a meaningful specific. As Zig Ziglar so elegantly would say.

It gives you something to look forward to. To strive for. And it gives you much more energy during your waking hours.

You are going from simply wading through life. To really setting your own sail and navigating the waters of life.

Your compass is set and you can go about finding and taking the most effective routine possible to make that vision become a reality.

I believe it make the difference between living and simply existing. Giving you a lust for this life that is literally palpable.

I feel as if a strong vision can do that. But how do you create a strong vision?

Well let me give you a few quick ingredients to creating a strong vision that can help you wake up rearing to go. Every single day. To help you recharge yourself when your batteries are low.

  1. Tie your vision to giving back. Giving back is a spiritual need of ours. That when we give, we feel great. We feel a feeling of making the world better. And it gives us meaning in our life. That we are changing someones life for the better.
  2. Do it for the people in your life. Because we can only do so much or go so far by ourselves. But when we do something for other people that we care about, our vision becomes so much stronger. And our ability to persevere grows immensely.
  3. Visualize that vision. Over and over again. And also, not only with repetition, but hold it in your mind for as long as you can. The longer you can see your vision in your mind, the faster it will come into your existence. You are literally imprinting it into your subconscious mind. So your mind can work on it all hours of the day. Resource: How to Visualize

So those 3 simply but powerful ingredients should help you both create a big vision for your life. And have the WHY power behind it. Why you want to do it. Which will give you what you need to persevere long enough to make your vision into reality.

Leaving you with a sense of doing what you were called to do while you were on this earth. Creating something bigger than yourself. And going from success to significance because it will be tied to giving back to your community, and the world at large, in the process.

Here is a the list of vision quotes to give you even more perspective. And to inspire you to create big visions for your life!

Enjoy, friend.

List of Quotes on Vision

  1. “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” – Johnathan Swift
  2. “It’s not what the vision is, it’s what the vision does.” – Peter Senge
  3. “The only thing worse than being blind is having not vision.” – Helen Keller
  4. “Vision is a picture of the future that produces passion.” – Bill Hybels
  5. “I would give all the wealth in the world, and all the deeds of all the heroes, for one true vision.” – Henry David Thoreau 
  6. “Where there is no vision, there is no hope.” – George Washington Carver
  7. “You vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens. ‘ -Carl Gustav Jung
  8. “When you have vision, it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic.” – Charles R. Swindoll
  9. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett
  10. “Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.” – Japanese Proverb
  11. “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
  12. “Vision without execution is delusion.” – Thomas A. Edison
  13. “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 an endless immensity of the sea.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery 
  14. “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 Vain
  15. “Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.” – Joel A. Barker
  16. “A man without a vision for his future always returns to his past.” – Unknown
  17. “Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.” -Oprah Winfrey
  18. “If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants.” – Isaac Newton
  19. “You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain
  20. “No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities – always see them, for they’re always there.” – Norman Vincent Peale
  21. “To grasp and hold a vision, that is the very essence of successful leadership – not only the move set where I learned it, but everywhere.” – Ronald Reagan 
  22. “Greatness starts with a clear vision of the future.” – Simon Sinek
  23. “Your purpose explains what you are doing with your life. Your vision explains how you are living your purpose. Your goals enable you to realize your vision.” – Bob Proctor
  24. “The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.” – John Scully
  25. “In order to carry out a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama
  26. “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie 
  27. “The best vision is insight.” – Malcom Forbes
  28. “Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.” – Henry Kissinger 
  29. “If you want to turn a vision into reality, you have to give 100% and never stop believing in your dream. – Arnold Schwarzeneggar
  30. “Sight is what you see with your eyes, vision is what you see with your mind.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki
  31. “The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust 
  32. “Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision.” – Stevie Wonder
  33. “If you don’t have a vision you’re going to be stuck in what you know. An the only thing you know is what you.” – Iyanla Vanzant
  34. “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
  35. “The only limits are, as always, those of vision.” – James Broughton
  36. “The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but no vision.” – Helen Keller
  37. Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you can imagine it.” – George Lucas 
  38. “Determine that the thing can and shall be done and then we shall find the way.” -Abraham Lincoln
  39. “Setting goals allows you to pain a vision of what you wish your future to be.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  40. “The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.” – Winston Churchill
  41. “Vision with action makes a powerful reality.” – Ron Kaufman
  42. “A dream is simply the mind’s vision of what one wants or what would satisfy one’s vision of reality.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  43. “So many of our dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.” – Christopher REeve 
  44. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney
  45. “It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.” – Helen Keller
  46. “It is very dangerous to go into eternity with possibilities which one has oneself prevented from becoming realities. A possibility is a hint from God. One must follow it.” – Soren Kierkegaard 
  47. “In order to be a realist, you must believe in miracles.” – David Ben Gurion
  48. “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
  49. “The vision that you glorify in your mind, the idea that you enthrone in your heart, this you will build your life by, and this you will become.” – Unknown
  50. “Where there is no vision, the people will perish.” – Proverbs 29:18
  51. “The person who does not know where he wants to go there is no favorable wind.” – Seneca 
  52. “Tom accomplish great things we must dream as well as at.” – Anatole France
  53. ‘The world of great opportunity is available now, as it has always been, only for those with great vision.” – Andrew Carnegie
  54. “Big think precedes great achievement.” – Wilfred Peterson
  55. “Associate with people of vision. Be around those who inspire you and motivate you to reach your dreams.” – Joel Osteen
  56. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can chagne the world.” – Robin Williams
  57. “The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  58. “Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them. A desire, a dream, a vision.” – Muhammad Ali
  59. “The wonderful thing is that vision is greater than baggage.” – Stephen Covey
  60. ‘When you lose your vision, you lose contact with things. When you lose your hear, you lose contact with people.” – Helen Keller
  61. “Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt 
  62. “We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that.” – Barbara Jordan
  63. “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
  64. “Little girls with dreams become women with vision.” – Unknown
  65. “A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone an become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.” – Denis Waitley
  66. “All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their mind wake in the day to find it was vanity, but the dreams of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible.” – T.E. Lawrence 
  67. “Never limit your vision based on your current resources. ” – Michael Hyatt
  68. “Surround yourself with people who talk about visions, and ideas, not other people.” – Unknown
  69. “Make your vision so clear that you fears become irrelevant.” – Unknown
  70. “A vision is merely a dream without action.” – Joel Barker
  71. “Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be. Your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.” – James Allen
  72. “Following a vision for a better world, he (Walt Disney) developed in his early years, he managed to create a new reality meant to help people escape from the worries of everyday life. The steps he made and the actions he took transformed the world of animation and entertainment forever.” – Michael Winicott
  73. “A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.” – Ralph Lauren
  74. “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” – John C. Maxwell
  75. “Don’t expect people to understand your grind when God didn’t give them your vision.” – Unknown
  76. “Chase the vision not the money.” – Tony Hsieh
  77. “When you have a vision that is strong enough and powerful enough, nothing can stand in your way.” – Lewis Howes
  78. “Create a vision that makes you wanna jump out of bed in the morning.” – Unkonwn
  79. “Sometimes creative visions can rise to the surface from dreams.” – Justin Todd
  80. “The vision that you glorify in your mind, the idea that you enthrone in your heart, this will build your life by, and this you will become.” – Anonymous 
  81. “Every closed eye is not sleeping and every open eye is not seeing.” – Bill Cosby
  82. “The sky is never the limit. Your vision is.” – Unknown
  83. “What I’m looking for is not out there, it is in me. “- Helen Keller
  84. “A lead should be a visionary and have more foresight than an employee.” – Jack Ma
  85. “we are not stuck in the ruts of destiny, we hae the power to break free, clear our vision and see a new life for ourselves.” – Tony Clark
  86. “We must be global Christians with a global vision because our God is a global God.” – John Stott
  87. “When you believe in your dream and your vision, then it begins to attract it’s own resources. No one was born to be a failure.” – Myles Munroe
  88. “I don’t dream at tonight, I dream at day, I dream all day. I’m dreaming for a living.” – Steven Spielberg
  89. “You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.” – Alvin Toffler
  90. “You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.” – Alvin Toffler 
  91. “The woman’s vision is deep reaching, the man’s far reaching. With the man the world is his heart, with the woman the heart is her world.” – Betty Grable
  92. “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision passionately, own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.” – Jack Welch
  93. “Your vision is limited only by you. See yourself as the truly capable human being that you are.” – Dr. Moses Simuyemba
  94. “See yourself living in abundance and you will attract it.” – Rhonda Byrne
  95. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” – Warren G. Bennis
  96. “Hold the vision, trust the process.” – Unknown
  97. “Sometimes we just need to have a greater vision of what is possible.” – Bonnie L. Oscarson
  98. “I’ve learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Transforming fear into freedom, how great is that?” – Soledad O’Brien
  99. “You are what you believe yourself to be.” – Unknown
  100. “We need to be visionary, we have to be bold.” – Angela Hunt
  101. “People with purpose, goals and vision have no time for drama. They invest their energy in creativity and focus on living a positive life.” – Unknown
  102. “Don’t bury thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live!” – Bob Marley
  103. “The secret of change, is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates
  104. “A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” – John Maxwell
  105. “One’s vision is not a road map but a compass.” – Peter Block
  106. “If you create a vision for your life, doors will open.” – Unknown
  107. “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” – Gail Devers
  108. “Leadership is vision and responsibility, not power.” – Seth Berkley
  109. “You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” – Woodrow Wilson
  110. “If you have no vision of yourself in the future, then you have nothing to live for.” – Les Brown
  111. “Success! Such a magical word, like gold or love or Shangri-la, it conjures up different but always enticing visions in the minds of all of us.” – Og Mandino
  112. “Goal setting helps distinguish relevant from irrelevant stuff. With clear vision, you are able to prioritize.” – Joanna Jast
  113. “The man don’t make the vision, the vision make the man.” – Pastor Yonggi Cho
  114. “Where ever you find a prosperous business, you will come upon some individual that has creative vision.” – Napoleon Hill
  115. “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”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 
  116. “Vision is the ability to see potential in what others overlook.” – Rick Warren
  117. “Knowledge is love and light and vision.” – Helen Keller
  118. “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
  119. “When you have a million dollar vision don’t surround yourself with 1 cent minds.” – Unknown
  120. “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my visino, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde
  121. “Don’t let others tell you what you can’t do. Don’t let the limitations of others limit your vision. If you can remove yourself self-doubt and believe in yourself, you can achieve what you never thought possible.” – Roy T. Bennett
  122. “Create a vision for the life you really want and then work relentlessly towards making it a reality.” – Roy T. Bennett
  123. “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.” – Anthon St. Maarten
  124. “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 compromise.’ – Robert Fritz
  125. “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
  126. “Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” – Arthur Schopenhauer
  127. “Vision without a task is only a dream. A task without a vision is but drudgery. Bus vision without a task is a dream fulfilled.” – Anonymous
  128. “Dissatisfaction and discouragement are not caused by the absence of things but the absence of vision.” – Anonymous 
  129. “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
  130. “We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.” – Adlai E. Stevenson 
  131. “Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you cease to live.” – Norman Vincent Peale
  132. “Leaders should create a vision and set clear expectations. Monitoring outcomes is natural and leaders should be able to identify behaviors that contribute to performance.” – Ryan Caradonna 
  133. “The glorious vision of doing good is so often the sanguine mirage of so many good minds.” – Charles Dickens 
  134. “Goal-setting helps distinguish relevant from irrelevant stuff. With clear vision, are able to prioritize.” – Joanna Jast 
  135. “When you visualize, then you materialize.” – Denis Waitley 

Conclusion To Vision Quotes 

So there we are my friends. 135 quotes about vision to give you insight on what it means to have a vision in this life.

I hope it inspired you to create massive visions for your future. Visions so strong that they literally pull you. You don’t have to be pushed anymore.

Ones that make you get out of bed ready to rock. And that you are so passionate about that you will never stop pursuing it until you have made your vision into reality.

Share with me your favorite quotes on vision from the list above. I would love to hear what your top quote was. 

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