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Photo of a monkWe do not see things as they are, we see them as we are.
       - Anais Nin

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
       - Anonymous

Some men see things the way they are and ask, "Why?" I dream things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- George Bernard Shaw

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
       - Anonymous

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, "What happened?"
       - Anonymous

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
       - Buckminster Fuller

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
       - A

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
       - Anonymous

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
       - Zadok Rabinwitz

Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
       - A

photo of man overlooking water If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
       - Henry David Thoreau

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
       - Madeleine Albright

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
       - John Lubbock

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
       - Steven Covey

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
       - Anonymous

Where there is no vision, the people perish.
       - Proverbs

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
       - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., twentieth-century American civil rights leader

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
       - Richard Bach

Photo of a sky with a rainbow and a little houseThe main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
       - Thomas Carlyle

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
       - Dr. Dale Turner

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
       - Anonymous

Perspective is [found] in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Michael Johnson 

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
       - Japanese Proverb

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
       - Indian Proverb

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Quotes in this site first compiled by Gary Hyink and Bill Blackman. Additional quotes thanks to Felicia Daniels, Alyssa Boyett, Katie Lusk and others. And thanks to the authors of these quotes!
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, First photo 1997 by IMSI, second  photo of man overlooking water courtesy of Flickr user i.embrace & licensed under Creative Commons, Third photo 1997 by IMSI, http://www.heartsandminds.org/quotes/vision.htm - latest changes August 21, 2014

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