77 Quotes To Sharp Your Vision And Spot Opportunities


Test your habit in 4-mins

Success without planning is gambling. Planning needs vision in order to spot and build on the right opportunity. People able to spot them are leaders and visionary. Here are some quotes that may help you to get that vision!
If you are really into building a vision, those articles can also be useful to you:
– Everyday quotes to defeat procrastination
– 4 Steps to build the entrepreneur mindset
– The definitive guide to read x5 faster


Test your habit in 4-mins


We are limited not by our abilities but by our vision. — Anonymous
If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it’sinfinite. — William Blake
As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow. — Himanshu Bhatia
Those who look behind will never see beyond. — Sherry K. White
Leaders are limited by their vision rather than by their abilities. — Roy T. Bennettinfrey
How you look at it’s pretty much how you’ll see it. — Rasheed Ogunlaru

A leader is a dealer in hope

Often poor leadership is masked by those with the loudest voices and strongest opinions. — Nick Fewings
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man . . It is more powerful than external circumstances. — Seneca
Execution is the ability to mesh strategy with reality, align people with goals, and achieve the promised results. — Larry Bossidy

Always start at the end before you begin

Leaders establish trust with candor, transparency, and credit. — Jack Welch
Ones vision is not a road map but a compass. — Peter Block
A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can succeed. — Ralph Nader

At the moment of vision the eyes see nothing

When God takes out the trash, don’t go digging back through it. Trust Him. — Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Creating value for humanity should not be an afterthought but a core business strategy. — Anonymous
The empires of the future are empires of the mind. — Winston Churchill

A vision without a strategy remains an illusion

Hold the vision, trust the process. — Anonymous
Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live. — Anne Sweeney
Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live. — Mark Twain

Big thinking precedes great achievement

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. — Warren Bennis
Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs, it’s about deliberately choosing to be different. — Michael Porter
The best marketing strategy ever: Care. — Gary Vaynerchuck


Strategy is a fancy word for coming up with a long-term plan and putting it into action. — Ellie Pidot
Destiny is not a matter of chance, but of choice. Not something to wish for, but to attain. — William Jennings Bryan
Big thinking precedes great achievement. — Wilferd Peterson

Chase the vision not the money

Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average. — Jim Rohn
Management is doing the right thing, leadership is doing the right things. — Peter F. Drucker
Champions keep playing until they get it right. — Billie Jean King

Clarify your vision

Your thoughts shape your vision. You see what you choose to see. — Anonymous
Sound strategy starts with having the right goal. — Michael Porter
Forget about trying to compete with someone else. Create your own pathway. Create your own new vision. — Herbie Hancock

Create your future from your future not your past

A leader is best when people barely know he exists…when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will all say: We did it ourselves. — Laotzu
The more boundless your vision, the more real you are. — Deepak Chopra
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. — Jonathan Swift

Every child needs a champion

It’s important to be true to yourself and your vision. — Nicole Polizzi
A philosophy of life: I’m an adventurer, looking for treasure. — Paulo Coelho
Microsoft was founded with a visoon of a computer on every desk, and in every home. We’ve never wavered from that vision. — Bill Gates

Hold the vision trust the process

A leader is someone who holds heror himself accountable for finding the potential in people and processes. — Brené Brown
I await your sentence with less fear than you pass it. The time will come when all will see what I see. — Giordano Bruno
You are either supporting the vision or supporting division. — Saji Ijiyemi

vision quotes

A strategy is necessary because the future is unpredictable. — Robert Waterman
We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark. — Whoopi Goldberg
Become the kind of leader that other people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or positon. — Brian Tracy

A leader’s role is to raise people’s aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they will try to get there. — David Gergen
Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want. — Dianne Feinstein
Throughout the centuries there were men who took the first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision. — Ayn Rand


A vision without a strategy remains an illusion. — Lee Bolman
Find the smartest people you can and surround yourself with them. — Marissa Mayer
The comfort zone is a nice place, but nothing grows there. Take the leap today and start your business! — Caroline Cummings

If you create a vision for your life doors will open

People have to trust you. You have to build in trust for people. — Jack Welch
With adequate planning, passion and perseverance, you can achieve the God-given goals. — Lailah Gifty Akita
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 Bennett
People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together. — Michelle Obama
People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision. — John C. Maxwell
The best content in the world won’t drive revenue if nobody sees it. — Anonymous

Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground

Little girls with dreams become women with vision. — Anonymous
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
There are poisons that blind you, and poisons that open your eyes. — August Strindberg
When you have a vision that is strong enough and powerful enough, nothing can stand in your way. — Lewis Howes
Your heart is able to see things that your eyes aren’t able to. — Kholoud Yasser
One of the things I’ve learned about vision is people will grab it mentally or, have a crab mentality. — Onyi Anyado

Little girls with dreams become women with vision

Vision is the true creative rhythm. — Robert Delaunay
The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do. — Michael Porter
I have broken many glass ceilings so I know it can be done. — Helen Clark

Live your vision and demand your success

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. — Sun Tzu
The core of any family is what is changeless, what is going to be there──shared vision and values. — Stephen R. Covey
Never look directly at the sun. Instead, look at the sunflower. — Vera Nazarian


A lack of realism in the vision today costs credibility tomorrow. — John C. Maxwell
The person who sees the difficulties so clearly that he does not discern the possibilities cannot inspire a vision in others. — J. Oswald Sanders
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. — Francis Bacon

Make generosity part of your growth strategy

Vision is a picture of the future that produces passion. — Bill Hybels
The power to concentrate was the most important thing. Living without this power would be like opening one’s eyes without seeing anything. — Haruki Murakami
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. — Anaïs Nin

Ones vision is not a road map but a compass

A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position. — John Maxwell
You need to choose your association according to your vision. — Onyi Anyado

Wasting Life?


Test your habit in 4-mins

Mirrors are perpetually deceitful. They lie and steal your true self. They reveal only what your mind believes it sees. — Dee Remy

Perfect moves hold you back from moves at all

Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision. — Stevie Wonder
It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down. — Roy T. Bennett
Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
Many of the most powerful things in life are not tangible. All it takes is for you to close your eyes to see. — Shannon L. Alder
My best successes came on the heels of failures. — Barbara Corcoran
Create your future from your future, not your past. — Werner Erhard

Reality is what people who lack vision see

Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion. — Jack Welch
Reflection is looking in so you can look out with a broader, bigger, and more accurate perspective. — Mick Ukleja And Robert Lorber
He talked about the future with such certainty, he might have been talking about the past. — Michael Dobbs

Strategy is a commodity execution is an art

The common eye sees only the outside of things, and judges by that, but the seeing eye pierces through and reads the heart and the soul. — Mark Twain
If you create a vision for your life, doors will open. — Anonymous
Nothing stops an organization faster than people who believe that the way you worked yesterday is the best way to work tomorrow. — Jon Madonna

Strategy without process is little more than a wish list

Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives. — Michelle Obama
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it. — Andrew Carnegie
Reality is what people who lack vision see. — Mokokoma Mokhonoana


Looking up gives light, although at first it makes you dizzy. — Mevlana Rumi
Be real and adjust your strategy according to honest results. — Charles Caleb Colton
Strategy without process is little more than a wish list. — Robert Filek

The empires of the future are empires of the mind

Fitting in is a short-term strategy, standing out pays off in the long run. — Seth Godin
To the person who does not know where he wants to go there is no favorable wind. — Seneca
A leader is a dealer in hope. — Napoléon Bonaparte

The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do

At the moment of vision, the eyes see nothing. — William Golding
I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. — Estée Lauder
If you are reading this, I hope God opens incredible doors for your life this year. Greatness is upon you. You must believe it though. — Germany Kent

The more boundless your vision the more real you are

Vision is the art of seeing the invisible. — Jonathan Swift
I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can’t find anybody who can tell me what they want. — Mark Twain
The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others. — Friedrich Nietzsche
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at. — Bruce Lee
Don’t expect people to understand your grind when God didn’t give them your vision. — Anonymous
You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless. — Charles De Gaulle

The visionary lies to himself the liar only to others

I’m going to be a great leader of this generation. The stars in the space up there are my witnesses. — Toba Beta
A country without vision runs to every direction. — Toba Beta
Make plans for your new goals. And press towards achieving the goals with all your strength. — Lailah Gifty Akita

Those who look behind will never see beyond

There is only one winning strategy. It is to carefully define the target market and direct a superior offering to that target market. — Philip Kotler
The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend feeling sorry for themselves. — Barbara Corcoran
People respond well to those that are sure of what they want. — Anna Wintour


Failure is nothing more than a chance to revise your strategy. — Anonymous
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence, and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. — Sheryl Sandberg
We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat, they do not exist. — Queen Victoria

Vision is a picture of the future that produces passion

The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them. — Ida B. Wells
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

Just give me a thousand words and you may make your own pictures. — Erica Goros
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. — Warren G. Bennis
However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results. — Sir Winston Churchill
Success is 20% skills and 80% strategy. You might know how to succeed, but more importantly, what’s your plan to succeed?. — Jim Rohn

Vision is the art of seeing the invisible

Leadership is having a compelling vision, a comprehensive plan, relentless implementation, and talented people working together. — Alan Mulally
You can’t stop dreaming just because the night never seems to end. — Curtis Tyrone Jones
Nothing is more imminent than the impossible . . what we must always foresee is the unforeseen. — Victor Hugo

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others

Poets are damned… but see with the eyes of angels. — Allen Ginsberg
You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. — Mark Twain
We must work together on a common vision and a common goal. — Lailah Gifty Akita

Vision is the true creative rhythm

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

Vision without execution is hallucination

Make generosity part of your growth strategy. — Anonymous
Dissatisfaction and discouragement are not caused by the absence of things but the absence of vision. — Anonymous
Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed. — Mwai Kibaki

We are limited not by our abilities but by our vision

Remember, feedback is meant to address the problem, not the person.
There’s only one growth strategy: work hard. — William Hague
Do what you feel in your heart to be right for you’ll be criticized anyway. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Well behaved women rarely make history

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
To grasp and hold a vision, that is the very essence of successful leadershipnot only on the movie set where I learned it, but everywhere. — Ronald Reagan
If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader. — Dolly Parton

Where there is no vision there is no hope

Go higher and higher, until it becomes impossible to bring you down, I wanna use a microscope to locate you, don’t even dream of coming down. — Michael Bassey Johnson
Strategic leaders must not get consumed by the operational and tactical side of their work. They have a duty to find time to shape the future. — Stephanie S. Mead
Strategy is style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring future success. — Pete Johnson
The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me, my eye and God’s eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love. — Meister Eckhart
Leadership is the ability to guide others without force into a direction or decision that leaves them still feeling empowered and accomplished. — Lisa Cash Hanson
Leadership is the ability to guide others without force into a direction or decision that leaves them still feeling empowered and accomplished.
The best way to leapfrog in your career is to get advice from someone who’s done what you’re trying to accomplish. It helps clear all the doubt. — Heather Anne Carson
A camera is just a medium to capture what you have in your vision, and vision is something that cannot be bought.Neeraj Agnihotri, Procrasdemon. — The Artist’S Guide To Liberation From Procrastination
It seems sometimes that people take a deliberately myopic and fill their eyes with things seen microscopically in order not to see macrosopically. — Marilyn Frye
The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency -the belief that the here and now is all there is. — Allan Bloom
The biggest risk is not taking any risk. in a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. — Mark Zuckerberg
Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile. — Vince Lombardi
Leadership is hard to define, and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader. — Indra Nooyi
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
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
One bad day from one member of my staff doesn’t mean they are not really good at their jobs the rest of the time. I play a long game in terms of management. — Helen Mccabe
Do you know that one of the great problems of our age is that we are governed by people who care more about feelings than they do about thoughts and ideas?. — Margaret Thatcher


Test your habit in 4-mins


Wasting Life?


Test your habit in 4-mins