Explore the value of Vision
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don't have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.
To keep from getting too far ahead of myself, I can apply to life what I've learned from running in the woods: The step in front of you is the most important one.
Be daring, be different, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers...
If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were and ask 'why not'?
John F. Kennedy
I live to hold communion With all that is divine, To feel there is a union 'Twixt Nature's heart and mine.
George Linnaeus Banks
Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see Life with a clearer view again.
Nothing that has ever been thought and said with a clear mind and pure ethical strength is totally in vain; even if it comes from a weak hand and is imperfectly formed, it inspires the ethical spirit to constantly renewed creation.
To see ourselves as others see us can be eye-opening. To see others as sharing a nature with ourselves is the merest decency. But it is from the far more difficult achievement of seeing ourselves amongst others…that the largeness of mind, without which objectivity is self-congratulation and tolerance a sham, comes.
I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stifled. I want all the cultures of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Vision’
Jack OSubmitted by
Jack is 36 and has ALS - a fatal disease of the motor neurons which causes paralysis of the voluntary muscles of the body. When Jack was diagnosed, the neurologist told him there was nothing that he could do since there is no treatment or cure for ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease). At that point, Jack...
Beverly SSubmitted by Beverly
The contributions and beautiful, heart felt words of Jaques Cousteau are never ending. His dedication to both people through understanding cultures and his conviction to document what impact man has had upon on this planet still echoes today. I am so thankful his son, J. M. Cousteau, founded Ocean Futures Society...
Bill WSubmitted by Vicky Luckower
Bill Wilson founded Alcoholics Anonymous during the great depression, along with the help of Dr. Bob Smith. These two hopeless alcoholics worked with other hopeless alcoholics starting in 1935. Almost 75 years later millions & millions alcoholics and addicts have been helped and achieved life time sobriety due to...
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CLASS AND GRACE
DO YOUR PART
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
DO THY BEST
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
We need to have a value for team work / player
Your instincts are usually right... so don't listen to the naysayers
Erika, Newport, RI
Great men always rise in times of peril
time2rise, Federal Way, Wa
Trivial things seem important from the beginning...But Family is all that matters in the end.
time2rise, Federal Way, Wa
Use your mind's eye. You can achieve anything you set your mind to.
David Bond, Cleveland, OH
Vision is the ability to see a better future.
Bruce Willingahm, Warner Robins, Ga
"our lives start as a blank canvas,our choices and decisions are the colors that that determine and enable us to paint our very own masterpiece."
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joseph p.martino, millburn,nj
"Maintaining a modern infrastructure is the very lifeblood of a successful and vibrant national economy,
as crucial as the arterial system is to life."
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Joseph P.Martino, Millburn,NJ
I think Erik is a creative and brave guy to climb the tallest mountain...and to do it blind is amazing.
Connor W, Allentown