65 Inspirational Visionary Quotes On Success In Life

These Visionary quotes will inspire you. Visionary, the ability to get a clear picture of the future is the reason the concept is also used in the business field to denote a leader who is able to anticipate future opportunities.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and visionary quotes, visionary sayings, and visionary proverbs.

Best Visionary Quotes

  1. “The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.” ~ Malcolm Gladwell
  2. “Visionary people face the same problems everyone else faces; but rather than get paralyzed by their problems, visionaries immediately commit themselves to finding a solution.” ~ Bill Hybels
  3. “The difference between a dreamer and a visionary is that a dreamer has his eyes closed and a visionary has his eyes open” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  4. “Dreamers dream about things being different. Visionaries envision themselves making a difference.” ~ Andy Stanley

  5. “There is always something to do. There are hungry people to feed, naked people to clothe, sick people to comfort and make well. And while I don’t expect you to save the world I do think it’s not asking too much for you to love those with whom you sleep, share the happiness of those whom you call friend, engage those among you who are visionary and remove from your life those who offer you depression, despair and disrespect.” ~ Nikki Giovanni
  6. “Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them.” ~ Robert Jarvik
  7. “I think of poets as outlaw visionaries in a way.” ~ Jim Jarmusch
  8. “The more visionary the idea, the more people it leaves behind.” ~ Samantha Morton

  9. “There is one thing more powerful than kings and all the soldiers in the world, and that is a visionary who has the courage to persevere.” ~ Paul Delaroche
  10. “Succeed and you are a brilliant visionary. Fail and you are a delusional loser.” ~ Don Dodge
  11. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  12. “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” ~ Michelangelo
  13. “It’s not what the vision is, it’s what the vision does.” ~ Robert Fritz

  14. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  15. “A leader has to be one of two things: he either has to be a brilliant visionary himself, a truly creative strategist, in which case he can do what he likes and get away with it; or else he has to be a true empowerer who can bring out the best in others.” ~ Henry Mintzberg
  16. “Faith isn’t blind, it’s visionary” ~ Marianne Williamson
  17. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” ~ Edith Wharton

  18. “Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me.” ~ Steve Jobs visionary quotes
  19. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  20. “To be realistic today is to be visionary. To be realistic is to be starry-eyed.” ~ Hubert H. Humphrey
  21. “Jesus remains unshaken as the practical man; and we stand exposed as the fools, the blunderers, the unpractical visionaries.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  22. “The visionary disciplines himself to see the world always as if he had only just seen it for the first time.” ~ Colin Wilson

  23. “Because of the love affair between the American public and the stock market, it is possible for entrepreneurs, technological visionaries and inventors of every sort to get financing.” ~ Ron Chernow
  24. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” ~ Warren G. Bennis
  25. “You don’t have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream.” ~ Michael Dell
  26. “In order to be a realist, you must believe in miracles.” ~ David Ben-Gurion
  27. “The leader has to be practical and a realist yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.” ~ Eric Hoffer
  28. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” ~ Steve Jobs

  29. “Visionaries are limited by their visions.” ~ Malcolm Gladwell
  30. “The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.” ~ Colin Powell
  31. “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, Visionary quotes choices
  32. “It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.” ~ Vaclav Havel
  33. “Visionary people are visionary partly because of the very great many things they don’t see.” ~ Berkeley Rice
  34. “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” ~ Mark Twain

  35. “You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.” ~ Theodore Hesburgh
  36. “Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  37. “Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present.” ~ Rudy Giuliani, Visionary quotes leaders
  38. “To the person who does not know where he wants to go there is no favorable wind.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  39. “Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me.” ~ Steve Jobs
  40. “The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.” ~ Tony Blair

  41. “One of the ways they run forward is by viewing the thing they’re doing as something that’s going to be the whole world.” ~ Reid Hoffman
  42. “A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.” ~ Ralph Nader
  43. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” ~ Steve Jobs
  44. “You can’t do it unless you can imagine it.” ~ George Lucas

  45. “Not even the visionary or mystical experience ever lasts very long. It is for art to capture that experience, to offer it to, in the case of literature, its readers; to be, for a secular, materialist culture, some sort of replacement for what the love of god offers in the world of faith.” ~ Salman Rushdie
  46. “I love art dealers. In some ways, they’re my favorite people in the art world. Really. I love that they put their money where their taste is, create their own aesthetic universes, support artists, employ people, and do all of this while letting us see art for free. Many are visionaries.” ~ Jerry Saltz
  47. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust
  48. “The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

  49. “Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.” ~ Colin Powell
  50. “The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.” ~ Theodore Hesburgh
  51. “Personally, I don’t think the film and television industries are run as well as they used to be. Oh sure, we’ve got great digital effects now but… where are the visionaries?” ~ Bill Mumy
  52. “Looking up gives light, although at first, it makes you dizzy.” ~ Rumi

  53. “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” ~ Henry David Thoreau, Visionary quotes life
  54. “There is no shadow of protection to be had by sheltering behind the slender stockades of visionary speculation, or by hiding behind the wagon-wheels of pacific theories.” ~ Soong May-ling
  55. “Leaders of the future will have to be visionary and be able to bring people in – real communicators. These are things that women bring to leadership and executive positions, and it’s going to be incredibly valuable and incredibly in demand.” ~ Anita Borg
  56. “American culture is CEO obsessed. We celebrate the hard-charging heroes and mythologize the iconoclastic visionaries. Those people are important.” ~ Marcus Buckingham
  57. “Michael Cole is a visionary!” ~ The Miz

  58. “Great coaches are visionaries. Great coaches instill, nurture, and encourage vision, then model and motivate surrender to it.” ~ Thomas G. Bandy
  59. “Visionaries and dreamers have always been dusted with a little oddity.” ~ Trevor Baylis
  60. “Artists are visionaries. We routinely practice a form of faith, seeing clearly and moving toward a creative goal that shimmers in the distance – often visible to us, but invisible to those around us.” ~ Julia Cameron
  61. “Don’t let them make you doubt yourself. All the greatest visionaries in history have been told they were insane at some point.” ~ Michele Jaffe
  62. “In a climate of uncertainty and fear, without strong and visionary leadership, people panic.” ~ Patrick Dodson

  63. “Visionary idealism is a male art form. The lesbian aesthete does not exist. But if there were one, she would have learned from the perverse male mind.” ~ Camille Paglia
  64. “Revolutionary art and visionary physics are both investigations into the nature of reality.” ~ Leonard Shlain
  65. “There ought to be three traditions in the art of humanity: the realistic, the visionary, and the wild.” ~ Ben Okri

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