Vision Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Vision

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And so I was doing that and starving and somebody said you should model and I ran when they told me how much money you could make and I did a television commercial the first job.
~By Sela Ward ~


My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean, the level of hatred that they had, and the level of physical abuse - my mother would beat up my father, basically - and I think I was drawn to images on television that were bright and reflective.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


When I began to think about the head of the family, the storyteller, the rise of television which became the new storyteller, the break-up of the American family as an idea and then Avalon came.
~By Barry Levinson ~


We might possess every technological resource... but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be "revolutionary" but not transformative.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America - not on the battlefields of Vietnam.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


I much preferred the approach at the anarchist camp, with its shared tasks and collective responsibilities. Everyone played their part. There was no division between workers and consumers.
~By John Blair ~


A film is a director's vision... there is, however, much input an actor or actress can have.
~By Natasha Richardson ~


The nuclear generator of brain sludge is television.
~By Dave Barry ~


By the year 2020, the year of perfect vision, the old will outnumber the young.
~By Maggie Kuhn ~


But of course when people watch morning television, Terry, it's a very different animal. You know, they're running around, they're getting their kids ready for school, they're probably doing eight million things, they're brushing their teeth.
~By Katie Couric ~


Sometimes it's like watching a train wreck. You're uncomfortable, but you just can't help yourself. Some of those so-called bad interviews actually turned into compelling television.
~By Tony Danza ~


By ignoring a lot of American culture you can write more interesting stories. Unfortunately, if you were writing about America as it is, you'd be writing about a lot of people sitting in front of television sets.
~By Richard Russo ~


I probably would be continuing to do voice-overs, continuing to do cartoon shows, and at the same time I'd probably be on a sitcom or a dramatic television show.
~By Casey Kasem ~


I'm narrating the television series Biography. I'm still involved in my music - I have a new album out. I have an animated project in development. I'm writing a lot of things and you never know if one of them is going to become a six or seven year project.
~By Bill Mumy ~


Humanity lives and always has lived on certain elemental provisions.
~By Charles Wagner ~


It will take some time before a politician will capture the imagination of the American people and have the vision and understanding to do what is necessary for a better future for the people of America and the world.
~By David Korten ~


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.
~By Bill Hybels ~


Imitation is the sincerest form of television.
~By Fred Allen ~


It's nice because working in England I'm know for working in television and theater when you get a chance to come out, it is quite fun to be out from behind the mask. You need to let people know who you are.
~By Jeremy Bulloch ~


At that time I was making the largest salary known on television and I didn't want to see it die because those were the years paying off when I wasn't making anything.
~By Larry Hagman ~


I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
~By Groucho Marx ~


It was always my practice to train salespeople under my direct supervision, and to treat children with the utmost consideration.
~By James Cash Penney ~


Moderates shouldn't be nervous about Newt because he has a vision, he's laid it forward. He's fundamentally leading us in the way that middle class Americans want to go.
~By Pete du Pont ~


With the marketing pressures driving the book world today, it's much easier to get the author of a memoir on a television show than a serious novelist.
~By David Halberstam ~


Visions of glory, spare my aching sight.
~By Thomas Gray ~


The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead station.
~By William Gibson ~


If vaudeville had died, television was the box they put it in.
~By Larry Gelbart ~


Race and class are the easiest divisions. It's very stupid.
~By Lynda Barry ~


I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker, who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence to have when I started in television. He was also a great comic actor to learn from.
~By John Cleese ~


The idea of stardom was difficult to grasp. It was like being schizophrenic; there was her, the woman on television, and the real me.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


We can't just have mainstream behavior on television in a free society, we have to make sure we see the whole panorama of human behavior.
~By Jerry Springer ~


My command, less than ten thousand, had found the battle on the Plank road in retreat, little less than a panic. In a few hours we changed defeat to victory, the broken divisions of the Third Corps rallying in their rear.
~By James Longstreet ~


I was inspired by a lot of people when I was young. Every band that came through town, to the theater, or the dance hall. I was at every dance, every night club, listened to every band that came through, because in those days we didn't have MTV, we didn't have television.
~By Quincy Jones ~


Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


I think that I recall the nostalgic '50s: the start of early television and rock-and-roll, and I think everything seemed to get very generic. Not much has changed.
~By Rick Moranis ~


I come from an everyday middle class family in India. The film industry reached us only through our television sets and cinema halls.
~By Lavrenti Lopes ~


Half my life is an act of revision.
~By John Irving ~


Each Wal-Mart store should reflect the values of its customers and support the vision they hold for their community.
~By Sam Walton ~


I got one letter at the very beginning, like, in the first season, saying - from a woman who was very religious, very Christian, saying how wrong she thought the show was, but she thinks it's the funniest show on television.
~By Sean Hayes ~


There are allowable limits for radiation going - I mean there's radiation all around us. There's radiation from your television set. There's radiation from your computer. There's radiation actually occurring in the ground.
~By William Scranton ~


But the branches of industry are so multifarious, the divisions of labour so minutes and manifold, that it seems at first almost impossible to reduce them to any system.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
~By Melody Beattie ~


Television is now the dominant factor in the lives of too many American children.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


Television could perform a great service in mass education, but there's no indication its sponsors have anything like this on their minds.
~By Tallulah Bankhead ~


I think our vision heretofore has been and should continue to be to have Cardozo be the kind of law school that we can be proud of. I would like to see it gain recognition as one of the three best law schools in New York City.
~By Norman Lamm ~


It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
~By Rod Serling ~


The founding fathers were not only brilliant, they were system builders and systematic thinkers. They came up with comprehensive plans and visions.
~By Ron Chernow ~


I had a vision with which I might have saved my people, but I had not the strength to do it.
~By Black Elk ~


Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing attention on the problems of our society.
~By Richard J. Daley ~


I don't think we use television the way we should or the way the inventors intended.
~By Will McDonough ~


Al Gore clearly has the vision... it's a much better vision than that of George W. Bush.
~By Bill Bradley ~


Late night television is ready for someone like me... standards have gone to an all-time low.
~By Howard Stern ~


But the further step, by means of which a civilization is given its quality or culture, is only attained by a process of cellular division, in the course of which the individual is differentiated, made distinct from and independent of the parent group.
~By Herbert Read ~


Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
~By Bruce Barton ~


Why are we, as a nation so obsessed with foreign things? Is it a legacy of our colonial years? We want foreign television sets. We want foreign shirts. We want foreign technology. Why this obsession with everything imported?
~By Abdul Kalam ~


Being a good television screenwriter requires an understanding of the way film accelerates the communication of words.
~By Steven Bochco ~


The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart - this you will build your life by, and this you will become.
~By James Lane Allen ~


One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered. One single duty imposes itself upon our wills: the duty of stubborn resistance.
~By King Albert II ~


Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
~By Joel A. Barker ~


There's no denying that television is one of the most powerful propaganda media we've ever invented.
~By Jim Fowler ~


That is the thing I'm most grateful for in this industry to be able to spin in those different mediums, with television, film and the stage - at this stage of the game.
~By Blair Underwood ~


Laura Bush went on national television during the week of my father's funeral and spoke out against embryonic stem cell research, pointing out that where Alzheimer's is concerned, we don't have proof that stem-cell treatment would be effective.
~By Patti Davis ~


Any actor will tell you there's more of a schedule to doing a television show. That's why you'll notice a lot of big movie actors are doing television, and they'll tell you, it's because of the schedule.
~By Jason Marsden ~


I never do any television without chocolate. That's my motto and I live by it. Quite often I write the scripts and I make sure there are chocolate scenes. Actually I'm a bit of a chocolate tart and will eat anything. It's amazing I'm so slim.
~By Dawn French ~


I've directed a fair amount of television series - so I'm always trying to learn new things. One episode was all hand-held and I'm trying to get better at when you should do things and when you should just shut up and watch what the people are saying.
~By Bob Balaban ~


I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and open him up.
~By Karl Kraus ~


Television is the most perfect democracy. You sit there with your remote control and vote.
~By Aaron Brown ~


I'll tell you what I miss most. What I would love to do, more than anything, is just anthologies. With an anthology you can tell any story and be in every division of television. We don't have any anthologies anymore, do we?
~By Aaron Spelling ~


If you stick with a vision, it might not all work, but some of it will be absolute genius. To me, 15 minutes worth of absolute genius in a film is so much better than two hours of mediocrity. I would rather pay to see something different like that.
~By Kim Cattrall ~


I wasn't really interested in doing television. I don't have that much ambition. My agent, Eileen Feldman, has all the ambition for me.
~By Meg Tilly ~


I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace.
~By Linda McCartney ~


We film in front of a live audience, and I was a theater actor before I got into television, so I like that.
~By Jillian Bach ~


You need a very, exceptionally clear vision. And to me, a vision is something that you can say in one sentence. The fewer the words the better.
~By Ron Johnson ~


Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
~By Warren G. Bennis ~


I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre.
~By Jeremy Bulloch ~


Revision is one of the exquisite pleasures of writing.
~By Bernard Malamud ~


It's really live television, the way God meant it to be.
~By Bruce Vilanch ~


Chicago is a city of contradictions, of private visions haphazardly overlaid and linked together.
~By Pat Colander ~


Every few thousand years some shepard inhales smoke from a burning bush and has a vision or eats moldy rye bread in a cave and sees God.
~By Kerry Thornley ~


Science fiction encourages us to explore... all the futures, good and bad, that the human mind can envision.
~By Marion Zimmer Bradley ~


Conservatives sense a link between television and drugs, but they do not grasp the nature of this connection.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Nobody seems to know yet how television is going to affect the radio, movies, love, housekeeping or the church, but it has definitely revived vaudeville.
~By Edgar Bergen ~


Film and television is just a different technique in terms of how to approach the camera but basically the job is the same; but what you learn as a craft in theater, you can then learn to translate that into any mediums.
~By Joe Morton ~


We don't see the people who are doing real things getting enough props. We often see politicians who are everywhere but nowhere at the same goddamn time. You know the kind of person: You see them everywhere on television but nowhere in front of your face.
~By Chuck D. ~


I'm not up on today's television for children, because it's mostly cartoons that don't seem to interest me.
~By William Jackson ~


They meant abnormal. Divisions of the kind were fashionable at that time, and it was so easy to stifle one's need to help by deciding that help could neither be accepted nor understood.
~By Janet Frame ~


One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure.
~By Sarojini Naidu ~


There was a time when the FCC tried to require a certain amount of television and media to be educational, a certain amount to be newsworthy and a certain amount of it to be public access.
~By Montel Williams ~


After I've sent my revised draft to my agent and editor, they suggest more improvement sand again, this revision phase can take anywhere from a few hours to a few months.
~By Margaret Haddix ~


I was so happy that it filmed in New York not only because it's an amazing city, but also because a lot of people across the world somehow started to think about New York as a dangerous place to be and envisioned it as some war zone after that happened.
~By Alicia Witt ~


I was the first voice of Baltimore television in 1947.
~By Jim McKay ~


When I was first starting out, if you were acting on television, it was a real stigma.
~By Christine Lahti ~


The challenge is the culture. You have to have a vision for the BBC-it can't merely be that it's big and has a place in the market.
~By Jonathan Dimbleby ~


Every state has not only the right but the duty to make adequate provision for its own defense in the way it thinks best, providing it does not do so at the expense of any other state.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood.
~By James H. Breasted ~


Everyone wants to talk about it, and right now music, flat-panel televisions, a whole host of new handheld devices are fun to talk about and very exciting to look at.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


Television news is a delicate balance of serving public good and private gain.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
~By George Eliot ~


Look at the declining television coverage. Look at the declining voting rate. Economics and economic news is what moves the country now, not politics.
~By Robert Teeter ~


Now, there are some who would like to rewrite history - revisionist historians is what I like to call them.
~By George W. Bush ~

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