To escape your prison invest in it.
Study the walls built around you.
Feel the heavy door keeping you inside.
Lay down on its floor holding your weight.
Look through the bars preventing a wider view.
Unless you know your limitation,
escape is impossible.
Hugo J. K. de Vries
The blindest folk I have ever encountered have been those who willfully had their hands over their own eyes. It was a malady beyond the skill of doctors unless perhaps those who have the cure of souls.
Vision has a lot to do with: (Myrna Carpenter — lecture)
Vision seems to have as much to do with the capacity to be thoughtful in anxious times as seeing with the eyes.
Article on vision and leadership by a creative fellow. Well worth the read. JWS
Vision is knowing where you are going!
If you want to build a boat, do not instruct the men to saw wood, stitch the sails, prepare the tools and organize the work, but to make them long for setting sail and travel to distant lands.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery