A vision without a task is but a dream. A task without a vision is drudgery. A vision with a task is the hope of the world.
- Unknown Source
Perhaps our eyes are merely a blank film which is taken from us after our deaths to be developed elsewhere and screened as our life story in some infernal cinema or dispatched as microfilm into the sidereal void.
I have seen gleams in the face and eyes of the man that have let you look into a higher country.
There are lone figures armed only with ideas, sometimes with just one idea, who blast away whole epochs in which we are enwrapped like mummies. Some are powerful enough to resurrect the dead. Some steal on us unawares and put a spell over us which it takes centuries to throw off. Some put a curse on us, for our stupidity and inertia, and then it seems as if God himself were unable to lift it.
The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes
Envisioning the end is enough to put the means in motion.
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