170 Motivational Visualization Quotes to Harness the Power of Your Mind

Top 10 Visualization Quotes (BEST)

  1. I have visualised my imagination so clearly and so consistently that it has manifested itself into my reality. — Conor McGregor
  2. Make sure you visualize what you really want, not what someone else wants for you. — Jerry Gillies
  3. Educate yourself make your world view bigger, visualize wealth, and put yourself in the picture — KRS-One
  4. Design must be functional and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics, without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained. — Ferdinand Porsche
  5. Try to reach for a simple, visual phrase that tells you what the picture is all about and evokes the essence of the story — Saul Bass
  6. The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see. — John Tukey
  7. Design is thinking made visual. — Saul Bass
  8. What I like best about underwater photography is giving a visual voice to the invisible. What I like least is the prospect of drowning. — David Doubilet
  9. I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a very sharp, in-focus picture of it in my head. — Jack Nicklaus
  10. There is no must in art because art is free. — Wassily Kandinsky

The Most Famous Visualization Quotes

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This is my favorite part about analytics: Taking boring flat data and bringing it to life through visualization. — John Tukey

We all possess more power and greater possibilities than we realize, and visualizing is one of the greatest of these powers. — Genevieve Behrend

Everyone visualizes whether he knows it or not. Visualizing is the great secret of success. — Genevieve Behrend

An image is better than one thousand words — Confucius

I visualize things in my mind before I have to do them. It's like having a mental workshop. — Jack Youngblood

I am very much aware of the visual side of things. I do a lot of photography. I often take Polaroids of things that strike me as visually interesting, just to remember them and perhaps use later. — Helena Christensen

It is quite possible that the truest and most eloquent art is a successful fusion of both the visible and visionary worlds, each enhancing and reinforcing the other. — Edward Betts

It is enjoyable to make things visible which are invisible. — Eric Cantona

A picture is worth a thousand words. An interface is worth a thousand pictures. — Ben Shneiderman

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language. — Walt Disney

Short Visualization Quotes

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  • Designing renders visible our hopes and dreams. It is the first signal of human intentions. — William McDonough
  • Since I'm inarticulate, I express myself with images. — Helen Levitt
  • If geography is prose, maps are iconography. — Lennart Meri
  • Dance is music made visible — George Balanchine
  • Symbols are powerful because they are the visible signs of invisible realities. — Saint Augustine
  • It's amazing how much data is out there. The question is how do we put it in a form that's usable? — Bill Ford
  • The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see. — John Tuley
  • Photography helps people to see. — Berenice Abbott
  • Nothing happens in the 'real' world unless it first happens in the images in our heads — Gloria E. Anzaldúa
  • Art is the colors and textures of your imagination. — Meghan Trainor
Visualization quote All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

Data Visualization Quotes

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Visualization is often used for evil - twisting insignificant data changes and making them look meaningful. Don't do that crap if you want to be my friend. Present results clearly and honestly. If something isn't working - those reviewing results need to know. — John Tukey

The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight. — Carly Fiorina

For me art is a continuous discovery into reality, an exploration of visual data which has been going on for centuries, each artist contributing to the next generation's advancement. I wanted to go a step further and extend the boundaries. — Audrey Flack

Visualization quote Create your own visual style... Let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiab
Create your own visual style... Let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.

The essential function of the (design) profession in our society is to enhance and cultivate communications toward: Easier understanding of ideas and complex problems, in the shortest possible time and higher visual and auditory retention of data. — Will Burtin

You place [my work] in an art museum, it becomes a sculpture; you place it in a science museum, it becomes a three-dimensional visualization of data; you place it in a music hall, it all of a sudden becomes a musical score. — Nathalie Miebach

MP3 players and flash memory devices are good for data storage and playback of music and digital talking books, but they offer little or nothing in the way of visual presentation of information and communication. — Tom Peters

Visualization quote Design is thinking made visual.
Design is thinking made visual.

Thinklogical's systems play a key role in the delivery and visualization of mission critical data used every day by military and intelligence communities worldwide. — James G. Stavridis

Positive Visualization Quotes

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The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create. — Leonard Sweet

Learn to think like a winner. Think positive and visualize your strengths. — Vic Braden

A lot of people talk about positive visualization, I like to use negative visualization. What if I keep doing what I’m currently doing for the next 10 years? That usually takes my current pain and then magnifies it. — Alex Hormozi

Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible. — Cherie Carter-Scott

I don't think of form as a kind of architecture. The architecture is the result of the forming. It is the kinesthetic and visual sense of position and wholeness that puts the thing into the realm of art. — Roy Lichtenstein

Visualization is daydreaming with a purpose. — Robert Foster Bennett

Stop rehearsing life's failures. Use your beautiful imagination to visualize success. — Cheryl Richardson

I believe that we're all connected to each other with an invisible spiritual thread through which we can transmit energy emissions and positive thinking. I want you to use your visualization techniques. — Uri Geller

Visualization lets you concentrate on all the positive aspects of your game. — Curtis Strange

Confronting the worst-case scenario saps it of much of its anxiety-inducing power. Happiness reached via positive thinking can be fleeting and brittle, negative visualization generates a vastly more dependable calm. — Oliver Burkeman

Visualization Of Feelings Quotes

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I go to a very visual place when I'm singing. It's very cinematic and I get this feeling of space. I love when music does that. — Dave Gahan

The difference between FEELING yourself in action, here and now, and visualizing yourself in action, as though you were on a motion-picture screen, is the difference between success and failure. — Neville Goddard

Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it; they feel it; they experience it before hey actually do it. They begin with the end in mind. — Stephen Covey

Don't be afraid of expressing what you really mean in your art, what you really feel. Say it visually, as strongly as you can. Push as far a reach as you can, then go all the way! — Kay WalkingStick

My feeling is that for years now it has taken a much too big part in how women are being visually defined today. Heartless retouching should not be the chosen tool to represent women in the beginning of this century. — Peter Lindbergh

When it was over my daughter said, 'Oh, I felt so sorry for him - he didn't want to hurt you, he liked you.' That was Victoria. When you visualize him up there on top of the Empire State Building, you do feel sorry for him. — Fay Wray

To the Suprematist the visual phenomena of the objective world are, in themselves, meaningless; the significant thing is feeling, as such, quite apart from the environment in which it is called forth. — Kazimir Malevich

Close your eyes and visualize having what you already want - and the feeling of having it already. — Rhonda Byrne

Visualization is the process of creating pictures in your mind of yourself enjoying what you want. When you visualize, you generate powerful thoughts and feelings of having it now. The law of attraction then returns that reality to you, just as you saw it in your mind. — Rhonda Byrne

Visualize what you want out of life and think big. Don’t feel undeserving. We're all deserving of living our dreams—some of us realize it and some don't. You’re not doing anyone any favors by living small. Embrace these truths and step up. The world is waiting. — Jillian Michaels

Creative Visualization Motivational Quotes

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Don't visualize beating the keeper, visualize destroying the keeper. — Steven Gerrard

We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform to our own or other people's models, learn to be ourselves, and allow our natural channel to open. — Shakti Gawain

I think I definitely created a very unique look which probably hasn’t been on the market before. — Martyn Ford

Before every shot, I go to the movies — Jack Nicklaus

I imagine these two girls next to me every time single time I'm going over those hurdles in training. — Sally Pearson

Ridley Scott - not that he shared it a lot, but you can just see that everything he did, Ridley always seemed to be just so clear. I love that about him. — William Fichtner

All of the music works on its own, but it doesn't really make as much sense without the picture. — James Iha

I never even visualized for a second doing what I'm doing. — Ben E. King

Visual Art Quotes

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The life of a designer is a life of fight. Fight against the ugliness. Just like a doctor fights against disease. For us, the visual disease is what we have around, and what we try to do is cure it somehow with design. — Massimo Vignelli

Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system, painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language. — Steven Pinker

I mean, making art is about objectifying your experience of the world, transforming the flow of moments into something visual, or textual, or musical, whatever. Art creates a kind of commentary. — Barbara Kruger

The world of visual perspective is one of unified and homogeneous space. Such a world is alien to the resonating diversity of spoken words. So language was the last art to accept the visual logic of Gutenberg technology, and the first to rebound in the electric age. — Marshall McLuhan

Our one goal is to give the world a taste of peace, friendship and understanding. Through the visual arts, the art of celebration of life. — Steven Spielberg

In learning the art of storytelling by animation, I have discovered that language has an anatomy. — Walt Disney

I like photography because it is a reality medium, unlike drawing which is unreal. I like to mess with reality...to bend reality. Some of my works beg the question of is it real or not? — Storm Thorgerson

The style of ancient Egyptian art is transcendently clear, something 8-year-olds can recognize in an instant. Its consistency and codification is one of the most epic visual journeys in all art, one that lasts 30 dynasties spread over 3,000 years. — Jerry Saltz

Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves. — Julia Morgan

We never really perceive what color really is, as it physically is. This fact makes color the most relative medium in art. — Josef Albers

Visual Artist Quotes

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Doing graphic novels is cool! It's fun! You get to write something, and then see it visually page by page, panel by panel, working with the artist, you get to see it fleshed out. — Anthony Bourdain

Good design is a lot like clear thinking made visual. — Edward Tufte

I think that a visual artist's philosophy develops much more freely than a writer's or a thinker's philosophy. It is not so disciplined. The photographer works with both his eyes and his mind. — Manuel Alvarez Bravo

What to paint was a problem for the war artist... the old heroics, the death and glory stuff, were gone forever... the impressionistic technique I had developed was now ineffective, for visual impressions were not enough. — A. Y. Jackson

Mark Ryden is my favorite visual artist. — Melanie Martinez

Abstract means literally to draw from or separate. In this sense every artist is abstract for he must create his own work from his visual impressions. A realistic or non-objective approach makes no difference. The result is what counts. — Richard Diebenkorn

A lot of musicians are good cooks, and a lot of cooks are musicians, but I think that may just be a result of the creative impulse finding several means of expression. Probably an equivalent number are visual artists, woodworkers or compulsive liars. — Steve Albini

We used the camera only as a means of expression and as a visual medium that offers possibilities found in no other artistic technique, possibilities that the eye cannot catch in their totality. We tried to establish a characteristic vision of photography. — Piet Zwart

Color, like everything else concerning visual expression, usually boils down to a gift, an innate sensibility and sensitivity. Ultimately, artists develop their own palette and color sense. — Scott Kahn

Symphony is the ability to see the big picture, connect the dots, combine disparate things into something new. Visual artists in particular are good at seeing how the pieces come together. I experienced this myself by trying to learn to draw. — Daniel H. Pink

Visual Images Quotes

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Whatever man feels deeply or images clearly, is impressed upon the subconscious mind, and carried out in minutest detail. — Florence Scovel Shinn

The great thing about visual horror films is there's real potential for strong, beautiful imagery. It's the one genre that really lends itself to creating strong images. And I've always loved that idea of windmills - your mind aimlessly spinning. — Tim Burton

Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it. No painting or drawing, however naturalist, belongs to its subject in the way that a photograph does. — John Berger

Sometimes you're writing a song and you have an image whilst writing a song. I don't think you ever base a songwriting process around a video, but when you're writing a song sometimes it'll be a very visual song. — Luke Hemmings

Enlightenment doesnt occur from sitting around visualizing images of light, but from integrating the darker aspects of the Self into the conscious personality. — Sayings

I had to train myself to focus my attention. I became very visual and learned how to create mental images in order to comprehend what I read. — Tom Cruise

It is no longer enough to simply read and write. Students must also become literate in the understanding of visual images. Our children must learn how to spot a stereotype, isolate a social cliche, and distinguish facts from propaganda, analysis from banter and important news from coverage. — Ernest L. Boyer

Images are not only visual. They're also auditory, they involve sensuous impressions, bundles of information that come to us through our senses, and mainly through seeing and hearing: the audio-visual field. — W. J. T. Mitchell

An aspect of the work has to do with altering the literal/cultural meaning of existing public images by making minimal changes and additions. Using superimposition, juxtaposition and other contextual changes, I am functioning as a visual guerrilla. — Robert Heinecken

With all the arguments and discussions about the Vietnam War, what did the visual image do? It ended the war. — Cornell Capa

Creative Visualization Quotes

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The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be. — Shakti Gawain

Read not only between the lines, but also what is not written. — Vijay Kedia

Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process. — Paul Rand

I love composing and writing music and dancing and performing and conceptualizing creatively for visual mediums. I love to create. — Michael Jackson

I learned three important things in college-to use a library, to memorize quickly and visually, to drop asleep at any time given a horizontal surface and fifteen minutes. What I could not learn was to think creatively on schedule. — Agnes De Mille

If we look honestly at our relationships, we can see so much about how we have created them — Shakti Gawain

I wanted to define the vocabulary of a wedding both visually and intellectually. The book is about more than weddings or wedding dresses. It's a metaphor for women's lives, their creativity. — Vera Wang

Visual tonics such as 'timed creativity' need to be introduced to refresh and refurbish the muse. — Robert Genn

I enjoy looking at words on paper and visualizing how to make them come to life. As a director, the creative process is really amazing. — Alfonso Ribeiro

To know how scientists engage in visual imagery is to understand how they think creatively. — E. O. Wilson

Visual Quotes

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It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living. — David Attenborough

When hope is fleeting, stop for a moment and visualize, in a sky of silver, the crescent of a lavender moon. Imagine it -- delicate, slim, precise, like a paper-thin slice from a cabochon jewel. It may not be very useful, but it is beautiful. And sometimes it is enough. — Vera Nazarian

When I'd get tired and want to stop, I'd wonder what my next opponent was doing. I'd wonder if he was still working out. I'd tried to visualize him. When I could see him working, I'd start pushing myself. When I could see him in the shower, I'd push myself harder. — Dan Gable

Graphic Design is the communication of information in an appropriate visual manner. — Massimo Vignelli

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Man can only receive what he sees himself receiving. — Florence Scovel Shinn

In the new computer age, the proliferation of typefaces and type manipulations represents a new level of visual pollution threatening our culture. Out of thousands of typefaces, all we need are a few basic ones, and trash the rest. — Massimo Vignelli

A piece of wall can be visually disintegrated from the whole into a separate triangle by plunging a diagonal of light from edge to edge on the wall; that is, side to floor, for instance. — Dan Flavin

At the end of the day it's not a weight contest, it's a visual contest. And it doesn't matter what you say you weigh, if you don't look that big then you don't look that big. — Dorian Yates

I don't worry about great visuals that they showed that weren't actually running on real hardware. It doesn't matter. Gamers don't make their purchase decisions based on movies that were shown in May for products that come out in March. — J Allard

Create your own visual style... let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others. — Orson Welles

Power Of Visualization Quotes

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I try to deal with the complexities of power and social life, but as far as the visual presentation goes I purposely avoid a high degree of difficulty. — Barbara Kruger

We are attacked by radio and television and visual communication at such speed and with such force that painting seems very old fashioned ...why shouldn't it be done with that power and gusto [of advertising], with that impact. — James Rosenquist

Architecture is my first love, if you want to talk about what moves me... the ordering of space, the visual pleasure, architecture's power to construct our days and nights. — Barbara Kruger

People blame their environment, their education, their opportunities, their luck, for their condition. They are wrong. There is one person to blame — and only one — THEMSELVES. — Robert Collier

The power of imagination is incredible. Often we see athletes achieving unbelievable results and wonder how they did it. One of the tools they use is visualization or mental imagery… they made the choice to create their destinies and visualized their achievements before they ultimately succeeded. — Sayings

The reason visualization is so powerful is because as you create pictures in your mind of seeing yourself with what it is you want, you are generating thoughts and feelings of having it now. Visualization is simply powerfully focused thought in pictures, and it causes equally powerful feelings. — Rhonda Byrne

My master's visualizations were so powerful their condensation into matter was mere signature. Donald Walters, formerly Kriyananda, author of The Path about his guru Yogananda. — Goswami Kriyananda

The type of adverts to be found on television and in glossy magazines are visually designed to have a power over the mind before they can even be questioned. The dark side of my work, primarily concerns the internal mechanisms of visual imagery and how these mechanisms address the mind. — Mat Collishaw

I am interested in the paradox between identity and uniformity, in the power and vulnerability of each individual and each group. It is in this paradox that I try to visualize by concentrating on poses, attitudes, gestures, and gazes. — Rineke Dijkstra

The visual power of the phonetic alphabet is the translate other languages into itself is part of its power to invade right hemisphere (oral) cultures. — Marshall McLuhan

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More Visualization Quotes

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Visualization quote by Henry David Thoreau

The secret of achievement is to hold a picture of a successful outcome in mind. — Henry David Thoreau

Visualization quote by Jami Gertz

Special effects movies have taken over the universe. That and scary movies. — Jami Gertz

In a world ordered by sexual imbalance, pleasure in looking has been split between active/male and passive/female…In their traditional exhibitionist role women are simultaneously looked at and displayed, with their appearance coded for strong visual and erotic impact so that they can be said to connote to-be-looked-at-ness — Laura Mulvey

No other creative field is as closed to those who are not white and male as is the visual arts. After I decided to be an artist, the first thing that I had to believe was that I, a black woman, could penetrate the art scene, and that, further, I could do so without sacrificing one iota of my blackness or my femaleness or my humanity. — Faith Ringgold

People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh and wish things would change. They neither complain of their lot nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in. Rather, they visualize in their minds that they are not quitters; they will not allow life's circumstances to push them down and hold them under. — Charles R. Swindoll

You only have control over three things in your life - the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take (your behavior). How you use these three things determines everything you experience. If you don't like what you are producing and experiencing, you have to change your responses. — Jack Canfield

For some reason I have a visual intuition that allows me to design things in an interesting way, and I don't know where that came from. Because I don't have this formal training, I seem to drift in a different direction. — David Carson

Animals use a broad range of strategies to advertise themselves in the mating market. In some instances, visual cues highlight a morphological feature - for example, the peacock's tail. — Gad Saad

Hundreds of years ago, Indian artists created visual images of dancing Shivas in a beautiful series of bronzes. In our time, physicists have used the most advanced technology to portray the patterns of the cosmic dance. The metaphor of the cosmic dance thus unifies ancient mythology, religious art and modern physics. — Fritjof Capra

For women... bras, panties, bathing suits, and other stereotypical gear are visual reminders of a commercial, idealized feminine image that our real and diverse female bodies can't possibly fit. Without these visual references, each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms. We stop being comparatives. We begin to be unique. — Gloria Steinem

I never set limits or created mental barriers. You may have read that I imagined my biceps as big as mountain peaks when I did my curling exercises. This visualization process was essential if I was to gain the kind of mass and size I needed to win the mr Olympia contest against monsters like Sergio Olivia and Lou ferrigno. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

I didn’t want a completely passive viewer. Art means too much to me. To be able to articulate something visually is really an important thing. I wanted to make work where the viewer wouldn’t walk away; he would giggle nervously, get pulled into history, into fiction, into something totally demeaning and possibly very beautiful — Kara Walker

The musician of disordered sound, the poet of decomposed language, the painter and sculptor of the fragmented visual and tactile world: they all portray the break up of the self and, through the rearrangement and reassemble of the fragments, try to create new structures that possess wholeness, perfection, new meaning. — Heinz Kohut

We can no longer stand at the end of something we visualized in detail and plan backwards from that future. Instead we must stand at the beginning, clear in our mind, with a willingness to be involved in discovery... it asks that we participate rather than plan. — Margaret J. Wheatley

Reading in the third millennium B.C. may therefore have been a matter of hearing the cuneiform, that is, hallucinating the speech from looking at its picture symbols, rather than visual reading of syllables in our sense. — Julian Jaynes

It doesn't take a lot of research to realize that the human eye is drawn to attractive things. — Lewis Howes

A cinematographer is a visual psychiatrist, moving an audience... making them think the way you want them to think, painting pictures in the dark. — Gordon Willis

In Conclusion

Quotes about visualization also stress its role in enhancing our understanding and perception. They emphasize how visualization can help us comprehend complex ideas and information better. These quotes highlight the ability of visualization to simplify concepts and present them in a visual format that is easier to grasp. They encourage us to visualize data, processes, and relationships to gain deeper insights and make better decisions. Quotes about visualization remind us that seeing is believing, and by visualizing, we can unlock new perspectives and uncover hidden patterns. They inspire us to harness the power of visualization to enhance our learning and problem-solving abilities.

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