• Noun: a vivid mental image; example: "he had a vision of his own death"
• Noun: the ability to see; the visual faculty
• Noun: the perceptual experience of seeing; examples: "the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision", "he had a visual sensation of intense light"
• Noun: the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses; examples: "popular imagination created a world of demons", "imagination reveals what the world could be"
• Noun: a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance; example: "he had a vision of the Virgin Mary"
When David Marr at MIT moved into computer vision, he generated a lot of excitement, but he hit up against the problem of knowledge representation; he had no good representations for knowledge in his vision systems.
I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision, and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds.
But I think I have done right to save the vision in this way, even though I may die sooner because I did it; for I know the meaning of the vision is wise and beautiful and good; and you can see that I am only a pitiful old man after all.
When I'm building my dome in my chapel, and I had a vision - I've worked on perpetual motion and I haven't never give it up yet. I still think it could be done, perpetual motion. I had a vision of a un resist able windmill.
As an actor, you're always at the service of somebody else's vision. In a play, it's more of the director's vision, and he or she's got their hands on you all the way up to opening night, and if it's a film, there are even more people.
I think I have told you, but if I have not, you must have understood, that a man who has a vision is not able to use the power of it until after he has performed the vision on earth for the people to see.