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Definition of Foresight

Foresight

  1. The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge.
  2. Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought.
  3. Any sight or reading of the leveling staff, except the backsight; any sight or bearing taken by a compass or theodolite in a forward direction.
  4. Muzzle sight. See Fore sight, under Fore, a.

Foresight Quotations

Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you're on the journey. But you've got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.
Usher

When you're drowning, you don't say 'I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me,' you just scream.
John Lennon

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Henry R. Luce

Foresight turns out to be a critical adaptive strategy for times of great stress.
Jamais Cascio

Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Foresight Translations

foresight in German is Voraussicht
foresight in Italian is previsione, precauzione
foresight in Latin is prudentia