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Heartquotes: "It is not enough to stare up the steps…"

“The vision must be followed by the venture.

It is not enough to stare up the steps – we must step up the stairs.”

– Vance Havner

[quoted in Douglas M. White, Vance Havner, Journey from Jugtown: A Biography (1977)]

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  1. Anonymous

    I don’t think Vance Havner originated this. Most ascribe it to Vaclav Havel, the former Czech president and author

  2. Karl

    But nowhere can one find the actual source…

  3. The author of the “step up the stairs” quotation is indeed Vance Havner, the American Revivalist minister. For the full citation, see my “Dr. Mardy’s Dictionary of Metaphorical Quotations” (DMDMQ): (scroll down to VISION)

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