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A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist. - Louis Nizer

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. - Henry Ford

I believe the true road to preeminent success in any line is to make yourself the master of that line. - Andrew Carnegie

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul. - Charles Buxton

Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success. - William J.H. Boetcker

The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it - so fine that we often are on the line and do not know it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The successful people are the ones who can think up stuff for the rest of the world to keep busy at. - Donald Marquis

The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of work. - Sarah Bolton

The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success. Talent is only a starting point in business. You've got to keep working that talent. - Irving Berlin

We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective. - Dwight D. Eisenhower

If there is any great secret of success in life, it lies in the ability to put yourself in the other person’s place and to see things from his point of view – as well as your own.  - Henry Ford

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. - Dale Carnegie

Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is? - Frank Scully

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.  - Thomas Edison

Success is never wondering what if. - Karrie Huffman

The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.  - Bishop W.C. Magee

He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much. - Elbert Hubbard

You always pass failure on the way to success. - Mickey Rooney

Substance is enduring, form is ephemeral. Failure to distinguish clearly between the two is ruinous. Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future. - Dee Hock (from Visa)

Many hands, heart and minds generally contribute to notable achievement. - Walt Disney

If you have nothing else to do, look about you and see if there isn't something close at hand that you can improve! It may make you wealthy, though it is more likely that it will make you happy. - George Matthew Adams

The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique. - Walt Disney

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. - Walt Disney

All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. - Walt Disney

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. - Confucius

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. - Confucius

Mistakes are proof that you are trying. - Unknown