On a Higher Level

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No man ever finished his work, for each task is but a preparation, which, being completed, should be put under our feet, that we may thenceforward labor on a higher level. Thus, no true worker was ever satisfied with what he accomplished, for, by doing that, he had qualified himself to do something better.

George Houghton

The Hub – August, 1875

—Jeff Burks

De Dorpstimmerman – Tony Lodewijk George Offermans (1854-1911)
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4 Responses to On a Higher Level

  1. Eric R says:

    Sage words.

  2. Bob Jones says:

    Nicely put.
    In at least one measure I am a craftsman :)

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