Skill is successfully walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls. Intelligence is not trying.

All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them, nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true. -Woodrow Wilson
"If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it's the best possible substitute for it."
"I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours." ― Jerome K. Jerome
"Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it." ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don't just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won't happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you'll love it up here." ― Donald J. Trump
"This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play." ― Alan W. Watts
"I've come to the conclusion that people who wear headphones while they walk, are much happier, more confident, and more beautiful individuals than someone making the solitary drudge to work without acknowledging their own interests and power." ― Jason Mraz