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42 Zeal Quotes

Awake, my soul! stretch every nerve, And press with vigour on; A heavenly race demands thy zeal, And an immortal crown.

Philip Doddridge Quotes , Source: Zeal and Vigour in the Christian Race

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Zeal then, not charity, became the guide.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Essay on Man (ep. 111, l. 261)

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Zeal will do more than knowledge.

William Hazlitt Quotes

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But it is good to be zealously affected always in a good thing, and not only when I am present with you.

Bible Quotes , Source: Galatians (ch. IV, v. 18)

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A Spirit, zealous, as he seemed, to know More of the Almighty's works, and chiefly Man, God's latest image.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IV, l. 565)

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Through zeal knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal knowledge is lost; let a man who knows this double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow.

Bible Quotes , Source: Romans (ch. X, v. 2)

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Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes

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I have more zeal than wit.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Imitations of Horace (bk. II, satire VI, l. 56)

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Zeal is fit only for the wise but is found mostly in fools

Proverb Quotes

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Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.

Thomas Henry Huxley Quotes

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Through zeal, knowledge is gotten; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost; let a man who knows the double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow.

Buddha Quotes

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Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment

Owen Felltham Quotes

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It is false zeal to keep truth while wounding charity

Blaise Pascal Quotes

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Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.

Kahlil Gibran Quotes

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There is no greater sign of a general decay of virtue in a nation, than a want of zeal in its inhabitants for the good of their country.

Joseph Addison Quotes , Source: Freeholder (no. 5)

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Zealous, not modest.

James Beattie Quotes , Source: The Minstrel (bk. I, st. 11)

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For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

Bible Quotes , Source: Romans (ch. X, v. 2)

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For zeal's a dreadful termagant, That teaches saints to tear and cant.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. III, canto II, l. 673)

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I remember a passage in Goldsmith's "Vicar of Wakefield," which he was afterwards fool enough to expunge: "I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing."

Samuel Johnson Quotes , Source: Boswell's Life of Johnson

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Blind zeal can only do harm. [Ger., Blinder Eifer schadet nur.]

Magnus Gottfried Lichtwer Quotes , Source: Die Katzen under der Hausherr

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But his zeal None seconded, as out of season judged, Or singular and rash.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. V, l. 849)

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But zeal moved thee; To please thy gods thou didst it!

John Milton Quotes , Source: Samson Agonistes (l. 895)

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Poets heap virtues, painters gems, at will, And show their zeal, and hide their want of skill.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Moral Essays (ep. II, l. 185)

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Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Moral Essays (ep. II, l. 185)

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My hat is in the ring.

Theodore Roosevelt Quotes , Source: said in Cleveland, when on his way to Columbus, Ohio

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