Some quotes about zeal
|Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
|Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.
|When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.
|Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
|Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief, while judicious men are showing you the grounds of it.
|Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others.
|Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools.
|Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.
|My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends—
It gives a lovely light!
Edna St. Vincent Millay
|Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.
Leonardo da Vinci
|Zeal will do more than knowledge.
|Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.
Frederick William Faber
|We all tend to make zealous judgement, and thereby close ourselves off from revelation.
|Let me lose everything on earth and the world beyond, but let me not lose what I’m craving for, let it be that i died on the way than retreating from getting it.
Michael Bassey Johnson
|Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.