Zeal Quotes

A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal. - Mohandas Gandhi

A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors. - Daniel Boone

All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor at first, but are sure to collapse in the end. - Tacitus

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.- Charles Buxton

He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns the golden thread that ties their hearts together. - Jeremy Taylor

I have an almost religious zeal... not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me, the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living creature, linking up. - Dan Millman

Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning. - Frederick William Faber

Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him by proofs that he is in need; if I do love him, I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him. - Roland Allen

My father and uncles and all their friends turned their lungs black trying to satisfy my collector's zeal. - Edward G. Robinson

Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine. - Hosea Ballou

The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding. - Louis D. Brandeis

The Mohawks have on all occasions shown their zeal and loyalty to the Great King; yet they have been very badly treated by his people. - Joseph Brant

The zeal, bravery, and good behavior of the officers and men on the night of June 30, and during July 1, was commendable in the extreme. - John Buford

There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves. - Junius

We do have a zeal for laughter in most situations, give or take a dentist. - Joseph Heller

We have been filled with grief as we have witnessed the decline of the North American Church that was once filled with missionary zeal and yet now seems determined to bury itself in a deadly embrace with the spirit of the age. - Peter Akinola

When suave politeness, tempering bigot zeal, corrected 'I believe' to 'one does feel'. - Ronald Knox

When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself. - Confucius

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

Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools. - John Tillotson