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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. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Zealous, not modest. (Quote by - James Beattie)

But it is good to be zealously affected always in a good thing, and not only when I am present with you. (Quote by - Bible)

For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. (Quote by - Bible)

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. (Quote by - Bible)

For zeal's a dreadful termagant, That teaches saints to tear and cant. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Awake, my soul! stretch every nerve, And press with vigour on; A heavenly race demands thy zeal, And an immortal crown. (Quote by - Philip Doddridge)

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." (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Blind zeal can only do harm. (Quote by - Magnus Gottfried Lichtwer)

A Spirit, zealous, as he seemed, to know More of the Almighty's works, and chiefly Man, God's latest image. (Quote by - John Milton)

But his zeal None seconded, as out of season judged, Or singular and rash. (Quote by - John Milton)

But zeal moved thee; To please thy gods thou didst it! (Quote by - John Milton)

Zeal then, not charity, became the guide. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

I have more zeal than wit. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Poets heap virtues, painters gems, at will, And show their zeal, and hide their want of skill. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

My hat is in the ring. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

The zeal of friends it is that razes me, And not the hate of enemies. (Quote by - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller)

We do that in our zeal our calmer moment would be afraid to answer. (Quote by - Sir Walter Scott)

If I had obeyed God, as I have obeyed him, He would not have punished me. (Quote by - Swamwra of Basra)

Terms ill defined, and forms misunderstood, And customs, when their reasons are unknown, Have stirred up many zealous souls To fight against imaginary giants. (Quote by - Martin Farquhar Tupper)

Press bravely onward!--not in vain Your generous trust in human kind; The good which bloodshed could not gain Your peaceful zeal shall find. (Quote by - John Greenleaf Whittier)

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

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

ZEAL, n. A certain nervous disorder afflicting the young and inexperienced. A passion that goeth before a sprawl. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

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