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Zeal Quotes

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

Author: Hosea Ballou (1771-1852)

Profession: American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism''

Through zeal, knowledge is gotten; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work body and soul.

Author: Charles Buxton (1823-1871)

Profession: British Author

Zeal without knowledge is the sister of folly.

Author: Sir John Davies (1570-1626)

Profession: British Poet

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

Author: Owen Felltham (1602-1668)

Profession: British Author

Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing.

Author: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Author, Poet, Playwright

Blind zeal can only do harm.

Author: Magnus Gottfried Lichtwer


Zeal without knowledge is like expedition to a man in the dark.

Author: John Newton (1725-1807)

Profession: British Poet, Wrote ''Amazing Grace''

Too much zeal spoils everything.

Author: Proverb


Zeal is like fire: it needs both feeding and watching.

Author: Proverb


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

Author: Pasquier Quesnel (1634-1719)

Profession: French Jansenist Theologian

Let a good person do good deeds with the same zeal that an evil person does bad ones.

Author: Shalom Rokeach


Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief. while judicious men are showing you the grounds of it.

Author: William Shenstone (1714-1763)

Profession: British Poet

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

Author: John Tillotson (1630-1694)

Profession: British Theologian - Archbishop of Canterbury