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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.

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

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

by Shalom Rokeach Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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Zealous, not modest.

Zealous, not modest.

by James Beattie Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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Terms ill defined, and forms misunderstood,
And customs, when their reasons are unknown,
Have stirred up many read more

Terms ill defined, and forms misunderstood,
And customs, when their reasons are unknown,
Have stirred up many zealous souls
To fight against imaginary giants.

by Martin Farquhar Tupper Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.

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

by Kahlil Gibran Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others

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

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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For zeal's a dreadful termagant,
That teaches saints to tear and cant.

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

by Samuel Butler Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief, while judicious men are showing you the grounds read more

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

by William Shenstone Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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I remember a passage in Goldsmith's "Vicar of Wakefield," which
he was afterwards fool enough to expunge: "I do read more

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."

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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But his zeal
None seconded, as out of season judged,
Or singular and rash.

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

by John Milton Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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