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    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.

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But zeal moved thee;
To please thy gods thou didst it!

But zeal moved thee;
To please thy gods thou didst it!

by John Milton Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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Blind zeal can only do harm.
[Ger., Blinder Eifer schadet nur.]

Blind zeal can only do harm.
[Ger., Blinder Eifer schadet nur.]

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

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

by Owen Felltham 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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Through zeal knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal knowledge
is lost; let a man who knows this double read more

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.

by Bible 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 will do more than knowledge.

Zeal will do more than knowledge.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Zeal Quotes,
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We do that in our zeal our calmer moment would be afraid to
answer.

We do that in our zeal our calmer moment would be afraid to
answer.

by Sir Walter Scott 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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