Top 77 Zeal Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Zeal Quotes from famous people such as Charles Buxton, Joseph Heller, John Tillotson, John C. Calhoun, Joseph Brant, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Experience shows that success is due less to ability th

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.
Charles Buxton
We do have a zeal for laughter in most situations, give or take a dentist.
Joseph Heller
Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools.
John Tillotson
Fanatics, as a class, have far more zeal than intellect and are fanatics only because they have. There can be no fanaticism but where there is more passion than reason; and hence, in the nature of things, movements originating in it run down in a short time by their folly and extravagance.
John C. Calhoun
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
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
Khalil Gibran
When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.
Confucius
The people who read the history books tend to have a natural zeal and are alarmingly well-read.
Saul David
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
William Hazlitt
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
William Hazlitt
The Pilgrims were unified by their religious zeal, but they couldn’t fish, they didn’t know how to hunt, and they were bad at farming. In fact, they never had a good harvest until they learned to fish cod and plow the waste in the ground as fertilizer.
Mark Kurlansky
Fanatics, as a class, have far more zeal than intellect and are fanatics only because they have. There can be no fanaticism but where there is more passion than reason; and hence, in the nature of things, movements originating in it run down in a short time by their folly and extravagance.
John C. Calhoun
I cannot grasp the difference between killing people with drones or rifles and knives. The objective in war is to kill the enemy before he kills you. I can’t fathom the almost religious zeal with which the use of drones is being opposed.
Charles McCarry
There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves.
Junius
We’ve conflated football games with patriotic zeal. I don’t think attending a football game is any more patriotic than walking down the street to my local library. It’s just another activity we all enjoy.
Oliver Luck
I always keep a zeal to learn new things especially when I am not aware about it.
Rubina Dilaik
I cannot grasp the difference between killing people with drones or rifles and knives. The objective in war is to kill the enemy before he kills you. I can’t fathom the almost religious zeal with which the use of drones is being opposed.
Charles McCarry
My father and uncles and all their friends turned their lungs black trying to satisfy my collector’s zeal.
Edward G. Robinson
Frank Capra, Hollywood’s Horatio Alger, lights with more cinematic know-how and zeal than any other director to convince movie audiences that American life is exactly like the ‘Saturday Evening Post’ covers of Norman Rockwell. ‘It’s A Wonderful Life,’ the latest example of Capracorn, shows his art at a hysterical pitch.
Manny Farber
No one can display or can cultivate a fervent zeal in the mere repetition of a form.
William Godwin
The fact is that the British Museum had a complete specimen of a dodo in their collection up until the 18th century – it was actually mummified, skin and all – but in a fit of space-saving zeal, they actually cut off the head and they cut off the feet and they burned the rest in a bonfire.
Adam Savage
Frank Capra, Hollywood’s Horatio Alger, lights with more cinematic know-how and zeal than any other director to convince movie audiences that American life is exactly like the ‘Saturday Evening Post’ covers of Norman Rockwell. ‘It’s A Wonderful Life,’ the latest example of Capracorn, shows his art at a hysterical pitch.
Manny Farber
The Russian Revolution mobilized a popular passion across the world based on Marxism-Leninism, fueled by messianic zeal. It was, perhaps, after the three Abrahamic religions, the greatest millenarian rapture of human history.
Simon Sebag Montefiore
Fans of football and fans of nationhood have a similar zeal. Read the fanzines: their contributors could find a needle-sized diss in a haystack of compliments, and their passions are fundamentalist.
Andrew O’Hagan
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
A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
Mahatma Gandhi
In their ideological zeal, the feminists of the illiberal left don’t seem to realize how they’ve given feminism a bad name.
Kirsten Powers
The resilience, tenacity and zeal of our valiant air warriors is a source of pride for every Indian.
Ram Nath Kovind
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
When suave politeness, tempering bigot zeal, corrected ‘I believe’ to ‘one does feel’.
Ronald Knox
As Miss World, you are a face for beauty with a purpose. You can’t just be beautiful. You have to have the zeal and courage to pursue the purpose.
Manushi Chhillar
What can't change is the zeal and passion I have for wo

What can’t change is the zeal and passion I have for work.
Pratik Gandhi
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
I have found a unique opportunity to distinguish myself and to learn my trade. I am a general officer in the army of the United States of America. My zeal in their cause and my frankness have won their trust.
Marquis de Lafayette
If zeal had been appropriate for putting humanity right, why did God the Word clothe himself in the body, using gentleness and humility in order to bring the world back to his Father?
Isaac of Nineveh
I have finished second twice in my time at Green Bay, and I don’t ever want to finish second again. There is a second place bowl game, but it is a game for losers played by losers. It is and always has been an American zeal to be first in anything we do, and to win, and to win, and to win.
Vince Lombardi
I don’t really have anything against the French except that, as an American, I’ve been bred to despise them with the same zeal as soccer and Renny Harlin films.
John Ridley
In their ideological zeal, the feminists of the illiberal left don’t seem to realize how they’ve given feminism a bad name.
Kirsten Powers
There has to be that zeal to do something new and surprise yourself and audiences. You have to stay true to your craft, and that should never be sidelined.
Yami Gautam
I don’t really have anything against the French except that, as an American, I’ve been bred to despise them with the same zeal as soccer and Renny Harlin films.
John Ridley
Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools.
John Tillotson
Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.
Owen Feltham
The best tech companies are led by founders with entrepreneurial zeal and strong egos. They consistently deliver what we want and what we need, at prices that decrease over time. The Wall Street firm is a long-standing institution with a more established hierarchy.
Richard Edelman
When suave politeness, tempering bigot zeal, corrected ‘I believe’ to ‘one does feel’.
Ronald Knox
Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.
Leonardo da Vinci
Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.
Owen Feltham
I believe that fitness needs to come from within you. You need to respect your body. Only then will you have the zeal to maintain it. For me, keeping fit is a part of my lifestyle.
Arjun Rampal
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
All Party members, service personnel, and other people should turn out as one with ardent loyalty to the Party and extraordinary patriotic zeal, and demonstrate the spirit and mettle of Korea that is rushing forward towards final victory racing against time.
Kim Jong-un
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
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
The fact is that the British Museum had a complete specimen of a dodo in their collection up until the 18th century – it was actually mummified, skin and all – but in a fit of space-saving zeal, they actually cut off the head and they cut off the feet and they burned the rest in a bonfire.
Adam Savage
I work with the same dedication and zeal in all my projects, but ‘Raees’ is very special.
Mahira Khan
What can’t change is the zeal and passion I have for work.
Pratik Gandhi
My father and uncles and all their friends turned their lungs black trying to satisfy my collector’s zeal.
Edward G. Robinson
Let us not become so intense in our zeal to do good by winning arguments or by our pure intention in disputing doctrine that we go beyond good sense and manners, thereby promoting contention, or say and do imprudent things, invoke cynicism, or ridicule with flippancy.
James E. Faust
As music migrates into our iPods, CD collections require less and less room, residing in our heads rather than resounding off the walls. The protracted labor of amassing a personal music library has lost its detective zeal.
James Wolcott
‘Zeal’ is essentially a compromising devotion to God, a commitment to cleansing the Holy Land of all foreign and pagan presences and to re-establish the kingdom of David as God had intended.
Reza Aslan
As a film enthusiast and a lover of stories, I have read biblical stories and I’ve seen biblical films with the same zeal as I have read and seen my own country’s stories. Most of the time, the creator doesn’t know where he gets his inspiration from.
S. S. Rajamouli
Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.
Hosea Ballou
I’ve given just as much of my life to that, and I practiced it with the same zeal, as I have acting. And I think that many of my skill sets from being a housewife I used for producing. Because you don’t stop until it’s done.
Frances McDormand
Nonviolence will empower and equip us to bring generations to the table and fuse our knowledge, gifts, and zeal together.
Bernice King
He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns

He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns the golden thread that ties their hearts together.
Jeremy Taylor
I have come to the conclusion that it’s a waste of time to have too much pride in anything. Perhaps it’s good to have a sense of duty, a jealous zeal to protect or improve, but pride ultimately is only that which stands vulnerable to offense and degradation.
Henry Rollins
There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves.
Junius
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
Khalil Gibran
Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.
Charles Buxton
I think the key to passion, to zeal, is gratitude. Or to put it another way, the fuel to motivate is gratitude, and gratitude comes by just backing up a little and realizing how much you’ve sinned against God.
Ray Comfort
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Thomas Fuller
When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.
Confucius
‘Zeal’ is essentially a compromising devotion to God, a commitment to cleansing the Holy Land of all foreign and pagan presences and to re-establish the kingdom of David as God had intended.
Reza Aslan
The people who read the history books tend to have a natural zeal and are alarmingly well-read.
Saul David
Unrestrained zeal to make the world better could make it worse. Promoting democracy must be undertaken with humility, care, and wisdom.
Richard N. Haass
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Thomas Fuller
Abundant choice doesn’t force us to look for the absolute best of everything. It allows us to find the extremes in those things we really care about, whether that means great coffee, jeans cut wide across the hips, or a spouse who shares your zeal for mountaineering, Zen meditation, and science fiction.
Virginia Postrel
As music migrates into our iPods, CD collections require less and less room, residing in our heads rather than resounding off the walls. The protracted labor of amassing a personal music library has lost its detective zeal.
James Wolcott
We do have a zeal for laughter in most situations, give or take a dentist.
Joseph Heller