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.
Morale is the state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope. It is confidence and zeal and loyalty. It is Član, esprit de corps and determination.
Whether zeal or moderation be the point we aim at, let us keep the fire out of the one, and the frost out of the other.
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
Weaken a bad habit by avoiding everything that occasioned it or stimulated it, without concentrating upon it in your zeal to avoid it. Then divert your mind to some good habit and steadily cultivate it until it becomes a dependable part of you.
Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.
Had I but serv'd my God with half the zeal I serv'd my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.
Anger is a noble infirmity; the generous failing of the just; the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue
Awake, my soul! stretch every nerve, And press with vigour on; A heavenly race demands thy zeal, And an immortal crown.
Zeal for the public good is the characteristic of a man of honor and a gentleman, and must take the place of pleasures, profits and all other private gratifications.
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.
A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal
Works of art and literature should promote humans to reflection. A revolutionary perspective should be evoked and a changing societal awakening formulated in the human mind mired in tradition, myth and many kinds of falsehoods. They demand a form of changing social awakening.
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.
Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.
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