Wild dreams! but such As Plato lov'd; such as with holy zeal Our Milton worshipp'd. Blessed hopes! awhile From man with-held, even to the latter days When Christ shall come, and all things be fulfill'd.
I came in contact with every known Indian anarchist in London. Their bravery impressed me, but I felt that their zeal was misguided. I felt that violence was no remedy for India's ills, and that her civilisation required the use of a different and higher weapon for self-protection.
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.
There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves.
Ironically, it is often our zeal to protect our faith that leads to its loss.
The good Socialist works with religious zeal for the redemption of mankind from the evils of poverty and ignorance.... He is conscious of the beauty of the ideal... he works on... for the deliverance of the human spirit from the enslavement of material things.
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.
The missionaries should be men of apostolic zeal, patience, endurance, willing to be all things to all men. May the Lord raise up suitable instruments, and fit me for this work.
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.
The zeal, bravery, and good behavior of the officers and men on the night of June 30, and during July 1, was commendable in the extreme.
Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools.
For a number of years there has been a righteous discontent, a burning zeal to go forward in His name among the Baptist women of our churches and it will be the dynamic force in the religious campaign at the opening of the 20th century.
We have come tardily to the tremendous task of cleaning up our environment. We should have moved with similar zeal at least a decade ago. But no purpose is served by post-mortems. With visionary zeal but the greatest realism, we must now address ourselves to the vast problems that confront us.
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.
Awake, my soul! stretch every nerve, And press with vigour on; A heavenly race demands thy zeal, And an immortal crown.
Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others.
Probably the chief cause of devotion to rigidity of method is... that it seems to promise speedy, accurately measurable, correct results. The zeal for answers is the explanation of the zeal for rigid and mechanical methods.
Not the labors of my hands Can fulfill thy Law's demands: Could my zeal no respite know, Could my tears forever flow, All for Sin could not atone: Thou must save, and Thou alone!
Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.
Kindness has converted more sinners than either zeal, eloquence, or learning.
When commerce with Moslems flourished, zeal for their massacre declined.
Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.
A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
We do have a zeal for laughter in most situations, give or take a dentist.