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Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools
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"Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools"

- John Tillotson

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This quote by John Tillotson suggests that while enthusiasm and passion can be helpful for smart individuals, it is more commonly discovered among those who are foolish. Zeal is a strong feeling that can be utilized to motivate and inspire, however it can also result in rash decisions and poor judgement. Wise people can use their zeal to their benefit, however they need to take care not to let it cloud their judgement. On the other hand, fools might be most likely to act upon their passion without considering the effects. This can result in impulsive and reckless habits. Ultimately, this quote acts as a pointer that zeal ought to be utilized with care, despite one's level of wisdom.

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John Tillotson This quote is written / told by John Tillotson between October 1, 1630 and November 22, 1694. He was a famous Theologian from United Kingdom. The author also have 8 other quotes.

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