Superstition Quotes and Sayings
I don’t believe in superstition because it brings bad luck!
What is it you most dislike? Stupidity, especially in its nastiest forms of racism and superstition.
- Christopher Hitchens
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
- Bertrand Russell
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.
- Francis Bacon
What we don’t understand we can make mean anything.
- Chuck Palahniuk
If you believed in Christianity or Islam it was called ‘faith’, but if you believed in astrology or Friday the thirteenth it was Superstition!
- Jostein Gaarder
You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion. Only man behaves with such gratuitous folly. It is the price he has to pay for being intelligent but not, as yet, quite intelligent enough.
- Aldous Huxley
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
- Edmund Burke
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
- Joseph Joubert
A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.
- José Bergamín
Superstition is a senseless fear of God.
Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.
- Marlene Dietrich
Superstition has been defined as the use of a form whose significance has been forgotten.
- Dion Fortune
Superstition is the belief in the causal nexus.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears.
- Alice Walker
I am all for curses and superstition, but there’s a point at which they start getting in the way. That point had arrived.
- Tahir Shah
Men become superstitious, not because they have too much imagination, but because they are not aware that they have any.
- George Santayana