Superstition Quotes and Sayings
Belief is the death of intelligence.
- Robert Anton Wilson
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
The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.
- George Herbert
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.
- Francis Bacon
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
What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears.
- Alice Walker
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
What we don’t understand we can make mean anything.
- Chuck Palahniuk
If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
- Groucho Marx
I don’t believe in superstition because it brings bad luck!
Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.
- Marlene Dietrich
A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.
- José Bergamín
The worst of all superstitions may be that astrology is a superstition.
— Kedar Joshi
The superstitions of today are the scientific facts of tomorrow.
— John Balderston
Men are probably nearer the essential truth in their superstitions than in their science.
— Henry Thoreau
Superstition is the poetry of life.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
- Joseph Joubert
The worst superstition is to consider our own tolerable.
- Doris Lessing
Men become superstitious, not because they have too much imagination, but because they are not aware that they have any.
- George Santayana
No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
- Edmund Burke
Superstition is a senseless fear of God.
Superstitions are, for the most part, but the shadows of great truths.
- Tryon Edwards
Superstition is the poison of the mind.
- Joseph Lewis