Superstition Quotes and Sayings
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
What is it you most dislike? Stupidity, especially in its nastiest forms of racism and superstition.
- Christopher Hitchens
What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears.
- Alice Walker
Superstition is a senseless fear of God.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
- Joseph Joubert
The superstitions of today are the scientific facts of tomorrow.
— John Balderston
Superstition is the poison of the mind.
- Joseph Lewis
If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
- Groucho Marx
A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.
- José Bergamín
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
- Edmund Burke
I don’t believe in superstition because it brings bad luck!
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
No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
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
You may substitute knowledge for superstition without satisfying the needs that drive people into superstition’s arms.
- Susan Neiman
The worst superstition is to consider our own tolerable.
- Doris Lessing
Superstition is another word for Everyday life.
- Lionel Suggs
The superstitious one will never walk upon a grave. It’s said that its sinful in the day and terrible bad luck in the dark.
- C.L. Bevill
Superstition is the poetry of life.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
When it’s your fourth marriage, you tend to lose faith in superstitions.
- Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Men are probably nearer the essential truth in their superstitions than in their science.
— Henry Thoreau
Superstition was with me at that moment, but it was not yet her hour for complete victory.
- Charlotte Brontë