Superstition Quotes and Sayings
What we don’t understand we can make mean anything.
- Chuck Palahniuk
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.
- Francis Bacon
What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears.
- Alice Walker
Superstition is a senseless fear of God.
The superstitions of today are the scientific facts of tomorrow.
— John Balderston
Superstition is the poison of the mind.
- Joseph Lewis
Superstition is cowardice in the face of the Divine.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
- Joseph Joubert
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
What is it you most dislike? Stupidity, especially in its nastiest forms of racism and superstition.
- Christopher Hitchens
Men are probably nearer the essential truth in their superstitions than in their science.
— Henry Thoreau
When it’s your fourth marriage, you tend to lose faith in superstitions.
- Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Superstition was with me at that moment, but it was not yet her hour for complete victory.
- Charlotte Brontë
The worst of all superstitions may be that astrology is a superstition.
— Kedar Joshi
My mother believed in all superstitions, plus she made some up.
- Donald E. Westlake
With their backs to the sunrise they worship the night.
- Robert G. Ingersoll
Superstitions are, for the most part, but the shadows of great truths.
- Tryon Edwards
Superstition has been defined as the use of a form whose significance has been forgotten.
- Dion Fortune
No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
Superstition is the belief in the causal nexus.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
Men become superstitious, not because they have too much imagination, but because they are not aware that they have any.
- George Santayana
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
The worst superstition is to consider our own tolerable.
- Doris Lessing
You may substitute knowledge for superstition without satisfying the needs that drive people into superstition’s arms.
- Susan Neiman