Superstition Quotes and Sayings

I don’t believe in superstition because it brings bad luck!

Submitted by: Some idiot on February 24, 2011

Organized religion is a product of a mix of superstition, delusion, divination and humanity to calm and control the human mind.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee on July 20, 2013

Superstition is the death of a thinking mind.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee on December 6, 2014

What is it you most dislike? Stupidity, especially in its nastiest forms of racism and superstition.
Christopher Hitchens

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.

Belief is the death of intelligence.
– Robert Anton Wilson

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

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

Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Edmund Burke

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
Groucho Marx

The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.
George Herbert

What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears.
– Alice Walker

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

Superstition is a senseless fear of God.
Marcus Tullius Cicero


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

A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is superstition.
– Jose Bergamin

The superstitions of today are the scientific facts of tomorrow.
— John Balderston

Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.
– Marlene Dietrich

Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
Joseph Joubert

Superstition is the poison of the mind.
– Joseph Lewis

Superstition is cowardice in the face of the Divine.
– Theophrastus

So funny how we believe in something that has no existence and live by that superstition for a lifetime.

Submitted by: Jorge on November 24, 2016

Superstitions are, for the most part, but the shadows of great truths.
– Tryon Edwards

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


Superstition is the belief in the causal nexus.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein

Superstition is another word for Everyday life.
– Lionel Suggs

You may substitute knowledge for superstition without satisfying the needs that drive people into superstition’s arms.
– Susan Neiman

With their backs to the sunrise they worship the night.
– Robert G. Ingersoll

My mother believed in all superstitions, plus she made some up.
– Donald E. Westlake

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