Superstition Quotes and Sayings

Superstition is more injurious to God than atheism.
– Denis Diderot

When man seized the loadstone of science, the loadstar of superstition vanished in the clouds.
– W. R. Alger

Blasphemy is an epithet bestowed by superstition upon common sense.
– Robert G. Ingersoll

A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
George Bernard Shaw

A superstition is a premature explanation that overstays its time.
– George Iles

Superstition, the mother of those hideous twins, fear and faith, from her throne of skulls, still rules the world.
– Robert G. Ingersoll

Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational – but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
– Judith Viorst


Superstition is the backward going of human life.

Submitted by: j.c.bose on June 12, 2018

Superstitions are the by-products of ignorance.

Submitted by: K.SIVA RAMAN on June 12, 2018

The worst of all superstitions may be that astrology is a superstition.
— Kedar Joshi

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

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 has been defined as the use of a form whose significance has been forgotten.
– Dion Fortune

Superstition is the need to view the world in terms of simple cause and effect.
– Bernard Beckett


Many hospitals have no room 13, while some tall buildings skip the 13th floor and some airline terminals omit Gate 13.

It is bad luck to fall out of a thirteenth story window on Friday.

All men are superstitious; they only differ in degrees.
– John Toland

In all superstition wise men follow fools.
Francis Bacon

Superstition is the poetry of life.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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 was with me at that moment, but it was not yet her hour for complete victory.
– Charlotte Brontë

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