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23 Superstition Quotes

The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.

Francis Bacon, Sr. Quotes

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There are people who think that honesty is always the best policy. This is a superstition; there are times when the appearance of it is worth six of it.

Mark Twain Quotes

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The religious superstitions of women perpetuate their bondage more than all other adverse influences

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotes

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Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.

Edmund Burke Quotes

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Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes begging.

Martin Luther Quotes

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Let me make the superstitions of a nation and I care not who makes its laws or its songs either.

Mark Twain Quotes

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Men are probably nearer the central truth in their superstitions than in their science.

Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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I worry that, especially as the Millennium edges nearer, pseudo-science and superstition will seem year by year more tempting, the siren song of unreason more sonorous and attractive.

Dr. Carl Sagan Quotes

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Everyone has his superstitions. One of mine has always been when I started to go anywhere, or to do anything, never to turn back or to stop until the thing intended was accomplished.

Ulysses S. Grant Quotes

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The religious superstition is encouraged by means of the institution of churches, processions, monuments, festivities....The so-called clergy stupefy the masses....They befog the people and keep them in an eternal condition of stupefaction

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy Quotes

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It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality

Emma Goldman Quotes

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Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition; so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain

John Calvin Quotes

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Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise mother

Voltaire Quotes

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Such is the way of all superstition, whether in astrology, dreams, omens, divine judgments, or the like; wherein men, having a delight in such vanities, mark the events where they are fulfilled, but where they fail, though this happen much oftener, n

Francis Bacon, Sr. Quotes

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We boast our emancipation from many superstitions; but if we have broken any idols, it is through a transfer of idolatry.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.

T. H. Huxley Quotes

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Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy; the mad daughter of a wise mother.

Voltaire Quotes

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I have, thanks to my travels, added to my stock all the superstitions of other countries. I know them all now, and in any critical moment of my life, they all rise up in armed legions for or against me.

Sarah Bernhardt Quotes

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Superstition is the poison of the mind.

Joseph Lewis Quotes

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Superstition is ... religion which is incongruous with intelligence.

John Tyndall Quotes

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

Tryon Edwards Quotes

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Superstition is a senseless fear of God.

Cicero Quotes

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We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

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