30 Total Quotes

Superstition Quotes

Kurt Vonnegut
We would be a lot safer if the Government would take its money out of science and put it into astrology and the reading of palms. Only in superstition is there hope. If you want to become a friend of civilization, then become an enemy of the truth and a fanatic for harmless balderdash.
Kurt Vonnegut
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Adam Dennis
No, my superstition might be not having any. Come playoff time, you like to get into routines, but that's all. You get into superstitious things and it makes you think about other things.
Adam Dennis
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A superstition is a premature explanation that overstays its time.
George Iles
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Oscar Wilde
There is no such thing as an omen. Destiny does not send us heralds. She is too wise or too cruel for that.
Oscar Wilde
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Adam Smith
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
Adam Smith
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I have recently been examining all the known superstitions of the world, and do not find in our particular superstition (Christianity) one redeeming feature. They are all alike founded on fables and mythology.
Thomas Jefferson
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Victor Hugo
Superstition, bigotry and prejudice, ghosts though they are, cling tenaciously to life; they are shades armed with tooth and claw. They must be grappled with unceasingly, for it is a fateful part of human destiny that it is condemned to wage perpetual war against ghosts. A shade is not easily taken by the throat and destroyed.
Victor Hugo
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My only feeling about superstition is that it's unlucky to be behind at the end of the game.
Duffy Daugherty
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William Hazlitt
Mankind are an incorrigible race. Give them but bugbears and idols -- it is all that they ask; the distinctions of right and wrong, of truth and falsehood, of good and evil, are worse than indifferent to them.
William Hazlitt
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Superstition Vistas sits out there vacant, not because there aren't buyers for it, but because we can't plan it. We don't have the money. Our inability to plan the land has caused development to leap over it. That's not supposed to happen.
Mark Winkleman
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It's not superstition. I keep getting hit, so I've kept wearing it. The trainer told me it could still break again if I got hit. The eye holes are big and I can see fine, so why not leave it on?
Krista Rappahahn
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I guess it is superstition in that regard. I like 98. I had my best years in 98.
Grant Wistrom
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Superstition is the poetry of life.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Superstition brings bad luck
Paul Carvel
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Francis Bacon
There is a superstition in avoiding superstition.
Francis Bacon
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George Santayana
Men become superstitious, not because they have too much imagination, but because they are not aware that they have any.
George Santayana
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It's more superstition. It could all be cut off tomorrow.
Joe Crede
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The superstition was that disability of any sort was the mark of the devil. The phrases are in languages throughout Europe: the devil's hoof, the devil's horn mark. It reaches back to early Christianity and the middle ages. Where a child was born out of wedlock, the church cooked up the impression that you'd done something sinful, and something dreadful would result. You will still find, particularly in Greece, people doing a little sign when they see a very badly disabled child it needs warding off.
Kate Adie
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Superstition is the weakness of the human mind; it is inherent in that mind; it has always been, and always will be
Frederick Great
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The worst superstition is to consider our own tolerable.
Doris Lessing
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Ulysses Grant
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 Grant
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Ah, yes, superstition: it would appear to be cowardice in face of the supernatural
Theophrastus
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
Superstition is an unreasoning fear of God.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Joseph Joubert
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
Joseph Joubert
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Where the flag of truth waves unfurled, there you will find superstition waiting in ambush.
Platen
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It is bad luck to fall out of a thirteenth story window on Friday.
American Proverbs
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Harriet Stowe, ,
No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
Harriet Stowe, ,
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Mark Twain
Let me make the superstitions of a nation and I care not who makes its laws or its songs either.
Mark Twain
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 Voltaire
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy; the mad daughter of a wise mother.
Voltaire
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 Voltaire
Superstition sets the whole world in flames; philosophy quenches them.
Voltaire
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