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Superstition quotes

Denis Diderot
When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music.

James A. Froude
The superstition of science scoffs at the superstition of faith.

Leo Tolstoy
Religious superstition consists in the belief that the sacrifices, often of human lives, made to the imaginary being are essential, and that men may and should be brought to that state of mind by all methods, not excluding violence.

Doris Lessing
The worst superstition is to consider our own tolerable.

Joseph Lewis
Superstition is the poison of the mind

Alexander Hodge
Faith must have adequate evidence, else it is mere superstition.

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

Francis Bacon
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

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