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Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy; the mad daughter of a wise mother. (Quote by - Voltaire)

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. (Quote by - Sarah Bernhardt)

It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions. (Quote by - T. H. Huxley)

Superstition, idolatry, and hypocrisy have ample wages, but truth goes begging. (Quote by - Martin Luther)

Superstition is the religion of feeble minds. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Superstition is an unreasoning fear of God. (Quote by - Marcus T. Cicero)

Men become superstitious, not because they have too much imagination, but because they are not aware that they have any. (Quote by - George Santayana)

We boast our emancipation from many superstitions; but if we have broken any idols, it is through a transfer of idolatry. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Superstition is a senseless fear of God. (Quote by - Cicero)

Superstition is the poetry of life. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

It is bad luck to be superstitious. (Quote by - Andrew W. Mathis)

It is bad luck to fall out of a thirteenth story window on Friday. (Quote by - American Proverb)

Let me make the superstitions of a nation and I care not who makes its laws or its songs either. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Men are probably nearer the central truth in their superstitions than in their science. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Superstition is the poison of the mind. (Quote by - Joseph Lewis)

No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man. (Quote by - Harriet Beecher Stowe)

Superstition is religion which is incongruous with intelligence. (Quote by - John Tyndall)

Superstition sets the whole world in flames; philosophy quenches them. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Superstitions are, for the most part, but the shadows of great truths. (Quote by - Tryon Edwards)

Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs. (Quote by - Marlene Dietrich)

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. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

There is no such thing as an omen. Destiny does not send us heralds. She is too wise or too cruel for that. (Quote by -Oscar Wilde)

We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

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