Quotes about superstition

History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions. ...

Thomas Henry Huxley truth superstition heresy

I think a Person who is thus terrifyed [sic] with the Imagination of Ghosts and Spectres much more reasonable, than one who contra ry to the ...

Joseph Addison ghosts superstition reason

A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition. ...

José Bergamín belief superstition

When I consider the Question, Whether there are such Persons in the World as those we call Witches? my Mind is divided between the two oppos ...

Joseph Addison witches superstition

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 ...

Sarah Bernhardt superstition

And if the Babe is born a BoyHe's given to a Woman Old, Who nails him down upon a rockCatches his shrieks in cups of gold. ...

William Blake superstition

Superstition is the religion of feeble minds. ...

Edmund Burke superstition

God as now generally conceived of is only the last witch. ...

Samuel Butler God religion superstition

Tell mother that however dogs and samovars might behave themselves, winter comes after summer, old age after youth, and misfortune follows h ...

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov life death superstition

When a person hasn't in him that which is higher and stronger than all external influences, it is enough for him to catch a good c old in or ...

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov fear imagination superstition