Quotes by fanaticism

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  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
    Source: Contact (1985) Ch. 14
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    Fanaticism consists in redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
    George Santayana
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    Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
  • Edward Gibbon
    Edward Gibbon
    British historian 1737-1794
    Edward Gibbon
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    Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
    William Cowper
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    Fanaticism soberly defined, is the false fire of an over heated mind.
  • Anna Jameson
    Anna Jameson
    Anglo-Irish art historian 1794-1860
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    In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.
  • Louis Kronenberger
    Louis Kronenberger
    American literary critic and novelist 1904-1980
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    In the history of mankind, fanaticism has caused more harm than vice.
  • Cat Stevens
    Cat Stevens
    British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist 1948-
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    Moderation is part of faith, so those who accuse Muslim schools of fostering fanaticism should learn a bit more about Islam.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    The closer a man approaches tragedy the more intense is his concentration of emotion upon the fixed point of his commitment, which is to say the closer he approaches what in life we call fanaticism.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    There is no strong performance without a little fanaticism in the performer.
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