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French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-16620
It is superstitious to put one's hopes in formalities, but arrogant to refuse to submit to them.
Like most Russians, I am very superstitious, and if I don't get married, I don't get divorced.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 19520
Men become superstitious, not because they have too much imagination, but because they are not aware that they have any.
British artist 1786-18460
Men of genius are often considered superstitious, but the fact is, the fineness of their nerve renders them more alive to the supernatural than ordinary men.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
American Novelist 1811-18960
No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
English poet 1812-18890
Our interest's on the dangerous edge of things. The honest thief, the tender murderer, the superstitious atheist.
The poets were not alone in sanctioning myths, for long before the poets the states and the lawmakers had sanctioned them as a useful expedient. They needed to control the people by superstitious fears, and these cannot be aroused without myths and marvels.
There are few men more superstitious than soldiers. They are, after all, the men who live closest to death.
There is no doubt that God has often brought a certain verse to the attention of one of His children in an unusual and almost miraculous manner, for a special need, but the Word was never intended to be consulted in a superstitious manner.
British Jurist, Statesman 1584-16540
They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I wear all colors but black, then I am superstitious in not wearing black.