Quotes: superstitious

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  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    It is superstitious to put one's hopes in formalities, but arrogant to refuse to submit to them.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
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    Like most Russians, I am very superstitious, and if I don't get married, I don't get divorced.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
    George Santayana
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    Men become superstitious, not because they have too much imagination, but because they are not aware that they have any.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
    Benjamin Haydon
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    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
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
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    No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
  • Robert Browning
    Robert Browning
    English poet 1812-1889
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    Our interest's on the dangerous edge of things. The honest thief, the tender murderer, the superstitious atheist.
  • Mikhail Strabo
    Mikhail Strabo
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    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.
  • Mary Stewart
    Mary Stewart
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    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.
  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
    John Selden
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    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.
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