Science intensifies religious truth by cleansing it of ignorance and superstition.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Superstition is great enemy of man but bigotry is worse.
A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.
Faith must have adequate evidence, else it is mere superstition.
Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational - but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
We do not destroy religion by destroying superstition.
The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.
What we don't understand we can make mean anything.
Superstitions are, for the most part, but the shadows of great truths.
Men are probably nearer the essential truth in their superstitions than in their science.
Astrology is a sickness, not a science ... It is a tree under the shade of which all sorts of superstitions thrive.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
The worst of all superstitions may be that astrology is a superstition.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition; so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.
Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence.
Those with the courage to explore the weave and structure of the Cosmos, even where it differs profoundly from their wishes and prejudices, will penetrate its deepest mysteries.
I worry that, especially as the Millennium edges nearer, pseudo-science and superstition will seem year by year more tempting, the siren song of unreason more sonorous and attractive.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
There is in superstition a senseless fear of God.
Heart-chilling superstition! thou canst glaze even Pity's eye with her own frozen tear.
The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion.
Superstition is part of the poetry of life.
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