Fanaticism is overcompensation for doubt.
What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table a week after.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
Fanaticism soberly defined, is the false fire of an over heated mind.
Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity.
If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise in practice under the overbearing inquisition of public opinion, then and only then will truth, prevail over fanaticism
Fanaticism consists in redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim
There is no strong performance without a little fanaticism in the performer.
Fanaticism, the false fire of an overheated mind.
Fanaticism is the child of false zeal and superstition, the father of intolerance and persecution.
The blind fanaticism of one foolish honest man may cause more evil than the united efforts of twenty rogues.
Fanaticism is such an overwhelming impression of the ideas relating to the future world as disqualifies for the duties of this.
We often excuse our own want of philanthropy by giving the name of fanaticism to the more ardent zeal of others.
Everybody knows that fanaticism is religion caricatured, and yet, with many, contempt of fanaticism is regarded as a sign of hostility to religion.
We discover in the gospels, a groundwork of vulgar ignorance, of things impossible, of superstition, fanaticism and fabrication
Tolerance and freedom of thought are the veritable antidotes to religious fanaticism
Theological religion is the source of all imaginable follies and disturbances; it is the parent of fanaticism and civil discord; it is the enemy of mankind.
Fanaticism is such an overwhelming impression of the ideas relating to the future world as disqualifies for the duties of life.
Moderation is part of faith, so those who accuse Muslim schools of fostering fanaticism should learn a bit more about Islam.
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.
Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
In the history of mankind, fanaticism has caused more harm than vice
Of all things wisdom is the most terrified with epidemical fanaticism, because, of all enemies, it is that against which she is the least able to furnish any kind of resource.
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.
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.