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Fanatics And Fanaticism Quotes

Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Profession: German Philosopher

The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.

Author: Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Translator

Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.

Author: Salman Rushdie (1948)

Profession: Indian-born British Author

Fanaticism consists in redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.

Author: George Santayana (1863-1952)

Profession: American Philosopher, Poet

Wisdom becomes nonsense in the mouth of a fanatic.

Author: Otto Schuwdrmer


I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic's heart.

Author: William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)

Profession: Irish Poet, Playwright.