It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
— Voltaire

Our ancestors worshipped the Sun, and they were not that foolish. It makes sense to revere the Sun and the stars, for we are their children.
Carl Sagan reveres quote

No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence.
— George Eliot

The highest happiness of man is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
— Voltaire