No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
— Harriet Beecher Stowe

It is superstitious to put one's hopes in formalities, but arrogant to refuse to submit to them.
Blaise Pascal superstitious quote

There are few men more superstitious than soldiers. They are, after all, the men who live closest to death.
— Mary Stewart

I am superstitious. I have scarcely known a party, preceding an election, to call in help from the neighboring states, but they lost the state.
— Abraham Lincoln

Specifically, I would suggest that the effective organization is garrulous, clumsy, superstitious, hypocritical, monstrous, octopoid, wandering, and grouchy.
— superstitious quotation by Karl Weick