Success makes men rigid and they tend to exalt stability over all the other virtues; tired of the effort of willing they become fanatics about conservatism.
Disciples who are steadfast and immovable do not become fanatics or extremists, are not overzealous, and are not preoccupied with misguided gospel hobbies.
David A. Bednar
Very few minds are strictly normal, and all religious fanatics are marked with abnormalities of various sorts.
H. P. Lovecraft
Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.
Environmentalism is a form of pagan fundamentalism. These green wackos are fanatics like al-Quaida. Just like them.
G. Gordon Liddy
I'm not such a big star. I am just a little planet. In Spain, people don't put so much attention on the star system. But here in America, I can feel it. Mostly, people are very, very nice. But there are also a bunch of fanatics behind the stars.
I'm intrigued by fanatics - people who are seduced by the promise, or the illusion, of the absolute.
The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
H. L. Mencken
Religious fanatics want people to switch off their own minds, ignore the evidence, and blindly follow a holy book based upon private 'revelation'.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
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