We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Prophecy Quotes from Ruth Hubbard, Cam, Kara Swisher, John Henrik Clarke, Robert Kiyosaki. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Every theory is a self-fulfilling prophecy that orders experience into the framework it provides.
Fans give me yellow things, and I think now what’s really fun is, when anyone sees yellow now, they’ll think of me. Now it’s kind of like this self-fulfilling prophecy: Yellow things come to me.
In Greek mythology, Cassandra was given the gift of prophecy, except – due to her rejection of Apollo’s affections – nobody would ever believe her warnings.
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, the United States would enter, in a formal way, what had been up to that date strictly a European conflict. Marcus Garvey’s prophecy about the European scramble to maintain dominance over the whole world was now a reality.
When my book ‘Rich Dad’s Prophecy’ was released in 2002, most financial newspapers and magazines trashed it because I discussed a looming stock market crash.
The ultimate function of prophecy is not to tell the future, but to make it. Your successful past will block your visions of the future.
The Y2K bug is a genuine technical concern, consuming the energies of many specialists. But the prophecies of doom represent a broader worldview using the bug as a news hook. In this vision, the good society is a stable society, undisrupted by innovation, ambition or outside influences.
Every generation witnesses atrocities. People in power try to fulfill prophecy.
The difference between hearsay and prophecy is often one of sequence. Hearsay often turns out to have been prophecy.
I wanted to rock back and forth between myth and distant futures, yesterday, today, and tomorrow. It felt a bit like prophecy and a bit like storytelling.
As historians write more and more histories, it’s a sort of self-fulfilling prophecy that other historians read their histories and then make synthesis, and certain things just get forgotten and left out and neglected.
Youth, however, can afford to enjoy even its melancholy; for the ultimate fact of which that melancholy is a prophecy is a long way off.
Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.
You have to say what comes into your head, and sometimes the wrong words come, in the wrong order or I’d make prophecies which immediately turned out to be wrong.
Ojibwe prophecy speaks of a time during the seventh fire when our people will have a choice between two paths. The first path is well-worn and scorched. The second path is new and green. It is our choice as communities and as individuals how we will proceed.
Reverse-parking in a small space is one of those high-pressure situations where a critical, watching eye becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.
In 1970, television ate my family. The Andy Warhol prophecy of 15 minutes of fame for any and everyone blew up on our doorstep.
With prophecies the commentator is often a more important man than the prophet.
Our actions are preordained by the Fox God’s prophecy.
Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
What are prophecies? Don’t we hear them every day of the week? And if one comes true there may be seven blind and come to nothing.
In the computer field, the moment of truth is a running program; all else is prophecy.
A great man is a torch in the darkness, a beacon in superstition’s night, an inspiration and a prophecy.
I do believe in prophecy.
If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
Ages when custom is unsettled are necessarily ages of prophecy. The moralist cannot teach what is revealed; he must reveal what can be taught. He has to seek insight rather than to preach.
It’s almost like a self-fulfilling prophecy: the great comedy that comes from great pain.
Physics is the only profession in which prophecy is not only accurate but routine.
Whether Trump knew it or not, his strong language tapped into evangelical beliefs about the ‘last days’ and America’s role in biblical prophecy.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
I figure it could become a self-fulfilling prophecy; if I make a successful arena rock record, I’ll wind up playing arenas! I wouldn’t mind being back in that kind of venue because of the kinds of things you can do with production. You can make your shows more interesting, which would be fun to do.
I’ve always believed that how you look is a self-fulfilling prophecy: When you wake up, get dressed and look in the mirror, if you think you look good, most likely you will.
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
Your thoughts greatly influence how you feel and behave. In fact, your inner monologue has a tendency to become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
I don’t make mistakes. I make prophecies which immediately turn out to be wrong.