Newspapers have roughly the same relationship to life as fortune-tellers to metaphysics.— Karl Kraus
Emotional Fortune Teller quotations
If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.
I always prefer to work in the studio.
It isolates people from their environment. They become in a sense... symbolic of themselves. I often feel that people come to me to be photographed as they would go to a doctor or a fortune teller - to find out how they are.
Unless you are a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
The short fortune-teller who escaped from prison: a small medium at large.
Fortune tellers live in the future. So do people who want to put things off. So do fundamentalists.
Sometimes I feel like the Tom Hanks character in Big.
But my life is not a movie. I never have to go back to Coney Island to find the fortune-teller machine so I have to grow up again.
Formal education will make you a living. Self education will make you a fortune.
Cities have always offered anonymity, variety, and conjunction, qualities best basked in by walking: one does not have to go into the bakery or the fortune-teller's, only to know that one might. A city always contains more than any inhabitant can know, and a great city always makes the unknown and the possible spurs to the imagination.
Whether a man is a legend or not is decided by history, not fortune tellers.
He who asks fortune-tellers the future unwittingly forfeits an inner intimation of coming events that is a thousand times more exact than anything they may say.
Audentis fortuna iuvat. / Fortune favors the brave.
I'm excited about what the future holds.
I'm not a fortune-teller; I have no idea how it will play out. People say, "What are you going to do?" I don't know. I kind of love that not knowing.
Now to rivulets from the mountains Point the rods of fortune-tellers;
Youth perpetual dwells in fountains, Not in flasks, and casks, and cellars.
We've long felt that the only value of stock forecasters is to make fortune tellers look good. Even now, Charlie and I continue to believe that short-term market forecasts are poison and should be kept locked up in a safe place, away from children and also from grown-ups who behave in the market like children.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
We have long felt that the only value of stock forecasters is to make fortune-tellers look good.
Before you leave, the fortune teller reminds you that the future is never set in stone.
What fortune teller would ever have had the nerve to predict that the best years of my life would turn out to be my old age?
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
Treat persons who profess to be able to cure disease as you treat fortune tellers.
To me there’s no real difference between a fortune teller or a fortune cookie and any of the organized religions. They’re all equally valid or invalid, really. And equally helpful.
He who asks fortune-tellers the future unwittingly forfeits an inner intimation of coming events that is a thousand times more exact than anything they may say. He is impelled by inertia, rather than curiosity, and nothing is more unlike the submissive apathy with which he hears his fate revealed than the alert dexterity with which the man of courage lays hands on the future.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; But great minds rise above it.
My grandfather was a faith healer and medium and he always encouraged faith in the unseen. I believe in fortune tellers.
Entrance into the Old Ways begins with the pricking of a finger with a rose thorn, which produces a drop of blood. This opens the way into the Thorned Path, a system, which uses five rose thorns to symbolize the five arts of Witchcraft that one should master. These arts are Herbalist, Fortune-Teller, Spirit Medium, Mystic, and Magician. We call mastering these aspects 'the gathered thorns' --thus the Thorned Path.
Jeronimo, my grandfather, swine-herder and story-teller, feeling death about to arrive and take him, went and said goodbye to the trees in the yard, one by one, embracing them and crying because he knew he wouldn't see them again. To truly appreciate life we must remember that nothing lasts for ever and take nothing we enjoy for granted. In so doing we stay grateful and happy for all our good fortune.
Fortune favors the bold.
Ordinary fortune-tellers tell you what you want to happen;
witches tell you what’s going to happen whether you want it to or not. Strangely enough, witches tend to be more accurate but less popular.
So,” Marasi said, “you traded a dead man’s scarf for another dead man’s gun. But…the gun itself belonged to someone dead, so by the same logic—” “Don’t try,” Waxillium said. “Logic doesn’t work on Wayne.” “I bought a ward against it off a traveling fortune-teller,” Wayne explained. “It lets me add two ’n’ two and get a pickle.
Every man has his destiny. But who needs to go to a fortune-teller to find it? Do I go to a chef to find out if I'm hungry?
The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves, but for those who haven't had the fortune of finding happiness, I am there.
I think the difference between a lie and a story is that a story utilizes the trappings and appearance of truth for the interest of the listener as well as of the teller. A story has in it neither gain nor loss. But a lie is a device for profit or escape. I suppose if that definition is strictly held to, then a writer of stories is a liar - if he is financially fortunate.