Quotes: prophecies

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  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
  • Bernard Lown
    Bernard Lown
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    Every historic period has had its Cassandras. Our era is the first in which prophecies of doom stem from objective scientific analyses.
    Source: A Prescription for Hope
  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    British journalist 1908-
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    Man has an incurable habit of not fulfilling the prophecies of his fellow men.
  • Marilyn Ferguson
    Marilyn Ferguson
    American author, editor and public speaker 1938-2008
    Marilyn Ferguson
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    Of all the self-fulfilling prophecies in our culture, the assumption that aging means decline and poor health is probably the deadliest.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Those in possession of absolute power can not only prophesy and make their prophecies come true, but they can also lie and make their lies come true.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    With prophecies the commentator is often a more important man than the prophet.
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