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46 Best Fortune Teller Quotes

Fortune tellers are often asked for advice on what to do when the future is unclear. Perhaps the most famous fortune teller quotes come from Edgar Cayce, who said “Before you can do anything else, you must know yourself.”

Fortune tellers often say that in order to live a fulfilling life it is important to be patient and await time’s inevitable unfolding. Some fortune-tellers make a living by reading the future for others.

Some fortune tellers make a living by having “a reputation for knowing the future.”

Some fortune tellers make a living through their reputation for being “a reliable source of information. These incredible fortune teller quotes will help you to know this matter more accurately. Enjoy!

46 Best Fortune Teller Quotes

1. “I went to a shrink once, but I caught him going to a fortune-teller so I quit.” – James Caan

2. “We have long felt that the only value of stock forecasters is to make fortune-tellers look good.” – Warren Buffett

3. “Fortune tellers live in the future. So do people who want to put things off. So do fundamentalists.” – Ed Seykota

4. “So, apart from casting runes, what other hobbies do you have? Forbidden rituals, human sacrifices, torturing?” – Simona Panova

5. “A fortune-teller means a braggart anyway. Don’t you know that a donkey can’t do but

6. braying, a wolf can’t do but howling, a horse can’t do but neighing, and a fortune-teller can’t do but telling lies?” – Mehmet Murat ildan

7. “Whatever you wish to pay for a glimpse of your future,” the fortune-teller says. Bailey stops to consider this for a moment. It is strange, but fair.” – Erin Morgenstern

8. “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?” – Arthur Golden

9. “Whether a man is a legend or not is decided by history, not fortune tellers.” – Amish Tripathi

10. “Treat persons who profess to be able to cure disease as you treat fortune tellers.” – George Bernard Shaw

11. “Before you leave, the fortune teller reminds you that the future is never set in stone.” – Erin Morgenstern

12. “Never in any Jane Austen novel did the love interest pretend to be a fortune-teller,” Helen said, ‘Why would someone do that?” – Cynthia Hand

13. “Being the soothsayer of the tribe is a dirty job, but someone has to do it.” – Anthon St. Maarten

14. “Life-ahead is timeless fortune.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

15. “I’m not a fortune-teller.” – Karl Lagerfeld

16. “Science fiction writers aren’t fortune tellers. Fortune tellers are fakes.” – William Gibson

17. “I went to a shrink once, but I caught him going to a fortune-teller so I quit.” – James Caan

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18. “Before you leave, the fortune teller reminds you that the future is never set in stone.” – Erin Morgenstern

19. “Unless you are a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy.” – Jason Fried

20. “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.” – Terry Pratchett

21. “The short fortune-teller who escaped from prison: a small medium at large.” – Ryan Ross

22. “The distance between an honest Christian mystic and a fortune-teller is sometimes less than half a whisper. Less than a pot of tea or the space between two book covers.” – Cherie Priest

23. “A secret admirer will soon send you a sign of affection..” – Unknown

24. “Once the future is foretold, that future becomes a living thing and it will fight very hard to bring itself about.” – Stephanie Garber

25. “The one you love is closer than you think..” – Unknown

26. “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.” – Walter Benjamin

27. “Newspapers have roughly the same relationship to life as fortune-tellers to metaphysics.” – Karl Kraus

28. “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.” – Richard Avedon

29. “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.” – Woody Allen

30. “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 not knowing.” – Jennifer Aniston

31. “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 Thorny 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 Thorny Path.” – Raven Grimassi

32. “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?” – Helene Hanff

33. “For all the popularity of spiritual advisers in South Korea, it still shocks to see the leaders of huge public companies relying on fortune-tellers. A shaman may advise a struggling executive to move a building’s front entrance, tapping the widespread pungsu belief that your luck depends on the direction of your house.” – Kim Young-ha

34. “My grandfather was a faith healer and medium and he always encouraged faith in the unseen. I believe in fortune tellers.” – Luke Goss

35. “Of course you want someone special to love you. A majority of the people who write to me inquire about how they can get the same thing… Unique as every letter is, the point each writer reaches is the same: I want love and I’m afraid I’ll never get it. It’s hard to answer those letters because I’m an advice columnist, not a fortune-teller. I have words instead of a crystal ball. I can’t say when you’ll get love or how you’ll find it or even promise that you will. I can only say you are worthy of it and that it’s never too much to ask for it.” – Cheryl Strayed

36. “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.” – Shaquille O’Neal

37. “Something you lost will turn up soon..” – Unknown

38. “When I was twelve, a fortune teller told me that my one true love would die young and leave me all alone.. Everyone said she was a fraud, that she was just making it up.. I’d really like to know why the hell a person would make up a thing like that.” – Tiffanic DeBartolo

39. “This was how I would die. Strangled by an attractive, seminaked woman inside a fridge with a giant tarantula in the middle of a sea of carnivorous jam. As I blacked out, all I could think of was a fortune teller I’d spoken to a few years ago, and how full of shit she’d turned out to be.” – Yahtzee Croshaw

40. “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.” – Rebecca Solnit

41. “Now to rivulets from the mountains Point the rods of fortune-tellers; Youth perpetual dwells in fountains, Not in flasks, and casks, and cellars.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

42. “Doctors are not fortune tellers, and neither am I. Having lived with disability since birth does not afford me immunity from illness.” – Stella Young

43. “When the head of the Hyundai Motor Company, Chung Mong-koo, was fighting with his younger brother Chung Mong-hun over the company’s management, he is said to have consulted a fortune-teller.” – Kim Young-ha

44. “Using a forecasting company is like going to a fortune-teller. If you believe the company and the color does not sell, who do you blame? The forecasters? No, you blame yourself.” – Tadashi Shoji

45. “I do like the idea of consequence and how our actions play themselves out, but I am completely scared of knowing what the future would be like. I would never go near a fortune teller, even though it’s probably not even real. I just don’t wanna know.” – Paul Dano

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46. 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. – Walter Benjamin

Finally, fortune teller quotes are very important to understand the lessons that life has to teach us. Fortune tellers often tell people what they want to hear so that they can continue hearing what they want to hear. There’s no way to know for sure, but if you ask a lot of fortune tellers questions than chances are you’ll eventually get an answer that is accurate.

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