Quotes of Diviner

“ I have also spoken by the prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and used similitudes, by the ministry of the prophets. ”

- Bible

“ A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country, and in his own house. ”

- Bible

“ The people who were honored in the Bible were the false prophets. It was the ones we call the prophets who were jailed and driven into the desert, and so on. ”

- Noam Chomsky

“ The words contained in it were inspired by the Holy Spirit into the minds of faithful men, called Prophets and Seers in the Old Testament; and Evangelists and Apostles in the New. ”

- Adam Clarke

“ We should never lose an occasion. Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors and prophets. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ We have become makers of our fate when we have ceased to pose as its prophets. ”

- Karl Popper

“ Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you. ”

- Bible

“ The well-adjusted make poor prophets. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Men reject their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and honor those whom they have slain. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets. ”

- Bible

“ Day of wrath that day of burning, Seer and Sibyl speak concerning, All the world to ashes turning. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean. ”

- Socrates

“ The world values the seer above all men, and has always done so. Nay, it values all men in proportion as they partake of the character of seers. You love them because you say, "These things were not made, they were seen.". ”

- John Chapman

“ Men may know many things by seeing; but no prophet can see before the event, nor what end waits for him. ”

- Sophocles

“ A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house. ”

- Bible

“ Hence it comes about that all armed prophets have been victorious, and all unarmed prophets have been destroyed. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli

“ I tell you in truth: all men are Prophets or else God does not exist. ”

- Jean Paul Sartre

“ The best of seers is he who guesses well. ”

- Euripides

“ And the prophet came to the king of Israel, and said unto him, Go, strengthen thyself, and mark, and see what thou doest: for at the return of the year the king of Syria will come up against thee. ”

- Bible

“ "Do you know what a pessimist is?" "A man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.". ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ And Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, she judged Israel at that time. ”

- Bible

“ And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, saving Naaman the Syrian. ”

- Bible

“ And by a prophet the LORD brought Israel out of Egypt, and by a prophet was he preserved. ”

- Bible

“ And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of the LORD. ”

- Bible

“ Now therefore send, and gather to me all Israel unto mount Carmel, and the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the groves four hundred, which eat at Jezebel's table. ”

- Bible

“ And when Saul enquired of the LORD, the LORD answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets. ”

- Bible

“ And he hasted, and took the ashes away from his face; and the king of Israel discerned him that he was of the prophets. ”

- Bible

“ And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth. ”

- Bible

“ He shall know that there is a prophet in Israel. ”

- Bible

“ Science reckons many prophets, but there is not even a promise of a Messiah. ”

- Thomas Huxley
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