Added by staff

Get quotes of the day


How do you feel today?    I feel ...

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.

This quote is about prediction.

Record how this quote makes you feel.

You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

A bit about Walter Benjamin ...

We don't have a biography.

These people bookmarked this quote:

Nobody has bookmarked this quote yet.

Get Quotes of the Day

Your daily dose of thought, inspiration and motivation.