Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.
When evening came, many who were demon-possessed were brought to him, and he drove out the spirits with a word and healed all the sick.
Matthew 8:16 (New International Version)
What do you call a psychic midget who just escaped from jail?
A small medium at large!
I will set my face against the person who turns to mediums and spiritists to prostitute himself by following them, and I will cut him off from his people.
Leviticus 20:6 (New International Version)
Here's something to think about: How come you never see a headline like 'Psychic Wins Lottery'?
You give my regards to St. Peter, or whoever has his job, but in Hell.
Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, and Jed Whedon
Furthermore, Josiah got rid of the mediums and spiritists, the household gods, the idols and all the other detestable things seen in Judah and Jerusalem. This he did to fulfill the requirements of the law written in the book that Hilkiah the priest had discovered in the temple of the LORD.
2 Kings 23:24 (New International Version)
A superstition is a premature explanation that overstays its time.
He sacrificed his own son in the fire, practiced sorcery and divination, and consulted mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the eyes of the LORD, provoking him to anger.
2 Kings 21:6 (New International Version)
I've gone into hundreds of [fortune-teller's parlors], and have been told thousands of things, but nobody ever told me I was a policewoman getting ready to arrest her.
New York City detective
There are more fools in the world than there are people.
God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the citizens of Shechem, who acted treacherously against Abimelech.
Judges 9:23 (New International Version)
Anyone who can handle a needle convincingly can make us see a thread which is not there.
E. H. Gombrich
This pope was born on the 16th of April, making him an Aries, compatible with both Sagittarius and Leo. But, of course, Jesus was famously a Capricorn, meaning that this pope is incompatible with Jesus. Not my findings, the findings of science. Don't get angry with me, Catholics. Go get angry with Galileo. Oh, you already did.
Let no one be found among you who sacrifices his son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead.
Deuteronomy 18:10-11 (New International Version)
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Do not turn to mediums or seek out spiritists, for you will be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.
Leviticus 19:31 (New International Version)
Everything you can imagine is real.
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money.
A man or woman who is a medium or spiritist among you must be put to death. You are to stone them; their blood will be on their own heads.
Leviticus 20:27 (New International Version)
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Byrnes
Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
There are so many people in this city, so much happening, that it's impossible to tell if your apartment is haunted. Think about that, that's true. 'Cause you can hear anything, at any hour -- there's always something to blame it on.
Pete Holmes, "I love New York"
When men tell you to consult mediums and spiritists, who whisper and mutter, should not a people inquire of their God? Why consult the dead on behalf of the living?
Isaiah 8:19 (New International Version)
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
Andrew W. Mathis
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