Quotation by Hannah Arendt

Men, forever tempted to lift the veil of the future—with the aid of computers or horoscopes or the intestines of sacrificial animals—have a worse record to show in these "sciences" than in almost any scientific endeavor.
Hannah Arendt (1906–1975), U.S. philosopher and political theorist; born in Germany. The Life of the Mind, vol. 2: Willing, ch. 14 (1978).
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