He later freed his siblings and seized the throne himself, fulfilling the prophesy.
Prophesy: How did the witch know about future world events?
If your mind fills with negative thoughts about taking the exam, you run the risk of having a self-fulfilling prophesy.
The legend continues that Cronus heard a prophesy that he would be overthrown by his son as he had overthrown Uranus.
Modern believers in the prophesy point to the current debate about climate change and global warming as proof positive that the world is indeed heading for the kinds of changes that the Mayans predicted.
Qui-Gon suspects he is the Chosen One, whose coming was revealed in a prophesy to 'bring balance to the Force'.
But it would be more than usually rash to prophesy that this exceptional popularity will endure.
No physiologist has ever claimed the power to prophesy with any approach to accuracy the future mental states of any individual from an examination of his brain.
Attempting to interpret the book of Revelation, he promised the millennium in 1672, and guaranteed miraculous assistance to those who would undertake the destruction of the Pope and the house of Austria, even venturing to prophesy that Cromwell, Gustavus Adolphus, and Rakoczy, prince of Transylvania, would perform the task.
The same may be said about that marvellous and many-sided genius, Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), who, though the son of a Swedish poet, preferred to prophesy to the world in Latin.