As a bit of whimsy, I collect fortunes from fortune cookies. Below is some of what I have encountered over the years.



Action is the proper fruit of knowledge. – DS
If absolute can be defined, then absolute is not absolute anymore. – JEC
If you’re always a pessimist, consider just how futile that attitude can be. – WJ


A friend asks only for your time and not money.

Accept your independence and use it wisely.

Adventure is worthwhile in itself.

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Be prepared for extra energy.

Demonstrate refinement in everything you do.

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

Learning is a treasure which accompanies us everywhere.

No matter what your past has been, you have a spotless future.

Sometime advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer.

The expert at anything was once a beginner.

The less one has to do, the less time one finds to do it in.

You grow up the first day you have your first good laugh – at yourself.

You may love the small ones but win the big ones.

You seek to shield those you love.

You will enjoy peace and harmony in your home.

You will learn something new every day.

You will show what you are capable of.

Your example will inspire others.

Your life is like a kaleidoscope.

Your wisdom is a treasure for all time.


A partner can help you in your efforts to get ahead.

Achieving peace of mind is a most worthwhile goal.

Adjust finances – make budgets to improve your financial standing

Be daring, try something new.

Discover the power within yourself.

Fortune smiles upon you at this time.

Give time and thought to all that you do.

Next full moon brings an enchanting evening.

Now is the time to set your sights high and “go for it.”

Pleasures await you by the seashore.

Simplicity in your lifestyle will ensure you a happy life.

Stick to things as they are, distrust novelties.

The best mirror is often a good friend.

The night life is for you.

There will always be delightful mysteries in your life.

When the flowers bloom, so will great joy in your life.

You and your spouse will be hapy in life together.

You are a charmer.

You are attracted to things with an exotic flavour.

You are a practical person with your feet on the ground.

You are a true romantic.

You are enterprising – take advantage of it.

You will enjoy a trip to Asia.

You would be wise not to seek too much from others at this time.


Invite a panda to dinner and you’ll go home hungry.

There are riches headed your way. Be sure to share with me when they arrive.

Sleep is the answer to all problems.


An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.

Avert misunderstanding by calm, poise and balance.

Happy life is just in front of you.

The time is right to make new friends.

You will be singled out for promotion.