Fortune Cookie Wisdom
You grow up the first day you have your first good laugh – at yourself.
The expedient thing and the right thing are seldom the same thing.
The greatest strength is Love.
Real courage is moving forward when the outcome is uncertain.
All things come to him who goes after them.
As you slide down the banister of life, may the splinters never point your way.
Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important.
If your friend wants to learn to drive, don’t stand in the way.
A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not why ships are built.
Use your head, but live in your heart.
The attitude within is more important than the circumstances without.
The odds of hitting your target go up dramatically when you aim at it.
The most difficult lessons are those with the greatest rewards.
When it gets dark enough, you can see the stars.
Well-arranged time is the surest sign of a well-arranged mind.
Treasure your good memories and you need not worry about ending a banquet.
Love is like war easy to begin but hard to stop.
In order to capture a city, first capture the heart of the people.
Sharing little joys offers great hope to others.
The mystical is not how the world is, but that it is.
It’s always worth taking the trouble to praise people.
Trust yourself you know more than you think.
If at first you don’t succeed. Try something harder.
Self confidence is just enthusiasm at work.
Remember, after rain there’s always sunshine.
Those around you are attracted to you.
If strength were all, tiger would not fear scorpion.
Your future is whatever you make of it, so make it a good one.
It is happy talent to know how to play.
Make two grins grow where there was only a grouch before.
Man’s mind is not a container to be filled but rather a fire to be kindled.
Your love of life will carry you through any circumstance.
Fight for it. You will come out on top.
Stop searching forever, happiness is just next to you.
Good timber does not grow with ease the stronger the wind, the stronger the trees.
Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up.
You have unusual equipment for success, use it properly.
If you learn to receive, you can give easily.
The person who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
If you continually give, you will continually have.
It is better to have a hen tomorrow than an egg today.
You will always be surrounded by true friends.
Winners make their own luck.
They can because they think they can.
A purpose is the eternal condition for success.
The desire of love is to give.
The desire of lust is to get.
Honor yourself, and others will honor you, too.
We judge others by their actions we judge ourselves by intentions.
Develop an appreciation for the present moment.
Every exit is an entrance to new experiences.
Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it.
Wealth buys leisure, but not wisdom.
Happiness is not pleasure, it’s victory.
God has given you one face, and you make yourselves another.
The sure way to predict the future is to invent it.
To surrender ego, is to become infinite.
Don’t ask, don’t say. Everything lies in silence.
Today is probably a huge improvement over yesterday.
The smallest lit candle has the power to conquer the darkness.
Where your treasure is, there is your heart.
If you want people to like you, like yourself first.
Never argue with a fool.
The way to get to the top is to get off your bottom
We are made to persist. That’s how we find out who we are.
You can do everything you ought to.
Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.
Every one of your friends was once a stranger.
Character is to a man what carbon is to steel.
Our thoughts are forming the world.
Ability will enable a man to get to the top, but character will keep him from falling.
Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it.