Fortune cookies are usually a great source of entertainment, promising fame, luck, and fortune. Usually everyone gets a good laugh either from the fortune itself or by adding their own phrase like “…but at what cost?” at the end.
But sometimes, those tasty, funny-shaped cookies offer more than entertainment; sometimes they hold profound thoughts and honest advice.
1. Share peace
2. Grow where you’re planted
3. There are no shortcuts
4. Kindness is easy, yet spreads far
5. Success = hard work + perseverance + opportunity
6. You have to take care of your body
7. Part of life is helping others
8. Friendships are limitless
9. You can’t improve something you don’t first acknowledge
10. Stop making excuses and just do it
11. Enjoy life, don’t just endure it
12. Nothing is more full than a giving heart
13. Failure is part of learning
Fortune cookies may be for entertainment purposes at the end of meal, but sometimes they do say some pretty inspiring things. Next time you order take out, take those profound words to heart.