The Complete List of Star Wars: The Clone Wars Fortune Cookies


by Shamim Dana, the Skywalking Bounty Hunter 

Over the past 12 years, Star Wars: The Clone Wars has given us inspirational morals known as Fortune Cookies at the beginning of each episode (except for the last four). Here now is a complete list of 129 of these morals over the last seven seasons. Which of these do you live by? Which one will you take into your future? 

Season 1 (2008–09)

Episode 1: Ambush –  “Great leaders inspire greatness in others”

Episode 2: Rising Malevolence – “Belief is not a matter of choice, but of conviction.”

Episode 3: Shadow of Malevolence – ‘’Easy is the path to wisdom for those not blinded by themselves.”

Episode 4: Destroy Malevolence – “A plan is only as good as those who see it through.”

Episode 5: Rookies – “The best confidence builder is experience.”

Episode 6: Downfall of a Droid – “Trust in your friends, and they’ll have reason to trust in you.”

Episode 7: Duel of the Droids –  “You hold onto friends by keeping your heart a little softer than your head.”

Episode 8: Bombad Jedi – “Heroes  are made by the times.”

Episode 9: Cloak of Darkness – “Ignore your instincts at your peril.”

Episode 10: Lair of Grievous – “Most powerful is he who controls his own power.”

Episode 11: Dooku Captured – “The winding path to peace is always a worthy one, regardless of how many turns it takes.”

Episode 12: The Gungan General – “Fail with honor rather than succeed by fraud.”

Episode 13: Jedi Crash – “Greed and fear of loss are the roots that lead to the tree of evil.”

Episode 14: Defenders of Peace – “When surrounded by war, one must eventually choose a side.”

Episode 15: Trespass – “Arrogance diminishes wisdom.”

Episode 16: The Hidden Enemy – “Truth enlightens the mind, but won’t always bring happiness to your heart.”

Episode 17: Blue Shadow Virus – “Fear is a disease; hope is its only cure.”

Episode 18: Mystery of a Thousand Moons – “A single chance is a galaxy of hope.”

Episode 19: Storm Over Ryloth – “It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.”

 Episode 20: Innocents of Ryloth – “The costs of war can never be truly accounted for.”

 Episode 21: Liberty on Ryloth – Compromise is a virtue to be cultivated, not a weakness to be despised.”

Episode 22: Hostage Crisis – “A secret shared is a trust formed.”

Season 2: Rise of the Bounty Hunters (2009–10) 

Episode 23 – Season 2/Episode 1: Holocron Heist  – “A lesson learned is a lesson earned.”

Episode 24 – Season 2/Episode 2: Cargo of Doom – “Overconfidence is the most dangerous form of carelessness.”

Episode 25 – Season 2/Episode 3: Children of the Force – “The first step to correcting a mistake is patience.”

Episode 26 – Season 2/Episode 4: Senate Spy – “ A true heart should never be doubted.”

Episode 27 – Season 2/Episode 5: Landing at Point Rain – “Believe in yourself or no one else will.”

Episode 28 – Season 2/Episode 6: Weapons Factory – “No gift is more precious than trust.”

Episode  29 – Season 2/Episode 7: Legacy of Terror – “Sometimes, accepting help is harder than offering it.”

Episode 30 – Season 2/Episode 8: Brain Invaders – “Attachment is not compassion.”

Episode 31 – Season 2/Episode 9: Grievous Intrigue – “For everything you gain, you lose something else.”

Episode 32 – Season 2/Episode 10: The Deserter – “It is the quest for honor that makes one honorable.”

Episode 33 – Season 2/Episode 11: Lightsaber Lost – “ Easy isn’t always simple.”

Episode 34 – Season 2/Episode 12: The Mandalore Plot – “If you ignore the past, you jeopardize your future.”

Episode 35 – Season 2/Episode 13: Voyage of Temptation – “Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.”

Episode 36 – Season 2/Episode 14: Duchess of Mandalore – “In war, truth is the first casualty.”

Episode 37 – Season 2/Episode 15: Senate Murders – “Searching for the truth is easy. Accepting the truth is hard.”

Episode 38 – Season 2/Episode 16: Cat and Mouse – A wise  leader knows when to follow.”

Episode 39 – Season 2/Episode 17: Bounty Hunters – “Courage makes heroes, but trust builds friendship.”

Episode 40 – Season 2/Episode 18: The Zillo Beast – “Choose what is right, not what is easy.” 

Episode 41 – Season 2/Episode 19: The Zillo Beast Strikes Back – “The most dangerous beast is the beast within.”

Episode 42 – Season 2/Episode 20: Death Trap – “Who my father was matters less than my memory of him.”

Episode 43 – Season 2/Episode 21: R2 Come home – ”Adversity is a friendship’s truest test.”

Episode 44 – Season 2/Episode 22: Lethal Trackdown – “Revenge is a confession of pain.”

Season 3: Secrets Revealed (2010–11)

Episode 45 – Season 3/Episode 1: Clone Cadets – “Brothers in arms are brothers for life.”

Episode 46 – Season 3/Episode 2: ARC Troopers – “Fighting a war tests a soldier’s skills, defending his home tests a soldier’s heart.”

Episode 47 – Season 3/Episode 3: Supply Lines – “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.”

Episode 48: Season 3/Episode 4: Sphere of Influence – “A child stolen is a hope lost.”

Episode 49: Season 3/Episode 5: Corruption – “The challenge of hope is to overcome corruption.”

Episode 50: Season 3/Episode 6: The Academy – “Those who enforce the law must obey the law.”

Episode 51: Season 3/Episode 7: Assassin – “The future has many paths – choose wisely.”

Episode 52: Season 3/Episode 8: Evil Plans – “A failure in planning is a plan for failure.”

Episode 53: Season 3/Episode 9: Hunt for Ziro – “Love comes in all shapes and sizes.”

Episode 54: Season 3/Episode 10: Heroes on Both Sides – “Fear is a great motivator.”  

Episode 55: Season 3/Episode 11: Pursuit of Peace – “Truth can  strike down the spectre of fear.”

Episode 56: Season 3/Episode 12: Nightsisters – “The swiftest path to destruction is through vengeance.”

Episode 57: Season 3/Episode 13: Monster – “Evil is not  born, it is taught.”

Episode 58: Season 3/Episode 14: Witches of the Mist – “The path to evil may bring great power, but not loyalty.” 

Episode 59: Season 3/Episode 15: Overlords – “Balance is found in the one who faces his guilt.”

Episode 60: Season 3/Episode 16: Altar of Mortis – “He who surrenders hope, surrenders life.”

Episode 61: Season 3/Episode 17: Ghosts of Mortis – “He who seeks to control fate shall never find peace.”

Episode 62: Season 3/Episode 18: The Citadel – “Adaptation is the key to survival.”

Episode 63: Season 3/Episode 19: Counterattack – “Anything that can go wrong will.”

Episode 64: Season 3/Episode 20: Citadel Rescue – “Without honor, victory is hollow.”

Episode 65: Season 3/Episode 21: Padawan Lost – “Without humility, courage is a dangerous game.”

Episode 66: Season 3/Episode 22: Wookiee Hunt – “A great student is what the teacher hopes to be.”

Season 4: Battle Lines (2011–12) 

Episode 67: Season 4/Episode 1: Water War – “When destiny calls, the chosen have no choice.”

Episode 68: Season 4/Episode 2: Gungan Attack – “Only through fire is a strong sword forged.”

Episode 69: Season 4/Episode 3: Prisoners – “Crowns are inherited, kingdoms are earned.” 

Episode 70: Season 4/Episode 4: Shadow Warrior – “Who a person truly is cannot be seen with the eye.”

Episode 71: Season 4/Episode 5: Mercy Mission – ”Understanding is honoring the truth beneath the surface.”

Episode 72: Season 4/Episode 6: Nomad Droids – “Who’s the more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows him?”

Episode 73: Season 4/Episode 7: Darkness on Umbara – ”The first step toward loyalty is trust.”

Episode 74: Season 4/Episode 8: The General – “The path of ignorance is guided by fear.”

Episode 75: Season 4/Episode 9: Plan of Dissent – ”The wise man leads, the strong man follows.”

Episode 76: Season 4/Episode 10: Carnage of Krell – “Our actions define our legacy.”

Episode 77: Season 4/Episode 11: Kidnapped – “Where we are going always reflects where we came from.” 

Episode 78: Season 4/Episode 12: Slaves of the Republic – “Those who enslave others inevitably become slaves themselves.”

Episode 79: Season 4/Episode 13: Escape from Kadavo – “Great hope can come from small sacrifices.”

Episode 80: Season 4/Episode 14: A Friend in Need – “Friendship shows us who we really are.”

Episode 81: Season 4/Episode 15: Deception – “All warfare is based on deception.”

Episode 82: Season 4/Episode 16: Friends and Enemies – “Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer.”

Episode 83: Season 4/Episode 17: The Box – “The strong survive, the noble overcome.”

Episode 84: Season 4/Episode 18: Crisis on Naboo – “Trust is the greatest of gifts, but it must be earned.”

Episode 85: Season 4/Episode 19: Massacre – “One must let go of the past to hold onto the future.”

Episode 86: Season 4/Episode 20: Bounty – “Who we are never changes, who we think we are does.”

Episode 87: Season 4/Episode 21: Brothers – “A fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.”

Episode 88: Season 4/Episode 22: Revenge – “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.”

Season 5 (2012–13) 

Episode 89: Season 5/Episode 1: Revival – “Strength in character can defeat strength in numbers.”

Episode 90: Season 5/Episode 2: A War on Two Fronts – “Fear is a malleable weapon.”

Episode 91: Season 5/Episode 3: Front Runners – “To seek something is to believe in its possibility.”

Episode 92: Season 5/Episode 4: The Soft War – “Struggles often begin and end with the truth.”

Episode 93: Season 5/Episode 5: Tipping Points – “Disobedience is a demand for change.”

Episode 94: Season 5/Episode 6: The Gathering – “He who faces himself, finds himself.”

Episode 95: Season 5/Episode 7: A Test of Strength – “The young are often underestimated.”

Episode 96: Season 5/Episode 8: Bound for Rescue – “When we rescue others, we rescue ourselves.”

Episode 97: Season 5/Episode 9: A Necessary Bond – “Choose your enemies wisely, as they may be your last hope.”

Episode 98: Season 5/Episode 10: Secret Weapons – “Humility is the only defense against humiliation.”

Episode 99: Season 5/Episode 11: A Sunny Day in the Void – “When all seems hopeless, a true hero gives hope.”

Episode 100: Season 5/Episode 12: Missing in Action – “A soldier’s most powerful weapon is courage.”

Episode 101: Season 5/Episode 13: Point of No Return – “You must trust in others, or success is impossible” 

Episode 102: Season 5/Episode 14: Eminence – “One vision can have many  interpretations.”

Episode 103: Season 5/Episode 15: Shades of Reason – “Alliances can stall true intentions.”

Episode 104: Season 5/Episode 16: The Lawless – “Morality separates heroes from villains.”

Episode 105: Season 5/Episode 17: Sabotage – “Sometimes even the smallest doubt can shake the greatest belief.”

Episode 106: Season 5/Episode 18: The Jedi Who Knew Too Much – “Courage begins by trusting oneself.”

Episode 107: Season 5/Episode 19: To Catch a Jedi – “Never become desperate enough to trust the untrustworthy.”

Episode 108: Season 5/Episode 20: The Wrong Jedi  – “Never give up hope, no matter how dark things seem.”

Season 6: The Lost Missions (2014)

Episode 109: Season 6/Episode 1: The Unknown – “The truth about yourself is always the hardest to accept.”

Episode 110: Season 6/Episode 2: Conspiracy – “The wise benefit from a second opinion.“

Episode 111: Season 6/Episode 3: Fugitive – “When in doubt, go to the source.”

Episode 112: Season 6/Episode 4: Orders – “The popular belief isn’t always the correct one.”

Episode 113: Season 6/Episode 5: An Old Friend – “To love, is to trust. To trust is to believe.”

Episode 114: Season 6/Episode 6: The Rise of Clovis – “Jealousy is the path to chaos.”

Episode 115: Season 6/Episode 7: Crisis at the Heart – “Deceit is the weapon of greed.”

Episode 116: Season 6/Episode 8: The Disappeared, Part I – “Without darkness there cannot be light.”

Episode 117: Season 6/Episode 9: The Disappeared, Part II – “Wisdom is born in fools as well as wise men.” 

Episode 118: Season 6/Episode 10: The Lost One – “What is lost is often found.”

Episode 119: Season 6/Episode 11: Voices – “Madness can sometimes be the path to truth.”  

Episode 120: Season 6/Episode 12: Destiny – “Death is just the beginning.”

Episode 121: Season 6/Episode 13: Sacrifice – “Facing all that you fear will free you from yourself.”

Season 7: The Final Season (2020)

Episode 122: Season 7/Episode 1: The Bad Batch – ”Embrace others for their differences, for that makes you whole.”

Episode 123: Season 7/Episode 2: A Distant Echo – “The search for truth begins with belief.”

Episode 124: Season 7/Episode 3: On the Wings of Keeradaks – ”Survival is one step on the path to living.”

Episode 125: Season 7/Episode 4: Unfinished Business – ”Trust placed in another is trust earned.”

Episode 126: Season 7/Episode 5: Gone with a Trace – “If there is no path before you, create your own.”

Episode 127: Season 7/Episode 6: Deal No Deal – “Mistakes are valuable lessons often learned too late.

Episode 128: Season 7/Episode 7: Dangerous Debt – “Who you were does not have to define who you are.

Episode 129: Season 7/Episode 8: Together Again – ”You can change who you are, but you cannot run from yourself.”

Episode 130: Season 7/Episode 9: Old Friends Not Forgotten – No Fortune Cookie

Episode 131: Season 7/Episode 10: The Phantom Apprentice – No Fortune Cookie

Episode 132: Season 7/Episode 11: Shattered – No Fortune Cookie

Episode 133: Season 7/Episode 12: Victory and Death – No Fortune Cookie

The Clone Wars Legacy – unfinished episodes (2014)

A Death on Utapau – “One crime has to be concealed by another.”

In Search of the Crystal – “The journey is often more important than the destination.”

Crystal Crisis – “Absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

The Big Bang – “If at first you don’t succeed, destroy it.”

So, did you learn anything about yourself? Let us know @skywalkingpod

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