The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
An egg is always an adventure; the next one may be different.
It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs.
I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-Am.
Gentleness doesn't get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.
Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid.
I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
Remember, people will judge you by your actions not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold but so does a hard-boiled egg.
I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It's chicken and eggs. And I said, I gotta use that one.
A day without an argument is like an egg without salt.
You cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away.
Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.
Every director bites the hand that lays the golden egg.
That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg.
But for the time being, I've only learned one cake recipe and how to make scrambled eggs.
If you've broken the eggs, you should make the omelette.
I used to work a lot on food issues and every time somebody predicted that production would be inadequate they got egg on their face a year or two later.
It was admitted by the early rabbis that the sectarians could be as full of good works as eggs were full of meat.
Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience. A rustling in the leaves drives him away.
Do not put all your eggs in one basket.
You know how fighting fish do it? They blow bubbles and in each one of those bubbles is an egg and they float the egg up to the surface. They keep this whole heavy nest of eggs floating, and they're constantly repairing it. It's as if they live in both elements.
I've got little ankles and a bit of a belly, so it makes me look rather an egg on legs.
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