His own image; no longer a dark, gray bird, ugly and disagreeable to look at, but a graceful and beautiful swan. To be born in a duck's nest, in a farmyard, is of no consequence to a bird, if it is hatched from a swan's egg.
Change is the constant, the signal for rebirth, the egg of the phoenix.
As innocent as a new-laid egg.
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
My job, as I see it, has never been to laya tit's egg, but to erupt like a volcano emitting not only flame but a lot of rubbish.Grieve
It is like balancing an egg on a spoon while shooting the rapids.
Being kissed bya man who didn't wax his moustache waslike eating an egg without salt.
The 2nd of April (1891) at 9:45 a.m. Max Ernst had his first contact with the sensible world, when he came out of the egg which his mother had laid in an eagle's nest and which the bird had brooded for seven years.Max Ernst
A Royal Commission is a broody hen sitting on a china eggmichael foot
Posthumous fame, book fame, nerd fame is not like the good kind of fame. It might last for centuries and let antique egg heads torture the young from the grave, but it just doesn't pay the bills.laura penny
An unhatched egg is to me the greatest challenge in life.
We are no longer the same, you wiser but not sadder, and I sadder but not wiser, for wiser I could hardly become without grave personal inconvenience, whereas sorrow is a thing you can keep adding to all your life long, is it not, like a stamp or an egg collection, without feeling very much the worse for it, is it not.Samuel Beckett
My veins are filled, once a week with a Neapolitan carpet cleaner distilled from the Adriatic and I am as bald as an egg. However I still get around and am mean to cats.john cheever
A writer arrived at the monastery to write a book about the Master. "People say you are a genius . Are you?" he asked. "You might say so." said the Master, none too modestly. "And what makes one a genius?" "The ability to recognize." "Recognize what?" "The butterfly in a caterpillar: the eagle in an egg; the saint in a selfish human being."anthony de mello
The student of development finds, not only that the chick commences its existence as an egg, primarily identical, in all essential respects, with that of the Dog, but that the yelk of this egg undergoes division that the primitive groove arises, and that the contiguous parts of the germ are fashioned, by precisely similar methods into a young chick, which, at one stage of its existence, is so like the nascent Dog, that ordinary inspection would hardly distinguish the two. The history of the development of any other vertebrate animal, Lizard, Snake, Frog, or Fish, tells the same story.thomas henry huxley
The yellowfly is almost too small to see, but if you leave its egg in your skin, you will lose an arm or leg before it hatches - if it does not kill you.robert jordan
My policies are based not on some economics theory, but on things I and millions like me were brought up with: an honest day's work for an honest day's pay; live within your means; put by a nest egg for a rainy day; pay your bills on time; support the police.margaret thatcher
Rahel could see it coursing through his veins, as clearly as an egg travelling down an ostrich's neck.Arundhati Roy
Thy head is as full of quarrels as an egg is full of meat.william shakespeare
There is not more difference betwixt a grant and feoffment, than betwixt one egg and another.
Puritanism, believing itself quick with the seed of religious liberty, laid, without knowing it, the egg of democracy.james russell lowell
A hen is only an egg 's way of making another egg.
"I'm youth, I'm joy," Peter answered at a venture, "I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.”j. m. barrie