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Egg Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Egg

Please enjoy these Egg Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

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The key to everything is patience.
You get the chicken by hatching the egg,
not by smashing it open.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
- Samuel Butler

Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
- Guy de Maupassant

 

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.
- C. S. Lewis

Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate
in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've
had to deal with in politics.
- Ann Richards

I don't have any blindness when it comes to my money.
As an actor, you can get distracted by your work.
I do keep an eye on my nest egg, if you will.
- Judd Nelson

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His life was one long extravaganza, like living inside a Faberge egg.
- John Lahr

Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.
- William Cowper

She looks like she combs her hair with an egg beater.
- Hedda Hopper

For each chromosome contributed by the sperm there
is a corresponding chromosome contributed by the egg,
there are two chromosomes of each kind,
which together constitute a pair.
- Thomas Hunt Morgan

What is my loftiest ambition? I've always wanted to
throw an egg at an electric fan.
- Oliver Herford

It's like the brooding hen sitting over a china egg.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

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.
- Susan George

Being born in a duck yard does not matter,
if only you are hatched from a swan's egg.
- Hans Christian Anderson

If I have to lay an egg for my country,
I'll do it.
- Bob Hope

The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.
- Pamela Hansford Johnson

I walked out of the Chinese restaurant with a fat check,
a record deal, and a box of shrimp egg foo yung!
- Solomon Burke

I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
- James M. Barrie

Younger workers should have more freedom to build their retirement nest egg.
- Gresham Barrett

The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
- Alexander Pope

I only eat fish - no chicken, no turkey,
just fish.
I get all my protein from fish and egg whites.
- Jack LaLanne

Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience.
A rustling in the leaves drives him away.
- Walter Benjamin

Early on, they were timing my contract with an egg timer.
- Conan O'Brien

A day without an argument is like an egg without salt.
- Angela Carter

When sperm and egg unite, something goes from inanimate to animate.
It is life.
- Mitt Romney

I've got little ankles and a bit of a belly,
so it makes me look rather an egg on legs.
- Johnny Vegas

The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell.
- Zora Neale Hurston

That's the trouble with directors.
Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Every director bites the hand that lays the golden egg.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Probably one of the most private things in the world
is an egg until it is broken.
- M. F. K. Fisher

The goose lays the golden egg.
Payrolls make consumers.
- George Humphrey

Football is a fertility festival.
Eleven sperm trying to get into the egg.
I feel sorry for the goalkeeper.
- Bjork

I bet you think an egg is something you casually order
for breakfast when you can't think of anything else.
Well, so did I once, but that was before the egg and I. - Claudette Colbert

A Royal Commission is a broody hen sitting on a china egg.
- Michael Foot

I was in Yorkshire.
We were a family of five and I used to be sent sometimes
to get the rations for the week and I was easily able to carry them back.
It was like one egg and a tiny bit of tea.
- Judi Dench

That's the thing with sci-fi and action roles.
You have to play the danger as real.
If you don't, you end up with egg on your face.
You have to commit.
You can't think about how stupid it might look without the special effects.
- Victoria Pratt

Upon the union of the male germ cell with the female egg cell,
a new cell is created which almost immediately splits into two parts.
One of these grows rapidly, creating the human body
of the individual with all its organs,
and dies only with the individual.
- Christian Lous Lange

It is a well-documented fact that guys will not ask for directions.
This is a biological thing.
This is why it takes several million sperm cells...
to locate a female egg, despite the fact that the egg is,
relative to them, the size of Wisconsin.
- Dave Barry

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.
- Audre Lorde

There is a real opportunity right now as parents and
grandparents to come up with a plan that leaves our
kids with something better than we have;
that is,
an opportunity to own, build, and grow a nest egg of their own.
- Norm Coleman

When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form,
a clear volume, through successive eliminations,
you arrive inevitably at the egg.
Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse,
one finishes with the portrait.
- Pablo Picasso

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.
- James Allen

There are two kinds of cloning right now.
One is therapeutic cloning which is for coming up with
cures for life threatening,
really, really awful diseases.
Then there is reproductive cloning, which is to make
a human being out of your DNA and a donor egg.
- Mary Tyler Moore

The egg of every species of animal or plant carries
a definite number of bodies called chromosomes.
The sperm carries the same number.
Consequently, when the sperm unites with the egg,
the fertilized egg will contain the double number of chromosomes.
- Thomas Hunt Morgan

The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one
basket and then watch that basket.
- Andrew Carnegie

Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back in the shell.
- Cass Canfield

As I have discovered by examining my past,
I started out as a child.
Coincidentally, so did my brother.
My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket,
so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell,
who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest."
- Bill Cosby

It was admitted by the early rabbis that the sectarians
could be as full of good works as eggs were full of meat.
- Lionel Blue

I myself prefer my New Zealand eggs for breakfast.
- Elizabeth II

I told her I wanted a plastic surgeon to sew me up,
and I wanted her to freeze my ovaries,
so I could harvest the eggs and have a biological child through a surrogate.
- Fran Drescher

The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already.
- Charles Spurgeon

Green Eggs and Ham was the story of my life.
I wouldn't eat a thing when I was a kid,
but Dr. Seuss inspired me to try cauliflower!
- Jim Carrey

I need to know the price of a gallon of milk and a dozen eggs.
I need to know right now.
- Lamar Alexander

If you've broken the eggs, you should make the omelette.
- Anthony Eden

It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs.
- Margaret Thatcher

I go on working for the same reason that a hen goes on laying eggs.
- H. L. Mencken

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds,
in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
Thrush's eggs look little low heavens,
and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear,
it strikes like lightning to hear him sing.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

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.
- Paul Simon

There are very few men of genius in advertising agencies.
But we need all we can find.
Almost without exception they are disagreeable.
Don't destroy them.
They lay golden eggs.
- David Ogilvy

But for the time being, I've only learned one cake
recipe and how to make scrambled eggs.
- Eva Herzigova

Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital.
The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.
- Andrew Carnegie

I mean if you put all of your eggs in one basket,
boy, and that thing blows up you've got a real problem.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

Gentleness doesn't get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.
- Coco Chanel

My dear Excellency!
I have not gone to war to collect cheese and eggs,
but for another purpose.
- Manfred von Richthofen

My career is pretty much over.
I'm out in the Valley eating soft-boiled eggs.
- Tim Conway

No, she did not have a history of twins,
and we had discussed all of this before she got pregnant.
What if all three, what if two eggs,
what if one -
you discuss every scenario.
- Cheryl Tiegs

I feel like I'm walking on eggs and can't take another step.
- Bill Buckner

In my own life, I decided to leave meat off my plate in medical school,
but was a bit slow to realise that dairy products and
eggs are not health foods either.
- Neal Barnard

The sun would come up over the ocean,
and we'd be eating scrambled eggs before we shot some stuff.
It was a vacation in the sense that it was the best working conditions.
- Marguerite Moreau

I've met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time,
but you're twenty minutes.
- Billy Wilder


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