Like eggs we must be hatched or go bad – C S Lewis

We must be hatched or go bad

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

What does it mean to be hatched? 

To get out of your comfort zone, to learn new things, to move from dream state to reality! It takes boldness to move forward without knowing exactly what lies ahead! It takes a lot of hard work to convert your dreams to reality! However the cost of turning your dreams to reality is nothing compared with the cost of staying in the present state and going bad – that is broke, sad, unhappy, without hope and on…

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2 thoughts on “Like eggs we must be hatched or go bad – C S Lewis”

  1. Hi Ade,
    what a great quote!
    I love C.S. Lewis’ wisdom!
    The analogy of the egg makes a lot of sense.

    Better watch out that we don’t end up in the frying pan, LoL!
    Thank you for sharing this ‘nugget’!

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