It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it... Quote by C. S. Lewis

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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

About C. S. Lewis

Nationality: British
Profession: Author
Born: 29-Nov-1898
Died: 22-Nov-1963

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