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Proverbs containing the word Eggs

He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens

To enjoy one thing, you must be prepared to put up with another.

You cannot make an omelet without breaking eggs

You cannot expect to get something for nothing. You must be prepared to make sacrifices in order to gain your ends. 'We shall be much more... Read more →

Don’t teach your grandmother to suck eggs

Don't offer advice to those who are more experienced than you are. The saying is often used in the form of a retort. 'Be careful how you use... Read more →

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

'Spread the risk' is the lesson this proverb teaches. Accidents will happen, so use two baskets and thereby reduce the chance of losing all your... Read more →