quote by Brother Lawrence

And it is not necessary to have great things to do. I turn my little omelette in the pan for the love of God.

— Brother Lawrence

Satisfaction Omelet quotations

So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.


I raise my stein to the builder who can remove ghettos without removing people as I hail the chef who can make omelets without breaking eggs.

There can be no good character in civil government if there is none in the people. You cannot make a good omelet with bad eggs.

Omelets are not made without breaking eggs.

To make an omelet you must first break some eggs.


You can eat an omelet at midnight, at lunchtime, all day long. It's perfect for every occasion.

The way you make an omelet reveals your character.

When you make an omelet, as when you make love, affection counts for more than technique.

All creative effort - including the making of an omelet - is preceded by destruction.

I've never been a fan of personality-conflict burgers and identity-crisis omelets with patchouli oil. I function very well on a diet that consists of Chicken Catastrophe and Eggs Overwhelming and a tall, cool Janitor-in-a-Drum. I like to walk out of a restaurant with enough gas to open a Mobil station.


A clever arrangement of bad eggs will never make a good omelet.

You cannot make an omelet without breaking some balls

Stalin and Mao killed over 80 million and did not make omelets despite the broken eggs.

An egg white omelet with vegetables is one of my favorite breakfasts.

With humans it's abortion, but with chickens it's an omelet.


You know, out-of-touch liberals like Barack Obama say they want a strong economy, but in everything they do, they show they don't like business very much. But the economy, of course, is simply the product of all the businesses of the nation added together. So it's a bit like saying you like an omelet, but you don't like eggs.

Omelets are about technique. Now, different people make it different ways, but, if you're a chef in Europe, an omelet has to be cooked on the outside, with just a simmer of color, and the inside has to be soft. It should be cooked like a steak - medium rare.

Id like an omelet named after me.

As I was getting interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, or some big pub guy, all I remember was that he went off to the bathroom for a second, and they brought out my omelet. The next thing I remember, I woke up, and I was on the side of my own omelet, and there was no one at Buck's. Everyone was gone. They just let me sleep.

I have to have breakfast and breakfast has to be eggs, whether in omelet form, hard-boiled, or over-easy.


How come when it's us, it's an abortion, and when it's a chicken, it's an omelette? Are we so much better than chickens all of a sudden? When did this happen; that we passed chickens in goodness? Name six ways we're better than chickens. See, nobody can do it! You know why? 'Cause chickens are decent people.

Learn how to cook a (effing) omelet. I mean, what nicer thing can you do for somebody than make them breakfast? You look good doing it, and it's a nice thing to do for somebody you just had sex with.

I like egg white omelets with veggies, or oatmeal with almonds and fruit.

A hero without faults is like an omelet without little bits of eggshell in it.

Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography.


Changing my diet was the big thing. I had to learn correct portion control. . . . I eat an egg-white omelet for breakfast, shrimp and veggies for lunch, and chicken with asparagus for dinner.

I'd like to describe a sort of life 20 years ago as being a fried egg.

There was a yolk and a white and the white was maybe work, and the yolk was life. Today, it's more of an omelet. It's more mixed and it's more interspersed and I think that that's a more interesting state of being and for some people, they'll say well I want the crisp, fried egg approach to life.

My husband is the cook at our house. I can make dessert and salad, but I stay away from meals. He makes amazing omelets, fish, and grilled vegetables like Brussels sprouts and cauliflower.

Making capitalism out of socialism is like making eggs out of an omelet.

There is a bright spot or two for the Spaniards.

French toast has become freedom toast on the Air Force One breakfast menu, but the Spanish omelet is still a Spanish omelet.


I feel that if Jacques Pepin shows you how to make an omelet, the matter is pretty much settled. That's God talking.

My father would always tell me that creativity didn't matter at the diner.

When I was probably 14 or 15, I would put - I mean, it was a no-nonsense place - but I would try to put a sprig of parsley or orange curl on the omelets, or something like that. He'd be like "Don't do that!"

I think life's turning into an omelet and people will just have to live with that.

By far the most dangerous people in the world are optimists (those who believe that all can be made well here below). If you think all can be made well in this world, then you will go to any extreme to make it happen. There is the story of the 20th century. As Lenin said, "You can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs".