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საინტერესო სიტყვები და გამონათქვამები – You can’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs

“You can’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.”

What does it mean?

When you try to do something great, you’ll probably make a few people annoyed or angry. Don’t worry about those people; just focus on the good results.

Where does it come from?

This saying was said by François de Charette. He was one of the leaders of a Royalist counter-revolt in the Vendée region of France during the French Revolution. The War in the Vendée, as it’s now known, lasted several years and resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands. In March of 1796, Charette was captured by republican forces and put on trial, during which, according to Walker’s account:

It was remarked to him that he had caused the death of a great many persons. Yes, he replied, omelets are not made without breaking eggs.”


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