Quotes of Cocoon

“ So in all these little ways we spin a web, a cocoon, around ourselves. The cocoon becomes nice and snug and comfortable because it is very familiar. We know every little corner of our life; we can even write poetry about it. We may also have ideas about the "great mystery" which religions speak of, which gives our cocoon an especial sense of security: we can worship the great mystery outside of it and feel good about that… ”

- Jeremy W. Hayward

“ Man may be considered as a superior species of animal who produces philosophies and poems in about the same way a silkworm produces their cocoons and bees their hives. ”

- Hippolyte Taine

“ The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ Your idea of bliss is to wake up on a Monday morning knowing you haven't a single engagement for the entire week. You are cradled in a white paper cocoon tied up with typewriter ribbon. ”

- Edna Ferber

“ A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention. ”

- Aldous Huxley
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