Ultimate allegiance to a symbol of openness really does open things.
-- Joseph Chilton Pearce, The Crack in the Cosmic Egg (p. 178)
Our cosmic egg is the sum total of our notions of what the world is, notions which define what reality can be for us. The crack, then, is a mode of thinking through which imagination can escape the mundane shell and create a new cosmic egg.
-- p. xiv