Butterflies are beautiful creatures. Steer through this piece for some quotes on these winged wonders.

Butterfly Quotes

The butterfly is a symbol of transformation, revivification and commemoration. When you see the fascinating colours of a butterfly, you just can’t help but stand and admire it. The bright colours of this winged insect has inspired artists and nature enthusiasts of all genres to paint, photograph, draw and capture its vibrant hues since ages. A butterfly’s journey from being a ravening caterpillar into a full-grown bewitching creature makes us wonder about the mysteries of life. This stage of development in a butterfly has forced even staunch atheists to rethink on his or her theories and has strengthened the beliefs of the theist. The self-effacing butterfly as a personification of the natural wonders has also inspired writers and thinkers to pen down quotes and adages. Mentioned below are some quotations on butterflies that will force you to step out and be one with nature. Read on to acquaint yourself with a few.

Quotes About Butterfly
  • The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. - Rabindranath Tagore
  • May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sun And find your shoulder to light on, To bring you luck, happiness and riches Today, tomorrow and beyond. - Irish Blessing
  • Butterflies are self propelled flowers. - R.H. Heinlein
  • The caterpillar does all the work but the butterfly gets all the publicity. - Attributed to George Carlin
  • What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. - Richard Bach
  • But these are flowers that fly and all but sing: And now from having ridden out desire They lie closed over in the wind and cling Where wheels have freshly sliced the April mire. - Robert Frost, "Blue-Butterfly Day"
  • I saw a poet chase a butterfly in a meadow. He put his net on a bench where a boy sat reading a book. It's a misfortune that it is usually the other way round. - Karl Kraus
  • Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine. - Jeffrey Glassberg
  • I would like to think that the singer is the butterfly, and the drummer was just the little grub in the ground, working to become a caterpillar. Robert Wyatt
  • Everyone is like a butterfly; they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves. - Drew Barrymore
  • Know thyself! A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever observes himself arrests his own development. A caterpillar who wanted to know itself well would never become a butterfly. - Andre Gide
  • Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man. - Chuang Tzu
  • In nature a repulsive caterpillar turns into a lovely butterfly. But with humans it is the other way around: a lovely butterfly turns into a repulsive caterpillar. - Anton Chekhov
  • Is it sin, which makes the worm a chrysalis, and the chrysalis a butterfly, and the butterfly dust? - Max Muller
  • Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works. - Alma Gluck
  • Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments on the wing like mysterious butterflies, fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men. - Giorgio de Chirico
  • I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo. - Samuel Beckett
  • Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man. - Vladimir Nabokov
  • Musical ideas sprang to my mind like a flight of butterflies, and all I had to do was to stretch out my hand to catch them. - Charles Gounod
  • Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold. - William Moulton Marston
  • Adding wings to caterpillars does not create butterflies, it creates awkward and dysfunctional caterpillars. Butterflies are created through transformation. - Stephanie Marshall

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