Here are some butterfly quotes that
I think are beautiful.
Please read them and see what you think!
"If nothing in the world ever changed,
there wouldn't be butterflies."
"Nature's message was always there
and for us to see.
It was written on the wings of butterflies."
~~ Kjell B. Sandved
"This great purple butterfly,
In the prison of my hands,
Has a learning in his eye
Not a poor fool understands."
AN IRISH BLESSING
"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."
"Love is like a butterfly, It can fly away."
"We are as the wings of a butterfly, bound
together with the love of God."
The faith of a caterpillar
That never questions "why".
What a homely worm
Becomes a butterfly."
~~Mildred N. Hoyer
"Love is like a butterfly: if you
hold it too close you can kill it,
but if you don't hold it close enough,
it can fly away."
"To make a wish come true,
whisper it to a Butterfly.
Upon these wings it will be taken to
heaven and granted, for they are the
messengers of the Great Spirit."
~~Native American Legend
"The butterfly counts not months,
but moments, and yet has time enough."
"When a small child...I thought that
success spelled happiness. I was wrong.
Happiness is like a butterfly which appears
and delights us for one brief moment, but
soon flits away."
"There is nothing in a caterpillar
that tells you it's going to be a butterfly."
"How soft indeed the song of
"You can chase a butterfly all
over the field and never catch it. But if
you sit quietly in the grass, it will come
and sit on your shoulder."
"We are like butterflies who flutter
for a day and think it's forever."
"Happiness can be as elusive as a
fluttering butterfly, But as easily
attainable as a crawling caterpillar
Put aside the net and let it happen."
~~Brian G. Jett
"Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued,
is always just beyond your grasp, but which,
if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you."
"What the caterpillar calls the end of the world,
the Master calls a butterfly."
"Just when the caterpillar thought the world was
over, it turned into a butterfly."
"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"One must have sunshine, freedom,
and a little flower."
~~Hans Christian Anderson
"I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free."
"Never touch a butterfly's wing with your finger."
"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."
"They seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if
they had surprised a butterfly in the winter woods."
"Love is like a butterfly,
it goes where it pleases
and it pleases wherever it goes."
"How does one become a butterfly?" she asked pensively.
"You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give
up being a caterpillar."
"Flowers and butterflies drift in colour:
"Butterflies are not insects.
They are self propelled flowers."
~~Robert A. Heinlein
"Butterflies...flowers that fly and all but sing."
"Surely it is better, when summer is over
To die when all fair things are fading away.
I'd be a Butterfly."
~~Thomas Haynes Bayly
"A good book is as marvelous as a butterfly in flight."
"Even in silence beauty is
eloquent beyond the power of words."
"For beauty being the best of all we
know sums up the unsearchable and secret
aims of nature."
"There is as much to be discovered
and to astonish in magnifying an insect
as a star."