Butterfly Quotes

Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

I remembered one morning when I discovered a cocoon in the bark of the tree, just as the butterfly was making a hole in the case and preparing to come out. I waited a while, but it was too long appearing and I was impatient. I bent over it and breathed on it to warm […]

A butterfly lights beside us like a sunbeam And for a brief moment, its glory and beauty belong to our World. But then it flies on again And though we wish it could have stayed, We feel so lucky to have seen it.

Who breaks a butterfly on a wheel?

Each planet, each plant, each butterfly, each moth, each beetle, becomes doubly real to you when you know its name. Lucky indeed are those who from their earliest childhood have heard all these things named.