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700 Most Beautiful Butterfly Quotes And Instagram Captions

1. ”Although the butterfly and the caterpillar are completely different, they are one and the same.” – Kendrick Lamar


2. “You’ve gotta be a caterpillar before you are a butterfly. Problem is, most people aren’t willing to be a caterpillar.”


3. “Butterflies…Flowers that fly and all but sing.”


4. “Is it sin, which makes the worm a chrysalis, and the chrysalis a butterfly, and the butterfly dust?” – Max Muller


5. “When you find yourself cocooned in isolation and you cannot find your way out of darkness… Remember, this is similar to the place where caterpillars go to grow their wings.” – Necole Stephens


6. “Failure is like a caterpillar before it becomes a butterfly.” — Peta Kelly


7. “Metamorphosis has always been the greatest symbol of change for poets and artists. Imagine that you could be a caterpillar one moment and a butterfly the next.” – Louie Schwartzberg


8. “I wish I could see butterflies burst from cocoons without tempering my amazement. Knowing all beauty eventually dies.” – Justin Wetch


9. “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.”


10. “Children are caterpillars and adults are butterflies. No butterfly ever remembers what it felt like being a caterpillar.”― Cornelia Funke


11. ”I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.” – Charles Dickens


12. “A butterfly says, “The caterpillar-me is history, my metamorphosis, a mystery, and today… today is a present, my struggle gifted me.” – Manali Oak


13. “You give me butterflies, you make me feel me feel like I can. You got my head in the clouds and I dont wanna come down.”


14. Moths and butterflies, Butterfly, Monarch butterfly, Cynthia (subgenus), Insect, Viceroy (butterfly), Pollinator, Brush-footed butterfly, Invertebrate, Wildflower,


15. “The butterflies…What an educated sense of beauty they have. They seem only an ornament to society, and yet, if they were gone, how substantial would be their loss.” – Phil Robinson


16. “We crush the caterpillars then complain there are no butterflies.”


17. “A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” — Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass


18. “The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.”- Richard Bach


19. “When I was 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.” — Anna Pavlova


20. “Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.” – Vladimir Nabokov


21. A girl should be like a butterfly. Pretty to see, hard to catch.


22. “We will…laugh at gilded butterflies.”


23. “This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it, but man will never on his heap of mud keep still.” – Joseph Conrad


24. “When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.” — Dean Jackson


25. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” —Richard Bach


26. “Like a butterfly stuck in a chrysalis, waiting for the perfect moment, I was waiting for the day I could burst forth and fly away and find my home.”― Emme Rollins


27. “Kill not the moth nor butterfly, For the Last Judgement draweth nigh.” — William Blake


28. “Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.” – Drew Barrymore


29. Some think love can be measured by the amount of butterflies in their tummy. Others think love can be measured in bunches of flowers, or by using the words ‘for ever.' But love can only truly be measured by actions. It can be a small thing, such as peeling an orange for a person you love because you know they don't like doing it.” — Marian Keyes


30. “We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.” – LeeAnn Taylor


31. “Go on, hitch a ride on the back of a butterfly. There’s no better way to fly.” — Train, “Get To Me”


32. “As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people.” — Joseph B. Wirthlin


33. “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.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne


34. “There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.”


35. “When a caterpillar bursts from its cocoon and discovers it has wings, it does not sit idly, hoping to one day turn back. It flies.”


36. “If the butterfly wings its way to the sweet light that attracts it, it’s only because it doesn’t know that the fire can consume it.” — Deborah Harkness


37. “One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” – Helen Keller


38. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”


39. “Like a butterfly stuck in a chrysalis, waiting for the perfect moment, I was waiting for the day I could burst forth and fly away and find my home.” — Emme Rollins


40. ​”Butterflies are a breath of beauty fluttering by, they are mystery chronicled upon wing, they bring forth the grace and wonder of this world to our eyes everyday.” – ​K. D’Angelo


41. “It’s okay to be a caterpillar. Caterpillars have a specific purpose, but the destiny of a caterpillar is always to become a butterfly.” – Charlene Dior


42. “Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she began to fly.”


43. “Today is the perfect day for you to be like a butterfly and fly high in the sky without worrying about anything.”


44. ”And when all the wars are over, a butterfly will still be beautiful.” – Ruskin Bond


45. “When a caterpillar bursts from its cocoon and discovers it has wings, it does not sit idly, hoping to one day turn back. It flies.” — Kelseyleigh Reber


46. “Butterflies have long represented spirituality and potent symbols of transformation and the soul.” — Elizabeth Murray


47. “It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly's wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world.” — Unknown


48. “‘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.’” – Trina Paulus


49. “It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly’s wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world.” – Unknown


50. “We crush the caterpillars then complain there are no butterflies.” – Unknown


51. “He was comparing you to the butterflies that you both adore and cherish, and he said you were special for the same reasons: you were rare, exotic and entirely you. He said you’re beautiful exactly the way are now.” ― Cecelia Ahern


52. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” – Richard Bach


53. “Beautiful and graceful, butterflies lift our spirits with their loveliness and lyric flight.” — Gloria B. Schlaepfer


54. “It was the bumble bee and the butterfly who survived, not the dinosaur.” — Meridel Le Sueur


55. “I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?” – Chuang Tzu


56. “If nothing ever changed, there would be no such things as butterflies.” — Wendy Mass, “The Candymakers”


57. “And to me also, who appreciate life, the butterflies, and soap-bubbles, and whatever is like them amongst us, seem most to enjoy happiness.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche


58. “The butterfly is a flying flower, the flower a tethered butterfly.” – Ponce Denis Ecouchard Lebru


59. Sending this lucky butterfly to shower you with love, luck & blessings.


60. “The key was making sure that anyone you allowed to walk beside you didn't get to decide which you were, and pin you down a like a butterfly in a case. The key was to know that you could always somehow find a way to reinvent yourself again.” — Jojo Moyes, Still Me


61. “Life is a butterfly, but you must fly with the wings you have, not the wings you wish to have.” – Viking Proverb


62. “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.” – John Keats


63. “You put butterflies back into my soul and painted their wings with passion and poetry.” – Melody Lee


64. “The butterfly is a flying flower, the flower a tethered butterfly.” – Ecouchard Le Brun


65. “Butterfly upon my hand, A voice of wonder within my mind, not my own but the butterfly’s.” ― Jazz Feylynn


66. They remind us what a gift it is to be alive.


67. “Failure is like a caterpillar before it becomes a butterfly.” — Peta Kelly, Earth is Hiring


68. “To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree—after a year and a thousand miles.” — Jonathan Lockwood Huie


69. “Go on, hitch a ride on the back of a butterfly. There’s no better way to fly.” – Patrick Monahan


70. “Bright colours in the west, giant butterflies dancing as night crept like a cripple toward the east.”


71. “When I was a girl, I would look out my bedroom window at the caterpillars; I envied them so much. No matter what they were before, no matter what happened to them, they could just hide away and turn into these beautiful creatures that could fly away completely untouched.” — Carin


72. ”Love is like a butterfly, a rare and gentle thing.” – Dolly Parton


73. “All natural birth has a purpose and a plan; who would think of tearing open the chrysalis as the butterfly is emerging?


74. “For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!”


75. “Nature’s message was always there and for us to see. It was written on the wings of butterflies.” – Kjell B. Sandved


76. “Float like a butterfly. sting like a bee.”– Muhammad Ali


77. “Questions lead to further questions, and inquiry breeds insight. Gathering expertise brings both confidence and consolation. E. O. Wilson wrote: "You start by loving a subject. Birds, probability theory, stars, differential equations, storm fronts, sign language, swallowtail butterflies....The subject will be your lodestar and give sanctuary in the shifting mental universe.”


78. “Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.” — Henry David Thoreau


79. “Some think love can be measured by the amount of butterflies in their tummy. Others think love can be measured in bunches of flowers, or by using the words ‘for ever.' But love can only truly be measured by actions. It can be a small thing, such as peeling an orange for a person you love because you know they don't like doing it.”


80. “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


81. “If you smile when you see a butterfly, you have happiness in your soul.” – Diana Cooper


82. “Not for a moment, beautiful aged Walt Whitman, have I failed to see your beard full of butterflies.” -Federico Garcia Lorca


83. colorful butterfly art says enjoy every moment.


84. “Love is like a butterfly: difficult to catch, easy to let go.”


85. “And when all of the wars are over, a butterfly will nonetheless be stunning.” – Ruskin Bond


86. “When I was just a cute little caterpillar, you loved me. So I became a butterfly so you would never leave.” — Crystal Woods


87. “Butterflies are nature’s angels. They remind us what a gift it is to be alive.” – Robyn Nola


88. Perhaps the butterfly is proof that you can go through a great deal of darkness yet become something beautiful again.


89. “A withered maple leaf has left its branch and is falling to the ground; its movements resemble those of a butterfly in flight.” – Ivan Turgenev


90. “I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.” – Charles Dickens


91. “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.” – Zhuangzi


92. “Children are caterpillars and adults are butterflies. No butterfly ever remembers what it felt like being a caterpillar.” ― Cornelia Funke, “The Thief Lord”


93. “A butterfly always reminds that there is always beauty at the end of all the pain.”– Unknown


94. “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”


95. You do not just wake up and become the butterfly. Growth is a process


96. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly. Richard Bach


97. “A butterfly is a miracle, a divine creation that fleets, propelling the caterpillar within, an array of predators it cheats.” — Unknown


98. "That feeling you get in your stomach when your heart’s broken. It’s like all the butterflies just died.” – Unknown


99. “You do not just wake up and become the butterfly—growth is a process.” —Rupi Kaur


100. “Someday, I will be a beautiful butterfly, and then everything will be better." – Heimlich, A Bug's Life


101. “Remember the days when we used to chase butterflies and climb trees as kids? Thank you for making my childhood so memorable, my sweet brother. Happy birthday!”


102. “Running is in my blood – the adrenaline flows before the races, the love/hate of butterflies in your stomach.” ~ Marcus O’Sullivan


103. “Awaken to the universes simple gift of the butterfly.” – K. D’Angelo


104. “Someday, I will be a beautiful butterfly, and then everything will be better.” – Heimlich, A Bug’s Life


105. “Life is difficult. Relax, have some fun along the way, and enjoy each step of the journey.”


106. “I am a believer of the butterfly effect. A small positive vibration can change the entire cosmos.” ― Amit Ray


107. “Butterflies are like angel's kisses sent from heaven.” — Malia Kirk


108. “Open your heart and mind like the wings of a butterfly. See then how high you CAN fly.” – Zeenat Aman


109. “Failure is like a caterpillar before it becomes a butterfly.” – Peta Kelly


110. “Doing voiceovers is so great because even though many people would think it’s just your voice, you really do use all your physicality. I’ve done everything from playing a butterfly to Alice in Wonderland when she’s 10 feet tall, so it allows you to be an actor and build new characters.” – Ashley Bell


111. A caterpillar is the perfect illustration for growth and change. We never stop to think about the caterpillar. They only live to become something else. When the butterfly is born, the caterpillar has died. The cocoon serves as a tomb of sorts in a morbid and beautiful way.


112. “When the spirit of nature touches us, our hearts turn into a butterfly!” — Mehmet Murat Ildan


113. “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


114. “They seemed to suddenly come upon happiness as if they had surprised a butterfly in a winter wood.” – Edith Wharton


115. ”A great beginning is sometimes at the point of what you thought would be the end of everything.” – Dodinsky


116. “The fluttering of a butterfly’s wings can effect climate changes on the other side of the planet.” – Paul Erlich


117. “The butterfly can only become beautiful if the caterpillar stays brave.”


118. “Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.” — Vladimir Nabokov


119. “Butterflies. Flowers that fly and all but sing.” – Robert Frost


120. “Every second of your life… you are growing into a new you.” – Dr. Robert Holden


121. “The butterfly does not look back upon its caterpillar self, either fondly or wistfully; it simply flies on.” — Guillermo del Toro


122. “Running is in my blood—the adrenaline flows before the races, the love/hate of butterflies in your stomach.”—Marcus O’Sullivan


123. ”Death consists, indeed, in a repeated process of unrobing, or unsheathing. The immortal part of man shakes off from itself, one after the other, its outer casings, and – as the snake from its skin, the butterfly from its chrysalis – emerges from one after another, passing into a higher state of consciousness.” – Annie Besant


124. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.”


125. ”You’ve got to be like a butterfly and have a metamorphosis.” – Mike Markkula


126. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, she became a butterfly.” – Barbara Haines Howett


127. “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


128. “Butterflies are nature’s tragic heroes. They live most of their lives being completely ordinary. And then, one day, the unexpected happens. They burst from their cocoons in a blaze of colors and become utterly extraordinary. It is the shortest phase of their lives, but it holds the greatest importance. It shows us how empowering change can be.” ― Kelseyleigh Reber


129. “A butterfly symbolized acceptance of every new part in life. To maintain religion as every thing round you modified.” – Lisa Kleypas


130. “Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar.” — Bradley Miller


131. “A light rain touches my cheek like an angel’s butterfly kisses.” – Amanda Mosher


132. “Butterflies love to be out in the sunshine, just like people. You can look for them on warm, bright sunny days.” – John Woodward


133. “A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” – Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass


134. “How does one become a butterfly? You have to want to learn to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.”


135. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” ~Zen proverb


136. “A butterfly is not afraid of change.” – Morihei Ueshiba, The Art of Peace


137. “Men pass in front of our eyes like butterflies, creatures of a brief season.” -Philip Pullman


138. “The uglier the caterpillar the lovelier the butterfly.” — Matshona Dhliwayo


139. “Chaplin had not merely impressed but formed him. Showed him how any gesture—a kiss, playing with some bread rolls—can be freed from the mundane, imbued with magic. Charlie Chaplin was always turning caterpillars into butterflies. He had used comedy to reveal, and not flee, the truth of the human predicament. He’d roller-skated blindfolded over the void, like a planet circling a black hole. He filmed a factory worker sucked into a machine, fed through its cogs and gears, assailing an age that turns people into things. And Charlie Chaplin had battled the bleak world with—what? Not a knife, not a gun. A cane. Gentle, gestural, the baton of a maestro. Chaplin’s cane, with no disrespect to Hockney, Picasso, or Basquiat, was, in this moment, what Jim Carrey most wanted to save.”


140. “A caterpillar, after its deep slumber, 'wakes up to reality' to realize, that truth is not always bitter after all!” — Manali Oak


141. “If the butterfly wings its way to the sweet light that attracts it, it’s only becasue it doesn’t know that the fire can consume it.”― Giordano Bruno


142. “A butterfly always reminds us that there is always beauty at the end of all the pain.”


143. 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.


144. “The butterflies… What an educated sense of beauty they have. They seem only an ornament to society, and yet, if they were gone, how substantial would be their loss.” – Phil Robinson


145. “To be wise, a butterfly must ascend into the big blue sky of life upon humble wings. This is the wonderful world of Butterfly Love.” — Ed Delgado


146. “‘Just living is not enough,’ said the butterfly. ‘One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.’” – Hans Christian Anderson


147. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.


148. “God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He’s working on you, too.” — Rick Warren


149. “Everyone is like a butterfly. They start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful, graceful butterflies that everyone loves.”


150. “Someday, I will be a beautiful butterfly, and then everything will be better.” – Unknown


151. “She said it was because one day I was going to have to go through a metamorphosis like a caterpillar transforming into a butterfly and that scared me, so butterflies scared me.” – Gayle Forman


152. Tagore measures time like butterflies.


153. “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.”


154. “Beautiful and graceful, butterflies lift our spirits with their loveliness and lyric flight.” – Gloria B. Schlaepfer


155. “Just like the butterfly, I too will awaken in my own time.” — Deborah Chaskin


156. Just when the caterpillar thinks that it is all grown up, it becomes a butterfly. Happy birthday, butterfly.


157. “I welcome all butterflies into my heart because that feeling is a constant reminder of how alive and full of love I truly am.” – Karen A. Baquiran


158. “Adding wings to caterpillars does not create butterflies, it creates awkward and dysfunctional caterpillars. Butterflies are created through transformation” – Stephanie Marshal


159. “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” — Rabindranath Tagore


160. “I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?” – Zhuangzi


161. “Butterflies are self propelled flowers.” – R.H. Heinlein


162. “Like a butterfly stuck in a chrysalis, waiting for the perfect moment, I was waiting for the day I could burst forth and fly away and find my home.” – Emme Rollins


163. “Story is a butterfly whose wings transport us to another world where we receive gifts that change who we are and who we want to be.” – Harley King


164. “His Nana’s prayers were moving toward his mother like little butterflies of thoughts wrapped in the most beautiful colors. Each prayer looked like a mini-rainbow.” ― H. L. Balcomb


165. “Some things, when they change, never do return to the way they once were. Butterflies for instance, and women who’ve been in love with the wrong man too often.” – Alice Hoffman


166. “Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen


167. ‘The butterflies he gave me turned into little feet.’


168. “Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” –Nathaniel Hawthorne


169. “It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly's wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world.”


170. “I get butterflies just thinking about the next time I’ll see you.”


171. “The butterfly is the only creature that is more exquisite than the sky where it flies.”


172. “I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.” — Charles Dickens, “Bleak House”


173. “I embrace rising expertise. I take part in discovery. I’m a butterfly. I’m not a butterfly collector. I need the expertise of the butterfly.” – William Stafford


174. “Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.” – Henry David Thoreau


175. “Thank you for reminding me what butterflies feel like.”


176. “Perhaps the butterfly is proof that you can go through a great deal of darkness and still become something beautiful.” — Unknown


177. The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. Rabindranath Tagore


178. “My diving bell becomes less oppressive, and my mind takes flight like a butterfly.” ― Jean-Dominique Bauby


179. “Life without pain is a life spent in a cocoon. You gotta break the cocoon to experience your beauty.” — Shubhi


180. “Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince


181. “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


182. “If butterflies could sing, they would sing, ‘Baby Shark.’” – Anthony T. Hincks


183. “A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly." — André Gide


184. “When I was just a cute little caterpillar, you loved me. So I became a butterfly so you would never leave.” — Crystal Woods, Write Like No One is Reading


185. “Love is like butterfly, beautiful and delicate If you truly care for it, you’ll do whatever you can to make it happy, even if that means letting it go.”-Scott Pemberton


186. “The butterfly symbolises freedom, but like the life of the butterfly there is no guarantee that this freedom will be anything but short – lived.” — Emil F. Smidak


187. “Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery


188. Butterfly, Nature, Text, Natural landscape, Insect, Font, Morning, Monarch butterfly, Moths and butterflies, Adaptation,


189. “You can only chase a butterfly for so long.” – Jane Yolen


190. Today my forest is dark. The trees are sad and all the butterflies have broken wings. — Unknown


191. The butterflies he used to give me turned into tiny feet.


192. “Wheels have been set in motion, and they have their own pace, to which we are...condemned. Each move is dictated by the previous one - that is the meaning of order. If we start being arbitrary it'll just be a shambles: at least, let us hope so. Because if we happened, just happened to discover, or even suspect, that our spontaneity was part of their order, we'd know that we were lost. A Chinaman of the T'ang Dynasty - and, by which definition, a philosopher - dreamed he was a butterfly, and from that moment he was never quite sure that he was not a butterfly dreaming it was a Chinese philosopher. Envy him; his two-fold security. ”


193. ”If you want to fly, you have to flap your own wings!” – Claire Williams


194. “When you find yourself cocooned in isolation and you cannot find your way out of darkness…


195. “A butterfly is a miracle, a divine creation that fleets, propelling the caterpillar within, an array of predators it cheats.”


196. “When the spirit of nature touches us, our hearts turn into a butterfly.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


197. “Soar up high with the beauty and grace of a butterfly.” – Unknown


198. “Butterflies can’t see their wings. They can’t see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can. People are like that as well.” — Naya Riviera


199. “Do you know God paints every color on a butterfly with his fingers?”


200. “Take time to be a butterfly.” — Gillian Duce, The Winning Game (Magic and Mayhem #2)


201. “It’s very tough for me to focus. I’m like: ‘Look, something shiny! No, focus. Oh, there goes a butterfly!’” – Gabby Douglas


202. “He said that we belonged together because he was born with a flower and I was born with a butterfly and that flowers and butterflies need each other for survival.” – ​Gemma Malley


203. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”—Richard Bach


204. In time of silver rain the butterflies lift silken wings to catch a rainbow cry. – Langston Hughes.


205. “We crush the caterpillars then complain there are no butterflies.” — Unknown


206. “A pinned butterfly holds no delight. A pinned butterfly is nothing like a butterfly at all.” ― Patrick Rothfuss


207. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over it became a butterfly.”


208. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. - Richard Bach


209. “But on paper, things can live forever.


210. “The beautiful butterfly will not emerge if the caterpillar has not lived his life, hidden himself, eaten, and done all this work, unconscious of what was to be. The butterfly does all this by heredity; it does nothing itself. This is analogous to the child’s hidden life, unconscious of the man that is to be, only the child must construct himself in every detail. ”


211. “Butterflies are more like flowers their only advantage is that they can touch the sky.”


212. “There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.”


213. “I embrace emerging experience. I participate in discovery. I am a butterfly. I am not a butterfly collector. I want the experience of the butterfly.” — William Stafford


214. “But on paper, things can live forever. On paper, a butterfly never dies.” – Jacqueline Woodson


215. “Do you remember how you felt at seventeen? I do and I don’t (…) Imagine you came from outer space and someone showed you a butterfly and a caterpillar. Would you ever put the two of them together? That’s me and my memories.” – Douglas Coupland


216. Life isn’t always sunshine and butterflies. Sometimes you got to learn to smile through the pain.


217. “Butterflies, flowers that fly and all but sing.” – Robert Frost


218. “Awaken to the universes simple gift of the butterfly. Watch with fascination and joy as a jeweled treasure glides by and gently touches your soul.” – K. D’Angelo


219. “Just living isn’t enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Anderson


220. “How does one become a butterfly? You have to want to learn to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.” — Trina Paulus, Hope For The Flowers


221. “Isn’t it funny how you can still get butterflies in your stomach, even though you have known the person for years.”


222. “I just woke up and found a large butterfly on me. When did that happen?” — Harry Styles


223. “The wings of transformation are born of patience and struggle.”— Janet Dickens


224. “It’s only when caterpillarness is done that one becomes a butterfly. That again is part of this paradox. You cannot rip away caterpillarness. The whole trip occurs in an unfolding process of which we have no control.” – Ram Dass


225. ”The butterfly said to the sun, “They can’t stop talking about my transformation. I can only do it once in my lifetime. If only they knew, they can do it at any time and in countless ways.” – Dodinsky


226. “Some things, when they change, never do return to the way they once were. Butterflies for instance, and women who’ve been in love with the wrong man too often.” — Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic


227. “Forget the butterflies, I feel the whole zoo when I am with you.”


228. “The term ‘breakout’ always makes me think of an inmate or some butterfly emerging out of a cocoon.” – Tessa Thompson


229. “I embrace emerging experience. I participate in discovery. And, I am a butterfly. I am not a butterfly collector. I want the experience of the butterfly.”- William Stafford


230. “Forget the butterflies; I feel the whole zoo when I am with you.” – Unknown


231. “Nature’s message was always there and for us to see. It was written on the wings of butterflies.”— Kjell B. Sandved


232. “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


233. “We are but small butterflies in the garden of life.”


234. ”There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.” – Richard Buckminster Fuller


235. “’Just living isn’t enough,’ said the butterfly, ‘one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.’” — Hans Christian Anderson, The Complete Fairy Tales


236. ”When it comes to religion today, we tend to be long on butterflies and short on cocoons. Somehow we’re going to have to relearn that the deep things of God don’t come suddenly.” – Sue Monk Kidd


237. ”For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


238. “Take time to be a butterfly.” — Gillian Duce


239. “It’s butterflies and haziness and heart eyes, but underneath all that, there’s this bass line of I can’t believe this. I can’t believe this is me. I can’t quite articulate the sweetness of that feeling. It’s finding out the door you were banging on is finally unlocked. Maybe it was unlocked the whole time.”


240. “With the rose the butterfly’s deep in love, A thousand times hovering round; But round himself, all tender like gold, The sun’s sweet ray is hovering found.” – Heinrich Heine


241. “We lose our souls if we lose the experience of the forest, the butterflies, the song of the birds, if we can’t see the stars at night.” – Thomas Berry


242. “Be like a butterfly. Just keep flapping your wings and you will be set free ”🦋


243. “Be like a butterfly and a flower—beautiful and sought after, yet unassuming and gentle.”


244. “Butterflies are nature’s angels. They remind us what a gift it is to be alive.”


245. “When I was a little girl, my teacher told me butterflies don’t live a long time. They live, like, a month. And I was so upset, and I went home, and I told my mother, and she said: “Yeah, but, you know, they have a nice life. They have a really beautiful life”.”


246. “The sound of a million butterflies flapping their wings is indescribable. It’s very heavenly.” -Louie Schwatzberg


247. “That feeling you get in your stomach when your heart’s broken. It’s like all the butterflies just died.” – Unknown


248. “When he laughed in his throat, the butterfly laughed at me too. It’s obscene fluttering corrupted me into darkness.” -Kazuya Minekura


249. Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne


250. “Butterflies can't see their wings. They can't see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can. People are like that as well.” — Naya Riviera


251. “Butterflies are not called butterflies overnight. They have to undergo tons of changes in order to acquire that name.” — Michael Bassey Johnson, Song of a Nature Lover


252. “Butterflies better understand than you, the meaning of love and sacrifices one must make for their beloved.” ― M.F. Moonzajer


253. “Soar up high with the beauty and grace of a butterfly.” — Unknown


254. “Bees sip honey from flowers and hum their thanks when they leave. The gaudy butterfly is sure that the flowers owe thanks to him.” – Rabindranath Tagore


255. “The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.” – George Carlin


256. ”Metamorphosis has always been the greatest symbol of change for poets and artists. Imagine that you could be a caterpillar one moment and a butterfly the next.” – Louie Schwartzberg


257. “The key was making sure that anyone you allowed to walk beside you didn’t get to decide which you were, and pin you down a like a butterfly in a case. The key was to know that you could always somehow find a way to reinvent yourself again.” — Jojo Moyes


258. “Let us find inner freedom in each lucky moment that we encounter, like a sun-basking butterfly that finds peace on a cherry blossom petal.” -Erik Pevernagie


259. “I’ve always loved butterflies because they remind us that it’s never too late to transform ourselves.” – Drew Barrymore


260. “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.” — John Keats


261. “I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.” —John Keats


262. “Love is like a butterfly: It goes where it pleases, and it pleases wherever it goes.”


263. “Nature was one of the key forces that brought me back to God, for I wanted to know the Artist responsible for beauty such as I saw on grand scale in photos from space telescopes or on minute scale such as in the intricate designs on a butterfly wing.” – Philip Yancey


264. “Butterflies are but flowers that blew away one sunny day when Nature was feeling at her most inventive and fertile.” — George Sand


265. “Butterflies are beautiful, but the process of emerging from the chrysalis and spreading your wings can hurt. But still, you will survive the transformation (over and over again) and you will fly. Remember this when it hurts the most.” — Jeanette LeBlanc


266. “With the rose the butterfly’s deep in love” – Heinrich Heine


267. “A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” – Mandy Hale


268. “How does one become a butterfly?” she asked pensively. Orange Butterfly “You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.”


269. “If nothing ever changed, there would be no such things as butterflies.” – Wendy Mass


270. “Adding wings to caterpillars does not create butterflies, it creates awkward and dysfunctional caterpillars. Butterflies are created through transformation.” – Stephanie Marshall


271. “The butterflies…What an educated sense of beauty they have. They seem only an ornament to society, and yet, if they were gone, how substantial would be their loss.” — Phil Robinson


272. “When, within our souls and psyches we are made aware of a safe but insistent drum beat, repeated like butterfly wings in motion, we sense the message…that our inner self has begun its search for freedom.” – Mary Meeker


273. “Butterflies can’t see their wings. They can’t see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can. People are like that as well.” — Naya Rivera


274. “Don’t be afraid. Change is such a beautiful thing”, said the Butterfly.” – Sabrina Newby


275. “The African lions rush to attack bulls; they do not attack butterflies.


276. “I think that positivity, real positivity, is like the butterflies. The whole essence of the butterfly: caterpillar, cocoon, winged creature. When I look at a butterfly.”– Joy Bell C.


277. “You put a twinkle in my eye, butterflies in my stomach, and you bring love into my heart.” – Unknown


278. “How will you know you can fly if you never spread your wings?”


279. “A butterfly symbolized acceptance of each new phase in life. To keep faith as everything around you changed” – Lisa Kleypas


280. “Death consists, indeed, in a repeated process of unrobing or unsheathing. The immortal part of man shakes off from itself, one after the other, its outer casings, and – as the snake from its skin, the butterfly from its chrysalis – emerges from one after another, passing into a higher state of consciousness.” – Annie Besant


281. “Catching butterflies won’t give you a taste of freedom but the knowledge that weights are not carried in wings.” – Goitsemang Mvula


282. “Life is short. If you doubt me, ask a butterfly. Their average lifespan is a mere five to fourteen days.” — Ellen DeGeneres


283. “We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.” — LeeAnn Taylo


284. “Just like the butterfly, I too will awaken in my own time.” – Deborah Chaskin


285. “Let us learn from butterflies to count life in each and every moment and make the most of it.”


286. ”I sting like a butterfly and punch like a flea.” – Si Robertson


287. ”Once you let people know anything about what you think, that’s it, you’re dead. Then they’ll be jumping about in your mind, taking things out, holding them up to the light and killing them, yes, killing them, because thoughts are supposed to stay and grow in quiet, dark places, like butterflies in cocoons.” – Helen Oyeyemi


288. “Love is like a butterfly, a rare and gentle thing.” — Dolly Parton, “Love is Like a Butterfly”


289. “My butterflies are still going strong. I just hope they are flying in formation.” — Larry Mize


290. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar story is about hope. You, like the little caterpillar, will grow up, unfold your wings, and fly off into the future.” — Eric Carle


291. “Far from such din, when blessed silence returns, I can listen to the butterflies that flutter inside my head.” – Jean-Dominique Bauby


292. “Fighting has taught me that the caterpillar takes a while to turn into a majestic butterfly.” — Jesse Taylor


293. “A caterpillar is a butterfly in disguise.” – Unknown


294. “The uglier the caterpillar the lovelier the butterfly.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


295. "Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” —Nathaniel Hawthorne"


296. “I like it’s not that I want to be someone different from me, but I suppose it partly is that. I love creating a character in a fantastical situation.”-Gene Wilder


297. “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


298. "Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” —Proverb"


299. “A butterfly symbolized acceptance of each new phase in life. To keep faith as everything around you changed.” – Lisa Kleypas


300. “We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.” ― Carl Sagan, “Cosmos”


301. “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.”


302. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” —Proverb


303. “Among the varied species of insects, butterflies are the most poetic.” – Ana Gerhard


304. “In mythology throughout the world, the butterfly represents the soul and its journey in this life and the next.” — Tom Frost


305. “A butterfly always reminds that there is always beauty at the end of all the pain.”


306. “Small shifts in your thinking, and small changes in your energy, can lead to massive alterations of your end result.” ― Kevin Michel


307. We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.


308. ”How does one become a butterfly?” she asked pensively. Orange Butterfly “You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.” – Trina Paulus


309. “I did a butterfly show in Berlin, and we had a guy who’s an expert on butterflies; who bred them all and who looks after them all in the space.”- Damien Hirst


310. “For someone who is suppose to be “just friends” why do I always get butterflies in my stomach when you smile at me.”


311. “Once you let people know anything about what you think, that’s it, you’re dead. Then they’ll be jumping about in your mind, taking things out, holding them up to the light and killing them, yes, killing them, because thoughts are supposed to stay and grow in quiet, dark places, like butterflies in cocoons.” – Helen Oyeyemi


312. “What if the change you are avoiding is the one that gives you wings?” — Unknown


313. “Love is like a butterfly: It goes where it pleases, and it pleases wherever it goes.” — Unknown


314. Happy birthday to the man that still gives me butterflies in my stomach every time I see him and gives me shivers down my spine when I touch him. You make me feel alive.


315. Forget the butterflies, I feel the whole zoo when I am with you.


316. “Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.” -Vladimir Nabokov


317. “Just when the caterpillar thought “I am incapable of moving,” it became a butterfly.”


318. “Butterflies,


319. “The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.” — Richard Bach


320. “You’re the kind of girl that gives me butterflies.” – Calin


321. “All natural birth has a purpose and a plan; who would think of tearing open the chrysalis as the butterfly is emerging? Who would break the shell to pull the chick out?” – Marie Mongon


322. “To all the broken-hearted and anyone feeling sad, may your hearts heal and may you feel happy in your lives.Flutter as the butterflies do.”


323. Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.


324. “If nothing ever modified, there could be no things like butterflies.” – Wendy Mass


325. “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.” — Anna Pavlova


326. “Love is similar to a butterfly. It goes where it wants and it is being wanted wherever it goes.”


327. “I’m colorful like a butterfly.”


328. “It’s the butterflies in our bellies, and the lightening in our eyes that tells me this all makes so much fucking sense.” ― LeAnne Mechelle


329. “Although the butterfly and the caterpillar are completely different, they are one and the same.” — Kendrick Lamar


330. “Butterflies are nature’s angels. They remind us what a gift it is to be alive.” — Robyn Nola


331. “The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.” — George Carlin


332. “Just imagine nature‟s beauty which gives life to the butterfly.” — Rohit Shetty


333. “It was the bumble bee and the butterfly who survived, not the dinosaur.”


334. “A flower knows, when its butterfly will return, and if the moon walks out, the sky will understand; but now it hurts, to watch you leave so soon, when I don’t know, if you will ever come back.” – Sanober Khan


335. “A butterfly symbolizes acceptance of each new phase in life. To keep faith as everything around you changed.” — Lisa Kleypas


336. “You cannot talk butterfly language with caterpillar people.”


337. ”I never really got obsessed about one thing for long. I was a bit of a butterfly and a magpie.” – Benedict Cumberbatch


338. “When a caterpillar bursts from its cocoon and discovers it has wings, it does not sit idly, hoping to one day turn back. It flies.”― Kelseyleigh Reber


339. “Be like a butterfly and a flower—beautiful and sought after, yet unassuming and gentle.” — Jarod Kintz


340. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” — Chuang Tzu


341. “When you find yourself cocooned in isolation and you cannot find your way out of darkness… Remember, this is similar to the place where caterpillars go to grow their wings.” — Necole Stephens


342. “When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.” -Dean Jackson


343. “like a butterfly that beats its wings in one corner of the globe and with that single action changes the weather halfway across the world.” ― Alice Hoffman


344. “Don’t waste your time chasing butterflies. Mend your garden, and the butterflies will come.” — Mario Quintana


345. “Open your heart and mind like the wings of a butterfly. See then how high you can fly.”


346. “The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.” ― George Carlin


347. ”Cut a chrysalis open, and you will find a rotting caterpillar. What you will never find is that mythical creature, half caterpillar, half butterfly, a fit emblem for the human soul, for those whose cast of mind leads them to seek such emblems. No, the process of transformation consists almost entirely of decay.” – Pat Barker


348. “Love is like a butterfly: It goes where it pleases and it pleases wherever it goes.”


349. “I think that positivity, real positivity, is like the butterflies. The whole essence of the butterfly: caterpillar, cocoon, winged creature. When I look at a butterfly.”– Joy Bell C.


350. “I nonetheless get butterflies on every occasion I see you, despite the fact that I even have seen you so normally before. Have splendid morning honey.”


351. “Just because [butterflies’] lives were short didn’t mean they were tragic… See, they have a beautiful life.” ― Lisa Genova


352. “There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.” – Buckminster Fuller


353. “The butterfly counts not months but moments and has time enough.” – Rabindranath Tagore


354. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”


355. “If there may be one creature that represents my essence, it’s butterflies.” – Patricia Velasquez


356. “Butterflies are the most beautiful creatures ever. They should call them beautiflies, don’t you think?”


357. “The butterflies he used to give me turned into little feet.”


358. “Butterflies can't see their wings. They can’t see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can. People are like that as well.” — Sharifah Norhamidah


359. “She is like a butterfly; beautiful to look at but hard to catch.”


360. “God gives the Butterfly the gift of freedom to fly about the garden and partake in any flower it desire. the Butterfly has the freedom to go from one flower and then back again to another.” — John F. Grooves


361. “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” – Muhammad Ali


362. “Story is a butterfly whose wings transport us to another world where we receive gifts that change who we are and who we want to be.”― Harley King


363. I still get butterflies even though I've seen you a hundred times. — Unknown


364. “Charlatans are like poisonous mosquitoes dressed as butterflies.”


365. “They seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if they had surprised a butterfly in the winter woods.” – Edith Wharton


366. “When I’m in love. My stomach flips. I get butterflies.” – Stacey Dash


367. “Butterflies are self-propelled flowers.”


368. “The butterfly doesn’t fear change, and it doesn’t worry about the past or the future. It is a symbol of the soul and the connection shared by all things.” — Rebecca Keating


369. “Just think: If the caterpillar was change resistant, there would not be any beautiful butterflies!” — Judith Belmont


370. “The butterfly does not look back upon its caterpillar self, either fondly or wistfully; it simply flies on.”


371. “It’s very tough for me to focus. I’m like look, something shiny no, focus. Oh, there goes a butterfly” – Gabby Douglas


372. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” —Maya Angelou


373. There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. —Buckminster Fuller


374. “Be like a butterfly and a flower—beautiful and sought after, yet unassuming and gentle.” — Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale


375. “He said that we belonged together because he was born with a flower and I was born with a butterfly and that flowers and butterflies need each other for survival.”― Gemma Malley


376. “You are my butterfly and refuse to set you free.” — Shannon Hale


377. “Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


378. "Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.”— Anonymous proverb


379. “Love is like a butterfly: It goes where it pleases and it pleases wherever it goes.” – Author Unknown


380. “This flesh in which we live is nothing more than a cocoon, and only when we step out of it do we truly begin to live.” ― Nancy Stephan


381. “When I thought that my life was already over I became a splendid butterfly.”


382. “Love is like a butterfly, it goes where it pleases and it pleases wherever it goes. Love is like a butterfly, hold it too tight, it’ll crush. Hold it too loose, it’ll fly.”


383. A light rain touches my cheek like an angel's butterfly kisses. - Amanda Mosher.


384. “Love is like a butterfly, a rare and gentle thing.” — Dolly Parton


385. “Some think love can be measured by the amount of butterflies in their tummy. Others think love can be measured in bunches of flowers, or by using the words ‘for ever.’ But love can only truly be measured by actions. It can be a small thing, such as peeling an orange for a person you love because you know they don’t like doing it.” –Marian Keyes


386. “The possibilities for immortality are endless. Here you sit reading these words, a butterfly resting on a flower!” ― Frederick Lenz


387. ”The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.” – Richard Bach


388. “One can by no means consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” – Helen Keller


389. “Butterflies are more like flowers; there only advantage is that they can touch the sky.”


390. “Perhaps the butterfly is proof that you can go through a great deal of darkness and still become something beautiful.” – Unknown


391. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” — Anonymous


392. “Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar.” – Bradley Millar


393. “Don’t conform to the world. Be like the butterfly and transform.”


394. “Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.” – Henry David Thoreau


395. “Butterflies are self-propelled flowers.” – H. Heinlein


396. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly.” — Richard Bach


397. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” ― Maya Angelou


398. ”Fighting has taught me that the caterpillar takes a while to turn into a majestic butterfly.” – Jesse Taylor


399. “Spread your wings and prepare to fly for you have become a butterfly. Oh, fly abandonedly into the sun. If you should return to me, we truly were meant to be. So spread your wings and fly, butterfly.” — Mariah Carey, “Butterfly”


400. “Metamorphosis has always been the greatest symbol of change for poets and artists. Imagine that you could be a caterpillar one moment and a butterfly the next.”


401. “A fallen blossom returning to the bough, I thought. But no, a butterfly.” – Arakida Moritake


402. “A flower knows, when its butterfly will return, and if the moon walks out, the sky will understand” – Sanober Khan


403. “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


404. “I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.” — Charles Dickens, Bleak House


405. “To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree—after a year and a thousand miles.”


406. “…Nine butterflies appear within an hour, not on the wing but in the word, bringing a message of transformation and hope.” — Carol Lynn Pearson


407. “A butterfly is like the soul of a person, it dries out in captivity.” — Marlene Van Niekerk, Agaat


408. “The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” – Richard David Bach


409. "When we let fear be our master, we cannot be happy and free as a butterfly. But when we choose to trust the journey and embrace love and joy, we are free to fly.” — Annicken R. Day


410. “When I was a girl, I would look out my bedroom window at the caterpillars; I envied them so much. No matter what they were before, no matter what happened to them, they could just hide away and turn into these beautiful creatures that could fly away completely untouched.” – Patch Adams


411. What the caterpillar perceives is the end, to the butterfly is just the beginning. – Richard Bach


412. “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


413. “Butterflies are caterpillars that fight back and come off with ‘flying colors.” – Unknown


414. “And when all the wars are over, a butterfly will still be beautiful.” — Ruskin Bond, Scenes From a Writer’s Life


415. Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly


416. “For our people, butterflies are a symbol of hope. It’s said that if you capture one in your hands and whisper your dreams to it, it will carry them up to the heavens so that the wish can be granted.” — Sherrilyn Kenyon


417. “Happiness is like a butterfly, the more you chase it, the more it will evade you, but if you notice the other things around you, it will gently come and sit on your shoulder.”


418. “He said that we belonged together because he was born with a flower and I was born with a butterfly and that flowers and butterflies need each other for survival.”


419. “Of all the butterflies that chose to stay, I’m in love with the one that got away.” ― Laura Miller


420. “I almost wish we were butterflies and lived but three summer days… three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.” – John Keats


421. “Everybody knows what a caterpillar is, and it doesn’t look anything like a butterfly.” – Lynn Margulis


422. “Soar up high with the beauty and grace of a butterfly.”


423. “If you want to fly, give up everything that weighs you down.”


424. “Butterflies used to reproduce on the native plants that grew in our yards before the plants were bulldozed and replaced with lawn. To have butterflies in our future, we need to replace those lost host plants, no if’s, and’s or but’s. If we do not, butterfly populations will continue to decline with every new house that is built.” – Douglas Tallamy


425. “I’d be a butterfly; living a rover, Dying when fair things are fading away.” – Thomas Haynes Bayly


426. “Like a butterfly, her wings unfolded.” — butterflies rising


427. “I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.” — Charles Dickens


428. “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.” —Nathaniel Hawthorne


429. “Self-realization is a strange term. You don’t actually realize yourself. If anything, you go away. The caterpillar enters the cocoon of meditation: A butterfly emerges, metamorphosis.” — Frederick Lindemann


430. “When God becomes glad with our good works, then He sends the cute animals, birds, butterflies etc. near us like a signal to express His happiness.” – Md. Ziaul Haque


431. “Butterflies? I feel the entire zoo in my stomach when I see you.”


432. “For our people, butterflies are a symbol of hope. It’s said that if you capture one in your hands and whisper your dreams to it, it will carry them up to the heavens so that the wish can be granted.” — Sherrilyn Kenyon, Retribution


433. When we let fear be our master, we cannot be happy and free as a butterfly. But when we choose to trust the journey and embrace love and joy, we are free to fly.


434. “I’d be a butterfly, born in a bower, where roses and lilies and violets meet.” – Thomas Haynes Bayly


435. “When you look into my eyes, I hope you feel the same as I do when I look into yours…You give me butterflies.”


436. ”A caterpillar, after its deep slumber, ‘wakes up to reality’ to realize, that truth is not always bitter after all!” – Manali Oak


437. “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


438. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”—Richard Bach


439. “Break free of your cocoon and give yourself the freedom to fly.”


440. “The butterfly is a flying flower. The flower is a tethered butterfly.” – Ponce Denis


441. “People are like moths. First they are ugly and awkward, until they break out of their shell and become a beautiful butterfly.” — Drew Barrymore


442. “Fly like a butterfly like there is no tomorrow…. Live like a butterfly like today is the only day you have to live!”


443. “To catch the butterflies and the rainbows of your dream, walk alone, keep faith in yourself, focus your energy and start the adventure.” — Amit Ray


444. “Everyone is like a butterfly. They start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful, graceful butterflies that everyone loves.” — Drew Barrymore


445. “The butterfly is a flying flower. The flower is a tethered butterfly.” — Ponce Denis


446. You never fail to give me butterflies.


447. “A caterpillar, after its deep slumber, ‘wakes up to reality’ to realize, that truth is not always bitter after all!” – Manali Oak


448. “Butterflies are a breath of beauty fluttering by, they are mystery chronicled upon wing.” – K. D’Angelo


449. “I almost wish we were butterflies and lived but three summer days, three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.” – John Keats


450. “Butterflies are self-propelled flowers.” – R.H. Heinlein


451. “Perhaps the butterfly is proof that you can go through a great deal of darkness and still become something beautiful.”


452. “Nature's message was always there and for us to see. It was written on the wings of butterflies.”— ​Kjell B. Sandved


453. “To catch the butterflies and the rainbows of your dream, walk alone, keep faith in yourself, focus your energy and start the adventure.”


454. “the wings-become-windows butterfly” by “Eddy Van 3000“, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0


455. “Will there ever be a day that your hug doesn’t make me get butterflies and your kiss doesn’t make me fly?”


456. “Don’t wait for your wings, fight for them.” — Gayatri Pardeshi


457. “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." — Anna Pavlova


458. “I am a believer of butterfly effect. A small positive vibration can change the entire cosmos.” ― Amit Ray


459. “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” – Rabindranath Tagore


460. “Can you exchange one life for another? A caterpillar turns into a butterfly. If a mindless insect can do it, why couldn’t I?” Gloria Stuart, Old Rose


461. “Without butterflies, the world would soon have few flowers. There is enough room in the sky for all flyers.” -Trina Paulus


462. “You do not just wake up and become the butterfly. Growth is a process.” ― Rupi Kaur, “The Sun and Her Flowers”


463. “The butterfly does not look back upon its caterpillar self, either fondly or wistfully; it simply flies on.” — Guillermo del Toro,


464. “He said that we belonged together because he was born with a flower, and I was born with a butterfly and that flowers and butterflies need each other for survival.” — Gemma Malley, The Declaration


465. “The butterfly is a flying flower. The flower is a tethered butterfly.”


466. “A butterfly is a miracle, a divine creation that fleets, propelling the caterpillar within, an array of predators it cheats.” – Unknown


467. “Butterflies are the most beautiful creatures ever. They should call them beautiflies, don’t you think?” – Richelle E. Goodrich


468. “Let us learn from butterfly to count life in each and every moment and make the most of it.”


469. “Hundreds of butterflies flitted in and out of sight like short-lived punctuation marks in a stream of consciousness without beginning or end.” – Haruki Murakami


470. "It’s only when caterpillarness is done that one becomes a butterfly. That again is part of this paradox. You cannot rip away caterpillarness. The whole trip occurs in an unfolding process of which we have no control.”


471. “Don’t waste your time chasing butterflies. Mend your garden, and the butterflies will come.”— Mario Quintana


472. “A little blue butterfly landed on my nose. I blinked at it and it fluttered to my ear. A big yellow butterfly gently floated over and landed on my paw. Soon a whole swarm of them floated up and down around me, like a swirl of multicolored petals. It happened in my backyard, too, if the magic was strong enough. Butterflies were small and light, and very magic sensitive. For some reason I made them feel safe and they gravitate to me like iron shavings to a magnet. They ruined my ferocious badass image, but you’d have to be a complete beast to swat butterflies.” – Ilona Andrews


473. “For when ideas flutter in haze, we collaborate without notice and collect them as butterflies only to set them free into the world.” ― Shawn Lukas


474. “I have four or five ideas that just keep floating around and I want to kind of just let one – like a beautiful butterfly, let it land somewhere.” – Gillian Flynn


475. “A butterfly symbolizes acceptance of each new phase in life. To keep faith as everything around you changed.” — Lisa Kleypas, Rainshadow Road


476. “Butterflies are self-propelled flowers.” — Robert A. Heinlein


477. “When I was a cute little caterpillar, you loved me. So I became a butterfly so you would never leave.” — Crystal Woods


478. “Children are caterpillars and adults are butterflies. No butterfly ever remembers what it felt like being a caterpillar.” — Cornelia Funke


479. ”There’s a metaphor Vincent Eades likes to use: “If you examine a butterfly according to the laws of aerodynamics, it shouldn’t be able to fly. But the butterfly doesn’t know that, so it flies.” – Howard Schultz


480. “Open your heart and mind like the wings of a butterfly. See then how high you can fly.” — Zeenat Aman


481. “And when all the wars are over, a butterfly will still be beautiful.”


482. “When the spirit of nature touches us, our hearts turn into a butterfly!”


483. “And when all the wars are over, a butterfly will still be beautiful.” — Ruskin Bond


484. “Life is short. If you doubt me, ask a butterfly. Their average life span is a mere five to fourteen days.” – Ellen DeGeneres


485. Forget the butterflies, I feel the entire zoo in my stomach when I'm with you!


486. “It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly’s wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world.”


487. “The butterfly does not count the months of its life but rather it counts the moments and yet all the time it has is still enough.” – Rabindranath Tagore


488. ”For our people, butterflies are a symbol of hope. It’s said that if you capture one in your hands and whisper your dreams to it, it will carry them up to the heavens so that the wish can be granted.” – Sherrilyn Kenyon


489. “Love is like a butterfly, beautiful and delicate… If you truly care for it, you’ll do whatever you can to make it happy, even if that means letting it go.” — Scott Pemberton


490. “The butterflies he gave me turned into little feet.”


491. “Proverbs are like butterflies; some are caught and some fly away.” — German proverb


492. “The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others.”


493. “How does one become a butterfly? You have to want to learn to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.” — Trina Paulus


494. “The butterfly does not look back upon its caterpillar self, either fondly or wistfully; it simply flies on.” – Guillermo del Toro


495. “As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people.”


496. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” — Maya Angelou


497. “If you smile when you see a butterfly, you have happiness in your soul.” — Diana Cooper


498. “What would a butterfly quote, on looking in the mirror? It would say, ‘the adventure was worth it!'” – Manali Oak


499. “The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.”


500. “But on paper, things can live forever. On paper, a butterfly never dies.”― Jacqueline Woodson


501. “Love takes my insides and twists and turns them until they’re inside out, upside down, knotted in knots, and full of butterflies. And you know what? I love it!” – Anthony T. Hincks


502. "Today my forest is dark. The trees are sad and all the butterflies have broken wings.”


503. “Spread your wings and prepare to fly for you have become a butterfly. Oh, fly abandonedly into the sun. If you should return to me, we truly were meant to be. So spread your wings and fly, butterfly.” — Mariah Carey


504. “The butterfly flits from bloom to bloom, as not to miss one fragrant plume. In her sight exists no garden finale, only paradise of flowered hill and valley.” – K. D’Angelo


505. “When I met you girl my heart went knock knock. Now them butterflies in my stomach won’t stop stop.” – Justin Bieber


506. “‘Only in dreams men are truly free.’ What does a butterfly dream about? It’s already free.” – Scholasticus K


507. “For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


508. “I don’t really go out partying, but I’m definitely a social butterfly.” – Eliza Doolittle


509. “Oh with all that I’ve done wrong / I must have done something right / To deserve her love every morning / And butterfly kisses.” -Bob Carlisle


510. “Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince


511. “We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it’s forever.” – Carl Sagan


512. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” – Proverb


513. “The butterfly said to the sun, ‘They can’t stop talking about my transformation. I can only do it once in my lifetime. If only they know they can do it at any time and in countless ways.’” — Dodinsky


514. “Butterflies are nature’s tragic heroes. They live most of their lives being completely ordinary. And then, one day, the unexpected happens. They burst from their cocoons in a blaze of colors and become utterly extraordinary. It is the shortest phase of their lives, but it holds the greatest importance. It shows us how empowering change can be.” – Kelseyleigh Reber


515. “The butterfly said to the sun, ‘They can’t stop talking about my transformation. I can only do it once in my lifetime. If only they knew, they can do it at any time and in countless ways.'” – Dodinsky


516. ”I’ve all the time liked butterflies, as a result of they remind us that it’s by no means too late to remodel ourselves.” – Drew Barrymore


517. “Americans consider the butterfly a symbol of good fortune and some tribes believe they bring the blessing of sleep and peaceful dreams.” – Tom Frost


518. “I think that positivity, real positivity, is like the butterflies. The whole essence of the butterfly: caterpillar, cocoon, winged creature. When I look at a butterfly, I not only see a winged beauty, but I also see a strong beauty.” – C. JoyBell C


519. “Life is short. If you doubt me, ask a butterfly. Their average life span is a mere five to fourteen days.” ― Ellen DeGeneres


520. “Children are caterpillars and adults are butterflies. No butterfly ever remembers what it felt like being a caterpillar.” — Cornelia Funke, The Thief Lord


521. “The power of Butterfly must be, the Aptitude to fly, meadows of majesty concedes, and easy sweeps of sky.” — Emily Dickinson


522. “A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.” — André Gide


523. “How does one become a butterfly?


524. “As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin


525. Exam anxiety is a feeling of dread and panic which builds up in the days before an important exam. You may have a lot to do and feel too anxious to sleep or study. Some people may even be sick. Your pulse quickens, your breathing gets shallow, and you feel sick. You might start to sweat, tremble, shake or get butterflies in your tummy. It can make it hard to concentrate on revision.


526. “Large flocks of butterflies, all kinds of happy insects, seem to be in a perfect fever of joy and sportive gladness.” ― John Muir


527. “She is like a butterfly; beautiful to look at but hard to catch.” — Nikki Rowe


528. “Some things, when they change, never do return to the way they once were. Butterflies for instance, and women who've been in love with the wrong man too often.” ― Alice Hoffman, “Practical Magic”


529. “Alongside the practical thought something else struggled and, like an escaped butterfly, took wing the assurance of something wonderful awaiting her. Just around the corner.” – Norah Lofts


530. “Life is the flower for which love is the honey. ~Victor Hugo


531. “Life is short. If you doubt me, ask a butterfly. Their average lifespan is a mere five to fourteen days.” — Ellen DeGeneres, The Funny Thing Is…


532. “His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly’s wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.” – Ernest Hemingway


533. It's only when caterpillarness is done that one becomes a butterfly. That again is part of this paradox. You cannot rip away caterpillarness. The whole trip occurs in an unfolding process of which we have no control.


534. “Every time you go out there, you want to be a little nervous, have a little bit of butterflies in your stomach and get the juices flowing. ” — Taryne Mowatt


535. “Love is like butterfly, beautiful and delicate… If you truly care for it, you’ll do whatever you can to make it happy, even if that means letting it go.” – Scott Pemberton


536. “What’s a butterfly garden without butterflies?” — Roy Rogers


537. ”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.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne


538. “’Just living isn’t enough,’ said the butterfly, ‘one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.’” — Hans Christian Anderson


539. “The great loneliness- like the loneliness a caterpillar endures when she wraps herself in a silky shroud and begins the long transformation from chrysalis to butterfly. It seems we too must go through such a time, when life as we have known it is over- when being a caterpillar feels somehow false and yet we don’t know who we are supposed to become. All we know is that something bigger is calling us to change. And though we must make the journey alone, and even if suffering is our only companion, soon enough we will become a butterfly, soon enough we will taste the rapture of being alive.” – Elizabeth Lesser


540. “I want the experience of the butterfly.” – William Stafford


541. ”I embrace emerging experience. I participate in discovery. I am a butterfly. I am not a butterfly collector. I want the experience of the butterfly.” – William Stafford


542. “When we kiss, I get butterflies all over my body. That means I really love you.” – Calin


543. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the teacher will call the butterfly.” — Feroze Dada