Top 200 Butterfly Quotes

Looking for the best butterfly quotes? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a collection of 200 quotes for you.

We have a collection of different quotes about nature. Please, don’t forget to check them out too. Here are the ones we love: sunshine quotes and rainbow quotes.

Butterfly Quotes

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

2. “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

3. “Let go of the past Trust the future Embrace change Come out of the cocoon Unfurl your wings Dare to get off the ground Ride the breezes Savor the flowers put on your brightest colors Let your beauty show.” – Unknown

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

5. “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

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

7. “If butterflies could sing, they would sing, ‘Baby Shark.” – Anthony T. Hincks

8. “Eyes are drugs. There are all Butterflies in my eyes, be safe Dear creatures.” – Zuairijah Mou

9. “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

10. “When I ran, I felt like a butterfly that was free.” – Wilma Rudolph

11. “Never touch a butterfly’s wing with your finger.” – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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

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

14. “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

15. “A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.” – Andre Gide

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

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

18. “Making something and sending it out into the world and then people not only responding to it but adopting it for their own and making a separate thing for it, that’s beautiful. It just shows you how much you can affect other people… the butterfly effect of everything you put out into the world.” – Marketa Irglova

19. “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

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

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

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

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

24. “Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works.” – Alma Gluck

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

26. “And when I was angry, when I was younger, I was in a cocoon. Now I’m a beautiful, black butterfly.” – Tracy Morgan

27. “The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory.” – Gary Zukav

28. “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

29. “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

30. “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

31. “God bestowed upon nature a beautiful bounty of butterflies only to complete his picture-perfect scape.” – Unknown

32. “And whether this happiness lasted a hundred seconds or ten minutes, it was so far removed from time that it resembled every other genuine happiness as completely as one fluttering blue lycaenid butterfly resembles another.” – Herman Hesse

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

34. “Do ye not comprehend that we are worms born to bring forth the angelic butterfly that flieth unto judgment without screen?” – Dante Alighieri

35. “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

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

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

38. “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

39. “They say, “Only in dreams men are truly free, What does a butterfly dream about? – It’s already free!” – Scholasticus K

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

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

42. “The wings of transformation are born of patience and struggle.” – Janet Dickens

43. “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

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

45. “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

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

47. “As for butterflies, I can hardly conceive of one’s attending upon you; but to question the congruence of the complement is vain, if it exists.” – Marianne Moore

48. “And the case of butterflies so rich it looks As if all summer settled there and died.” – Philip Larkin

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

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

51. “The cynic finds love with the idealist. The rebel with the conformist. The social butterfly with the bookworm. They help each other balance their lives.” – Joyce Brothers

52. “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

53. “Today, when you see a butterfly, let it remind you of new life.” – Helen

54. “I like to read books and be alone; I’m not social butterfly person.” – Hope Solo

55. “I’ll be floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee.” – Muhammad Ali

56. “Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.” – Andre Gide

57. “The trouble with most comedians who try to do satire is that they are essentially brash, noisy and indelicate people who have to use a sledgehammer to smash a butterfly.” – Imogene Coca

58. “To me books on butterflies or baseball are more legitimate in terms of thinking about business strategy issues.” – Tom Peters

59. “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

60. “I learned about the sacred art of self decoration with the monarch butterflies perched atop my head, lightning bugs as my night jewelry, and emerald-green frogs as bracelets.” – Clarissa Pinkola Estés

61. “Forgetting… is a beautiful thing. When you forget, you remake yourself… For a caterpillar to become a butterfly, it must forget it was a caterpillar at all. Then it will be as if the caterpillar never was & there was only ever a butterfly.” – Robert Jackson Bennett

It flies with beautiful wings and joins the earth to heaven. It drinks only nectar from the flowers and carries the seeds of love from one flower to another. Without butterflies, the world would soon have few flowers.” – Trina Paulus

62. “Butterflies, they are like dream flowers, childhood dreams, which have broken loose from their stalks and escaped into the sunshine.” – Unknown

63. “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

64. “Butterflies add another dimension to the garden, for they are like dream flowers – childhood dreams – which have broken loose from their stalks and escaped into the sunshine.” – Miriam Rothschild

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

66. “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

67. “It is all too common for caterpillars to become butterflies and then to maintain that in their youth they had been little butterflies. Maturation makes liars of us all.” – George Vaillant

68. “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

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

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

71. “We can learn a lesson from the butterfly beginning it’s life crawling along the ground, then spinning a cocoon, patiently waiting until the day it will fly.” – Heather Wolf

72. “Flowers and butterflies drift in color, illuminating spring.” – Unknown

73. “You do not just wake up and become the butterfly. Growth is a process.” – Rupi Kaur

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

75. “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.” – Author Unknown

76. “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

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

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

80. “She was the prettiest, silliest, most affected, husband-hunting butterfly ever.” – Mary Russell Mitford

81. “Love is basically like leaches. They suck until they can’t get enough of you. Until you find a caterpillar that will turn into the butterfly that you have wished for all of your life. Then they just spread their wings and fly away.” – Unknown

82. “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?” – Unknown

83. “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

84. “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

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

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

87. “Happiness does not light gently on my shoulder like a butterfly. She pounces on my lap, demanding that I scratch behind her ears.” – Unknown Author

88. “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

89. “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

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

91. “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

92. “Butterflies are not insects,’ Captain John Sterling said soberly. ‘They are self-propelled flowers.” – Robert A. Heinlein

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

94. “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

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

96. “They’re butterflies because…well, he thought it was cool. They eat humans.” – Katsura Hoshino

97. “Illium says that perhaps I can use them to flutter someone to death.” – Aodhan to Jason

98. “I know life is not rainbows and butterflies, but I’d rather die delusional than being a mature cynic.” – Abhaidev

99. “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

100. “We don’t see snakes because they wear suits, but we see butterflies because they wear pyjamas.” – Anthony T. Hincks

101. “When nature moves, butterflies take flight.” – Anthony T. Hincks

102. “Butterflies are but petals upon the sky.” – Jazz Feylynn

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

104. “The beginning of love enters with butterflies in the stomach to pain in the heart and leave you with scars and endless questions in you!” – Angel

105. “don’t need no butterflies when you give me the whole damn zoo” – hailee steinfeld

106. “Butterflies are like angels kisses sent from heaven.” – Malia Kirk

107. “Take time to be a butterfly.” – Gillian Duce

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

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

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

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

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

113. “Only in a place where the rules of the game remain fixed is there time for butterflies to evolve to feed on the shit of birds that evolved to follow ants.” – Elizabeth Kolbert

114. “Butterflies and snow angels As the sun shines through the grey Rainbows and snowdrifts” – Richard L. Ratliff

115. “My thoughts are like butterflies. They are beautiful, but they fly away.” – Anonymous

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

117. “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

118. “Life seeks life and loves life. The opening of a catkin of a willow, in the flight of the butterfly, in the chirping of a tree-toad or the sweep of an eagle – my life loves to see how others live, exults in their joy, and so far is partner in their great concern.” – Edward Everett Hale

119. “God begins to paint the clouds in the eastern sky when the mountains butterflies come flying home” – Srinidhi.R

120. “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

121. “Caterpillars can fly, if they just lighten up.” – Scott J. Simmerman

122. “The density of the butterflies in the air now gave her a sense of being underwater, plunged into a deep pond among bright fishes.” – Barbara Kingsolver

123. “The good butterflies started to beat the shit out of the bad butterflies.” – Kristen Ashley

124. “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

125. “It was a completely new feeling for me–like someone had just released a million, tiny butterflies loose in my stomach, and they were feverishly flying up into my head and making me lose my mind.” – Laura Miller

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

127. “The butterflies have flown away, like my ignorance and youth.” – Eileen Granfors

128. “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

129. “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 Bach

130. “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

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

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

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

134. “We are closer to the ants than to butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure.” – Gerald Brenan

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

136. “Nerves and butterflies are fine – they’re a physical sign that you’re mentally ready and eager. You have to get the butterflies to fly in formation, that’s the trick.” – Steve Bul

137. “Butterflies are God’s confetti, thrown upon the Earth in celebration of His love.” – K. D’Angelo

138. “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

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

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

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

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

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

144. “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

145. “Not quite birds, as they were not quite flowers, mysterious and fascinating as are all indeterminate creatures.” – Elizabeth Goudge

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

147. “If you have the freedom to fly, why not take the scenic route!” – Claire Williams

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

149. “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

150. “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

151. “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

152. “Much converse do I find in thee, Historian of my infancy! Float near me; do not yet depart! Dead times revive in thee: Thou bring’st, gay creature as thou art! A solemn image to my heart.” – William Wordsworth

153. “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

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

155. “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

156. “Butterflies…flowers that fly and all but sing.” – Robert Frost

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

158. “Butterflies are perhaps one of the most familiar and endearing groups of insects in the world. Their grace and exquisite beauty have fascinated many people over the centuries, often inspiring a child’s first insight into nature.” – Dr. Ross Field

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

160. “There are butterflies in my stomach and I’m feeling full of woe. I think I ate some caterpillars a few days ago.” – Carolyn Argyle

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

162. “In early cultures, religions,art and myths, butterflies became symbols of immortality, fleeting beauty and freedom.” – Gloria B. Schlaepfer

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

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

165. “The sound of a million butterflies flapping their wings is indescribable. It’s very heavenly.” – Louie Schwartzberg

166. “Run away from the boy that gives you butterflies, he’s going to break your heart.” – Ashley Antoinette

167. “The toad beneath the harrow knows exactly where each tooth-point goes; tThe butterfly upon the road preaches contentment to that toad.” – Rudyard Kipling

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

169. “In mythology throughout the world, the butterfly repesents the soul and its journey in this life and the next.” – Tom Frost

170. “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

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

172. “Your butterfly love just flutters around, from flower to flower, drops their heads to the ground. There’re leaves that fall and wither and die, When your butterfly love comes drifting by.” – Jim Reeves

173. “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

174. “Green fields where we used to wander. Purple valleys near my home. We would play there , beneath the sky. And then I kissed you , butterfly.” – Bee Gees

175. “Caterpillar in the tree, how you wonder who you’ll be. Can’t go far but you can always dream. Wish you may and wish you might, don’t you worry, hold on tight I promise you there will come a day, butterfly fly away.” – Billy Ray Cyrus

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

177. “There will be butterflies, there will be summer skies. And flowers upthrust, when all that Caesar bids, and all the pyramids are dust.” – Haniel Long

178. “Eyes aloft, over dangerous places, the children follow the butterflies, and in the sweat of their upturned faces, slash with a net at the empty skies.” – Rudyard Kipling

179. “You give me butterflies that I thought were forever still, and now that I found you, I hope they never will.” – Rita Blooding

180. “A poet is also like a butterfly It should not be a victim of adoption. One should only watch, observe. It is the nature of it. It is its life.” – Ehgan Sehgal

181. “Don’t go chasing after butterflies when everything you want is right by your side.” – Norah Jones

182. “We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.” – Carl Sagan

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

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

185. “The green grass and the happy skies court the flattering butterflies.” – Terri Guillemets

186. “I love that feeling of being in love,the effect of having butterflies when you wake up in the morning. That is special.” – Jennifer Aniston

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

188. “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

189. “Representation is vital, otherwise the butterfly surrounded by a group of moths unable to see itself will keep trying to become the moth – representation.” – Rupi Kaur

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

191. “The only authority I respect is the one that causes butterflies to fly south in fall and north in springtime.” – Tom Robbins

192. “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.” – Unknown

193. “Be a child again. Flirt. Giggle. Dip your cookies in your milk. Take a nap. Say you’re sorry if you hurt someone. Chase a butterfly. Be a child again.” – Max Lucado

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

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

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

197. “Butterflies 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

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

199. “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 had always been. But she had wings.” – Dean Jackson

200. “Love is a peaceful feeling, like a flower hugging a butterfly.” – Jarod Kintz