We’ve gathered our top 50 ladybug quotes to show you how much luck one of these pretty beetles can bring into your life.
Tiny but with a bold exterior, ladybugs are one of the few beetles we don’t get scared of or run away from at first sight.
Ladybugs almost always equate to having good fortune, happiness, innocence, and true love.
They’re sweet little critters that hold a lot of value and meaning. Find out more about them through our list below.
Let’s get started.
Best Ladybug Quotes
1. “How brave a ladybug must be! Each drop of rain is big as she. Can you imagine what you’d do, if raindrops fell as big as you?” – Aileen Fisher
2. “A ladybug cannot change its spots.” – Anonymous
3. “The ladybug wears no disguises. She is just what she advertises—a speckled spectacle of spring, a fashion statement on the wing, a miniature orange kite, a tiny dot-to-dot delight.” – J. Patrick Lewis
4. “Little things make big days.” – Anonymous
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Sweet Ladybug Quotes
5. “Even the tiniest things can be miracles.” – Anonymous
6. “I would be a ladybird, bringing all luck.” – Burned Caramel
7. “With a butterfly kiss and a ladybug hug, sleep tight little one like a bug in a rug.” – Anonymous
8. “This lucky little ladybug has landed here to stay—to make my garden pretty and keep the weeds away.” – Anonymous
9. “Please put the ladybug outside without harming her.” – Winston Churchill
10. “Lovely little ladybug sent from heaven above, please watch over my garden and fill it up with love.” – Anonymous
11. “Red is the first color of spring. It’s the real color of rebirth—of beginning.” – Andie Condie
12. “I’m sending luck and wishes all wrapped up in a hug. Good things should come your way with this tiny ladybug.” – Anonymous
13. “A small speckled visitor wearing a crimson cape, brighter than a cherry, smaller than a grape. A polka-dotted someone, walking on my wall, a black-hooded lady In a scarlet shawl.” – Joan Walsh Anglund
14. “They crawl out from warm mulch, just after snow, in hiding from tunnels row after row; They rest among dew drops and fly out to bring their red spots of colors to gardens of spring.” – Marlene Glaus
Funny Ladybug Quotes
15. “I didn’t choose the bug life. The bug life chose me.” – Anonymous
16. “You know who must be very secure in their masculinity? Male ladybugs.” – Jay Leno
17. “I am rather fond of ladybugs. They are so delightfully hemispherical.” – Gail Carriger
18. “Little red bug, oh so cute, here’s a black spot for your suit.” – Susan M. Paprocki
19. “Never hurt a ladybug. We need them in the garden. Ladybugs help flowers grow, so we must give them pardon!” – Anonymous
Ladybug Quotes on Life
20. “Until you spread your wings, you’ll have no idea how far you can fly.” – Anonymous
21. “A ladybug sighting has been linked with luck in love, marriage, healing, and newness in life.” – Anonymous
22. “You’ll look back one day and realize that the little things in life were really the big things.” – Anonymous
23. “Hurt no living thing—ladybird, nor butterfly, nor moth with dusty wings.” – Christina Georgina Rossetti
24. “I think people should maybe just go out into the garden and watch a ladybug crawl across a flower and relax their mind. That’s about all you need to know about life, I think.” – Harland Williams
25. “Ladybugs all dressed in red, strolling through the flower bed. If I were tiny just like you, I’d creep among the flowers too!” – Maria Fleming
26. “Busy as a one legged man in an ass kicking contest.” – Stephen King
27. “A brood of little ladybugs is wintering with me, one has just wandered across the paper—take it for a good omen!” – Rainer Maria Rilke
28. “The lady bug is the most genteel vermin in the market. They are spotted red and black for color, and don’t look unlike a drop of red sealing wax. They hang around gardens and cucumber vines in the spring of the year. The lady bug is probably useful, but Webster’s unabridged doesn’t tell us for what.” – Josh Billings
29. “You can’t have a bad day in polka dots.” – Anna Kendrick
Beautiful Ladybug Quotes
30. “I would like to turn into a ladybug so that I can add to the beauty of nature.” – Prachi Pandey
31. “Oh ladybug, I wish you joy as you complete your garden chores. I’d like to put aside my work and join you in the out-of-doors!” – Anonymous
32. “When I find a ladybug, I ask the butler to take it outside instead of killing it.” – Winston Churchill
33. “Little ladybug on my arm, you wear a heart as part of your charm. You joined me on this sunny day, just for a moment, then you flew away.” – Anonymous
34. “Ladybird, ladybird, whither fly you, to rest on the rose or to sip of the dew? Ladybird, ladybird, come to my bower; it will shade you from the sun and defend you from shower.” – Anonymous
35. “The ladybug’s a beetle. It’s shaped like a pea. Its color is a bright red with lots of spots to see. Although the name is ladybug, some ladybugs are men. So why don’t we say ‘gentleman bug’ every now and then?” – Anonymous
36. “Or perhaps you notice a congregation of ladybugs on a rose stalk. Don’t invoke the old nursery saying and ask them to fly away home. Their house is not on fire. Your roses are, with aphids, which the ladybugs are feeding on—and you can bless yourself that they have come to your rescue.” – Eleanor Perenyi
37. “When strolling through the garden, if you should chance to see a ladybug out walking, please say ‘hi’ for me! For ladybugs are good bugs, they help the garden grow. They will bring you good luck, so always say ‘hello!’” – Anonymous
38. “Look at the Bethlehem birth. A king ordered a census. Joseph was forced to travel. Mary, as round as a ladybug, bounced on a donkey’s back. The hotel was full. The hour was late. The event was one big hassle. Yet, out of the hassle, hope was born. It still is.” – Max Lucado
39. “O ladybird, O ladybird, with your red coat spotted black! And your flutterings of gauzy wings, bringing the summer back! And a better hope to me of a summer I shall see In this heart, with all your beauty stirr’d, O ladybird, my ladybird!” – Tomas Ashe
More Ladybug Quotes That Might Interest You
40. “This little insect of the poets.” – G. P. Disosway
41. “In old times the ladybird was believed to live in the sun, and the German children still have a rhyme telling it to fly away up to heaven and bring back the sunshine; and they believe that if they were to kill one of these insects the sun would not shine the next day.” – John Denison Champlin
42. “Ladybugs are possibly the only non-controversial subject left in the world; you can start a ladybug conversation with a total stranger without getting hit in the mouth.” – Charles Harper
43. “My gracious Lord, we give you thanks for the beauty of the earth and sky and sea, for the songs of birds and the loveliness of flowers, for the wonders of your animal kingdom. In the light of the eye of a camel is reflected the glory of God, in the work of a ladybug is the soul of an artist.” – Ethel Pochocki
44. “We talked this afternoon of worlds that herd within the sky; of all the majesty and reach of stellar space, till I was grateful to the ladybug that crawled across my dress, just for its foolish speckled back, and for its littleness.” – Ethel A. Turner
45. “A sweet child of nature on a green turf lay smiling, with eyes like the blue sky and bright golden hair; and grasping the wild flow’rs gather’d from fairy bowers, when out crept a ladybird with wings light as air. It sat on her tiny hand as if ’twere a throne.” – Mrs. Joseph Rogers
46. “Ladybug! Call me Ladybug.” – Marinette Dupain-Cheng
47. “Please don’t bug the lady.” – Anonymous
48. “And as I removed the leaves, I saw a most wonderful congregation of these little Ladybugs—the ground was literally red with them for quite a distance around.” – Anonymous
49. “When in doubt, wear red.” – Bill Blass
50. “Plenty of ladybirds, plenty of hops.” – English proverb
What Does It Mean to Come Across a Ladybug?
With just one sight of these small, but bright beetles, there’s no doubt that in one way, shape, or form, our day will get brighter. There’s just something wonderful and magical about seeing such beautiful creatures perched on the branches of our plants in the garden.
What’s more, it’s said that once you come across a ladybug, it means that positive transformations and changes are underway. Ladybugs make us hopeful and give us a positive mindset. They remind us of happy times and new beginnings.
What do you think of a ladybug? What other things do you think a ladybug equates to? Let us know in the comments section below.