Butterfly Quotes

Who doesn’t love a butterfly? They are enchanting, fragile, quiet, beautiful and inspiring with their delicate features, charm, and fascination. No wonder they are used in paintings, poetry and, yes, butterfly quotes!

Butterflies are self propelled flowers. R.H. Heinlein

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

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

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Muhammad Ali

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

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

If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies. Unknown

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

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

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

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

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

The butterfly is a flying flower,
The flower a tethered butterfly.
Ponce Denis Écouchard Lebrun

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

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

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

What’s a butterfly garden without butterflies? Roy Rogers