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The gold-barr'd butterflies to and from And over the waterside wander'd and wove As heedless and idle as clouds that rove And drift by the peaks of perpetual snow. (Quote by - Joaquin Miller)

I saw a poet chase a butterfly in a meadow. He put his net on a bench where a boy sat reading a book. It's a misfortune that it is usually the other way round. (Quote by - Karl Kraus)

They seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if they had surprised a butterfly in the winter woods. (Quote by - Edith Wharton)

Just living is not enough, said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower." (Quote by - Hans Christian Anderson)

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. (Quote by - Rabindranath Tagore)

Far out at sea,--the sun was high, While veer'd the wind and flapped the sail, We saw a snow-white butterfly Dancing before the fitful gale, Far out at sea. (Quote by - Richard Hengist Horne)

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. (Quote by - Richard Buckminster Fuller)

I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

I'd be a butterfly, born in a bower, Where roses and lilies and violets meet. (Quote by - Thomas Haynes Bayly)

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. (Quote by - Richard Bach)

And many an ante-natal tomb When butterflies dream of the life to come. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

The caterpillar does all the work but the butterfly gets all the publicity. (Quote by - Attributed to George Carlin)

Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine. (Quote by - Jeffrey Glassberg)

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. (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

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. (Quote by - Andre Gide)

Gray sail against the sky, Gray butterfly! Have you a dream for going. Or are you the blind wind's blowing? (Quote by - Dana Burnet)

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. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

Not quite birds, as they were not quite flowers, mysterious and fascinating as are all indeterminate creatures. (Quote by - Elizabeth Goudge)

Butterflies are self propelled flowers. (Quote by - R.H. Heinlein)

We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever. (Quote by - Carl Sagan)


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