Quotes by butterfly
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Richard Buckminster Fuller
American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-1983
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
American Boxer 1942-
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
American short story writer 1804-1864
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.
B. D. Wong
American actor 1960-
Having done 'M. Butterfly,' I'm conscious of the choices women make with their clothes and makeup on screen.
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.
Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
Immortality is a ridiculous illusion, an empty word, a butterfly net chasing the wind.Source: De grap (1967)
French writer 1869-1951
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.
American author 1936-
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly.Source: Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the 1881-1931
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.
English poet 1688-1744
Who breaks a butterfly on a wheel?