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Quote Left We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. Quote Right
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Quote Left Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Quote Right
by Muhammad Ali | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. Quote Right
by Rabindranath Tagore | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Just living is not enough, said the Butterfly. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. Quote Right
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Quote Left Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee Quote Right
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Quote Left The butterfly's attractiveness derives not only from colors and symmetry: deeper motives contribute to it. We would not think them so beautiful if they did not fly, or if they flew straight and briskly like bees, or if they stung, or above all if they did not enact the perturbing mystery of metamorphosis: the latter assumes in our eyes the value of a badly decoded message, a symbol, a sign. Quote Right
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Quote Left For example, there is a species of butterfly, a night-moth, in which the females are much less common than the males. The moths breed exactly like all animals, the male fertilizes the female and the female lays the eggs. Now, if you take a female night moth----many naturalists have tried this experiment---the male moths will visit this female at night and they will come from hours away. From hours away! Just think! From a distance of several miles all these males sense the only female in the region. One looks for an explanation for this phenomenon but it is not easy. You must assume that they have a sense of smell of some sort like a hunting dog that can pick up and follow a semmingly imperceptible scent. Do you see? Nature abounds with such inexplicable things. But my argument is: if the female moths were as abundant as the males, the latter would not have such a highly developed sense of smell. They've acquired it only because they had to train themseleves to to have it. If a person were to concentrate all his will power on a certain end, then he would achieve it. That's all. And that also answers your question. Examine a person closely enough and you know more about him than he does himself. Quote Right
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Quote Left What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly. Quote Right
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Quote Left The caterpillar does all the work but the butterfly gets all the publicity Quote Right
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Quote Left Death is simply a shedding of the physical body like the butterfly shedding its cocoon. It is a transition to a higher state of consciousness where you continue to perceive, to understand, to laugh, and to be able to grow. Quote Right
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Quote Left Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left Happiness is a butterfly which when pursued is just out of grasp... But if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left I know not if I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or if I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left No matter how hard it is, true love is also the result of an accident in the dream of our life, and that accident is an event that happens in our soul. This event can be in another transcendental reality a volcano, a butterfly, a mountain or any other possible image we cannot even imagine. Quote Right
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Quote Left No lepidopterist's collection in the entire world...full if iridescent wings, is worth the life of a single butterfly. Quote Right
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Quote Left Spin and die, To live again as butterfly. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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 the butterfly. Quote Right
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Quote Left You think of me just like a butterfly You wanna pin me to your wall so I can never fly. Just like a flower that you need to dry Caught between two books, squeeze me till I die Quote Right
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Quote Left The person who kills for fun is announcing that, could he get away with it, he'd kill you for fun. Your...life may be of no consequence to anyone else but is invaluable to you because it's the only one you've got. Exactly the same is true of each individual deer, hare, rabbit, fox, fish, pheasant and butterfly. Humans should enjoy their own lives, not taking others'. Quote Right
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Quote Left What the caterpillar calls the end, the butterfly calls the beginning. Quote Right
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Quote Left Slow Dance Have you ever watched kids On a merry-go-round? Or listened to the rain Slapping on the ground? Ever followed a butterfly's erratic flight? Or gazed at the sun into the fading night? You better slow down. Don't dance so fast. Time is short. The music won't last. Do you run through each day On the fly? When you ask, 'How are you?' Do you hear the reply? When the day is done Do you lie in your bed With the next hundred chores Running through your head? You'd better slow down Don't dance so fast. Time is short. The music won't last. Ever told your child, 'We'll do it tomorrow' And in your haste, Not see his sorrow? Ever lost touch, Let a good friendship die Cause you never had time To call and say,'Hi?' You'd better slow down. Don't dance so fast. Time is short. The music won't last. When you run so fast to get somewhere, You miss half the fun of getting there. When you worry and hurry through your day, It is like an unopened gift... Thrown away. Life is not a race. Do take it slower. Hear the music, Before the song is over. Quote Right
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