I am a happy camper so I guess I’m doing something right. Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.— Henry David Thoreau
Tremendous Like A Butterfly quotations
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.
She was elusive. She was today. She was tomorrow. She was the faintest scent of a cactus flower, the flitting shadow of an elf owl. We did not know what to make of her. In our minds we tried to pin her to a cork board like a butterfly, but the pin merely went through and away she flew.
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
I was not content at home. . . I wanted to live like a colorful butterfly in the sun.
The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory.
We gon' float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. AH! Rumble, young man rumble! AH!
The creative life of the commercial photographer is like the life of a butterfly. Very seldom do we see a photographer who is really productive for more than eight or ten years.
I sting like a butterfly and punch like a flea.
We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.
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.
There is no help for you outside of yourself;
you are the creator of the universe. Like the silkworm you have built a cocoon around yourself.... Burst your own cocoon and come out as the beautiful butterfly, as the free soul. Then alone you will see Truth.
Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.
Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.
Life is like a butterfly. You can chase, or you can let it come to you.
Some say it is best not to go near the center of time.
Life is a vessel of sadness, but is noble to live life and without time there is no life. Others disagree. They would rather have an eternity of contentment, even if that eternity were fixed and frozen, like a butterfly mounted in a case.
I like - it's not that I want to be someone different from me, but I suppose it partly is that. I love creating a character in a fantastical situation, like Dr. Frankenstein, like Leo Bloom, a little caterpillar who blossoms into a butterfly. I love that.
She loved him because he had brought her back to life.
She had been like a caterpillar in a cocoon, and he had drawn her out and shown her that she was a butterfly.
There's a metaphor Vincent Eades likes to use: "If you examine a butterfly according to the laws of aerodynamics, it shouldn't be able to fly. But the butterfly doesn't know that, so it flies.
I like to feel the butterflies in the stomach, I like to go home and have a restless night and wonder how I'm going to be able to accomplish this feat, get jittery. That hunger and those butterflies in the stomach are very essential for all creative people.
Each one of us is like that butterfly the Butterfly Effect .
And each tiny move toward a more positive mindset can send ripples of positivity through our organizations our families and our communities.
Happiness is like a butterfly.
When I try to describe how I feel when you hold me, I get butterflies, I hear lullabies, it's hard to explain -- like the scent of a rose or the sound of the rain. It's too precious and too wonderful to give it a name.
She looked, and a scarlet butterfly flew away from her, away down the length of the tower, and then another, another, an unraveling scarf of butterflies like winged blood.
True beauty of dress consists in its simplicity .
. . What do these devotees of fashion gain? Only the satisfaction of being admired, like a butterfly.
World, they have taken the small children like butterflies and thrown them, beating their wings, into the fire--
Now I’m floating like a butterfly Stinging like a bee I earned my stripes I went from zero, to my own hero
The air is like a butterfly With frail blue wings. The happy earth looks at the sky And sings.
I could smell the curves of the river beyond the dusk and I saw the last light supine and tranquil upon tideflats like pieces of broken mirror, then beyond them lights began in the pale clear air, trembling a little like butterflies hovering a long way off.
Everybody knows what a caterpillar is, and it doesn't look anything like a butterfly.
And over it all, the butterflies swarmed, like a million yellow-pettalled flowers dancing on swirling winds.
he sucked the nectar from her heart like a famished butterfly.
Musical ideas sprang to my mind like a flight of butterflies, and all I had to do was to stretch out my hand to catch them.
Death is simply a shedding of the physical body, like the butterfly coming out of a cocoon. . . . It's like putting away your winter coat when spring comes.
A withered maple leaf has left its branch and is falling to the ground;
its movements resemble those of a butterfly in flight. Isn't it strange? The saddest and deadest of things is yet so like the gayest and most vital of creatures?