Caterpillar Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old caterpillar quotes, caterpillar sayings, and caterpillar proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
It is all too common forÂ caterpillars to become butterflies and then to maintain that in their youth they had been little butterflies. Maturation makes liars of us all.
George E. Vaillant
A caterpillar builds a coffin, a butterfly remembers a cocoon
As theÂ caterpillarÂ undergoes transformation within the cocoon before emerging as a butterfly; likewise, life experiences shape character.
Lorna Jackie Wilson
When a caterpillar spins its cocoon, it goes through a transformative process and then emerges as a butterfly. Similarly, when we go through a practice of meditation and prayer, we loosen our egoic grip on a sense of self that is separate from the Whole and become vehicles of the emergent evolutionary paradigm of love, peace , compassion, wisdom, harmony and oneness that seeks expression on the planet.
A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.
Just when the caterpillar thought â€œI am incapable of moving,â€ it became a butterfly.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
R. Buckminster Fuller
As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys.
Adding wings toÂ caterpillars does not create butterflies. It creates awkward and dysfunctionalÂ caterpillars. Butterflies are created through transformation.
Stephanie Pace Marshall
If a caterpillar doesn't know its future has wings, it hardly experiences itself as land-bound.
Why do the caterpillar and the ant have to be enemies? One eats leaves, and the other eats caterpillars. Oh, I see now.
Caterpillar sheds it's skin to find a butterfly within.
When a caterpillar bursts from its cocoon and discovers it has wings, it does not sit idly, hoping to one day turn back. It flies.
It is in being the caterpillar that you become the butterfly.
In nature a repulsive caterpillar turns into a lovely butterfly. But with human beings it is the other way round: a lovely butterfly turns into a repulsive caterpillar.
As theÂ caterpillarÂ undergoes transformation and emerges as a butterfly; likewise, character undergoes transformation through experiences, aspirations and beliefs. How will you emerge?
Lorna Jackie Wilson
TheÂ caterpillarÂ dies so the butterfly could be born. And, yet, theÂ caterpillarÂ lives in the butterfly and they are but one. So, when I die, it will be that I have been transformed from theÂ caterpillarÂ of earth to the butterfly of the universe.
When a caterpillar looks in the mirror, he sees a butterfly.Â
Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly.
Barbara Haines Howett
Caterpillars are nature's own vegetarians.
Anthony T. Hincks
Everybody knows what a caterpillar is, and it doesn't look anything like a butterfly.
The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.
We are like caterpillars contemplating pupation.
We kill all the caterpillars, then complain there are no butterflies.
Caterpillars can fly, if they just lighten up.
Scott J. Simmerman Ph.D.
A caterpillar must endure a season of isolation before it turns into a butterfly. Embrace the time you have alone, it will only make you stronger.
Why is a caterpillar wrapped in silk while it changes into a butterfly? So the other caterpillars can't hear the screams. Change hurts
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly.
The Caterpillar cannot understand the butterfly.
TheÂ caterpillarÂ turns to liquid before turning into a butterfly. Liquid. Thus washing away any speck of hisÂ caterpillarÂ self as he lies completely vulnerable to his environment in his chrysalis shell. One good solid gust of wind and theÂ caterpillars boned.