"To regret the exchange of earthly pleasures for the joys of heaven, is as if the grovelling caterpillar should lament that it must one day quit the nibbled leaf to soar aloft and flutter through the air, roving at will from flower to flower, sipping sweet honey from their cups, or basking in their sunny petals."
Give me the man who will surrender the whole world for a moss or a caterpillar, and impracticable visions for a simple human delight.Bruce Frederick Cummings
There is nothing more comfortable than a caterpillar and nothing more made for love than a butterfly. We need dresses that crawl and dresses that fly. Fashion is at once a caterpillar and a butterfly, caterpillar by day, butterfly by nightcoco chanel
As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys.orson scott card
A writer arrived at the monastery to write a book about the Master. "People say you are a genius . Are you?" he asked. "You might say so." said the Master, none too modestly. "And what makes one a genius?" "The ability to recognize." "Recognize what?" "The butterfly in a caterpillar: the eagle in an egg; the saint in a selfish human being."anthony de mello
...but here am I; Once a caterpillar, now a butterfly.Pet Shop Boys