How does one become a butterfly? Pooh asked pensively. You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar. Piglet replied, ‘You mean to die?’ asked Pooh. “Yes and no, ‘he answered. ‘What looks like you will die, but what’s really you will live on’
– A. A. Milne
“Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you would sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”
– Nathaniel Hawthorne
“I sit beside the fire and think of all that I have seen, of meadow flowers and butterflies in summers that have been.