“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.”
– Richard Bach
“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.”
– Anna Pavlova
Butterflies and Moths (British) W Ferneaux
New Impression 1907 –
Gilt butterfly detail from the cover and 2/12 attractive chromolithograph color plates
This Philip Treacy butterfly headdress was made from handpainted turkey feathers and was part of his SS08 collection.
Photo by Victoria and Albert museum London
Alexander McQueen Spring 2012
“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”
— Maya Angelou
The Forest Pierrot, photographed by @deliasbutterflies
This small butterfly is found is low elevation forests in Asia.
Species: Taraka hamada thalaba
Blue Morpho Butterflies
“Green was the silence, wet was the light,
the month of June trembled like a butterfly.”
— Pablo Neruda, from Sonnet 40 featured in 100 Love Sonnets.