Muhammad Ali & Bo Denney - R Buckminster Fuller - John Keats - George Carlin - Arakida Moritake - Derek TV - Cider With Rosie 2015 - David Attenborough TV -
Bo Deeney: You’re going to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.
Bo Deeney: Rumble, young man, rumble.
Muhammad Ali: That’s what we’re gonna do. You heard it. That’s my trainer – he’ll tell ya.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. R Buckminster Fuller
I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain. John Keats, Bright Star
The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity. George Carlin
A fallen blossom
returning to the bough, I thought –
But no, a butterfly. Arakida Moritake, Traditional Japanese Poetry: An Anthology
Butterflies are the gayest insect. Derek – The Special, Channel 4 2014
The chatter of haymakers drifted on waves of air from the fields humming with the blundering bees and flickering with the scarlet butterflies. Cider with Rosie ***** 2015 starring Samantha Mortin & Archie Cox & Ruby Ashbourne Serkis & Emma Curtis & Jessica Hynes & June Whitfield & Annette Crosbie & Timothy Spall & Billy Howle & Georgie Smith et al, director Philippa Lowthorpe, BBC 2015
The Painted Lady [butterfly] seems to appear magically out of nowhere … Painted Ladies do indeed cross the sea: they were found to fly all the way from north Africa to Britain. Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities s2e10, Magical Appearances, Sky 2013