54 Dragonfly Quotes, Captions and Sayings

Dragonflies are a kind of bug that is found all over the world.

These intriguing insects are readily identified by their elongated bodies and two unique pairs of shimmering wings in the sunshine.

Dragonflies have an astounding diversity of colors and patterns that add to their visual attractiveness.

Their iridescent bodies and wings vary in color from vivid blues and greens to more muted colors, giving them a stunning sight in their native surroundings.


Dragonflies are also admired for their graceful flying. They can hover, fly backwards and even sideways because to their strong and quick flight.

Dragonflies are a unique and crucial element of our planet’s biodiversity because of their agility, worldwide presence and spectacular appearance.

Top 10 Dragonfly Quotes


As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame. ~ Gerard Manley Hopkins.


May you touch dragonflies and stars, dance with fairies and talk to the moon. ~ Unknown.


On dragonfly wings with buttercup tea. ~ Indian Proverb.


A dragonfly arrives and leaves like a change of mind. ~ David Mitchell.


But for the hours… powerless to move as a dragonfly in amber. ~ Diana Gabaldon.


Dragonflies symbolize the change in perspective of yourself. ~ Unknown.


The beauteous dragonfly’s dancing by the waves of the rivulet glancing… her figure so slender. ~ Heinrich Heine.


The distant mountain reflected in his eyes dragonfly. ~ Kobayashi Issa.


A dragonfly to remind me even though we are apart. Your spirit is always with me, forever in my heart. ~ Unknown.


Deep in the sun-searched growths, the dragonfly hangs like a blue thread loosened from the sky. ~ Dante Gabriel Rossetti.


Danced and buzzed in the golden autumn light… the air was full of… glinting dragonflies shot …with gauzy wings and gleaming bodies. ~ Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Strength Dragonfly Quotes

The dragonfly brings dreams to reality and is the messenger of wisdom and enlightenment from other realms. ~ Unknown.

Add a pair of wings to a pepper pod, you would make a dragonfly. ~ Chris Bradford.


This dragonfly… He was hovering right in front of my face… How does he see me? I became enlightened. ~ Ziggy Marley.

I got to keep a clip for my hair. It had a pretty little dragonfly on it. ~ Mackenzie Foy.

The dragonfly brings dream to reality and is the messenger of wisdom and enlightenment from other realms. ~ Unknown.

So, that was Nature’s way. The mosquito felt pain and panic but the dragonfly knew nothing of cruelty. Humans would call it evil, the big dragonfly destroying the mosquito and ignoring the little insects suffering. ~ John Marsden.

Yesterday a child came out to wonder, caught a dragonfly inside a jar. Fearful when the sky was full of thunder and tearful at the falling of a star. ~ Joni Mitchell.


Their love as a dragonfly… stopping to visit the lotus. Eating dreams and drinking blue sky. ~ Janet Fitch.

The sun is lowering below the lines of the mountains that encase the town and stars sparkle across the sky like dragonflies. ~ Jessica Sorensen.

Symbolic Positive Dragonfly Quotes

Dragonflies are reminders that we are light and we can reflect light in powerful ways if we choose to do so. ~ Robyn Nola.


Time is for dragonflies and angels. The former live too little and the latter live too long. ~ James Thurber.

Sitting on the floor of a room in Japan, looking out on a small garden with flowers blooming and dragonflies hovering in space, I suddenly felt as if I had been too long above my boots. ~ Mark Tobey.

A barge of mist floated along the water, and dragonflies, iridescent blue ones, darted back and forth like they were stitching up the air. ~ Sue Monk Kidd.


Dragonfly with wings of blue, what makes me wonder just like you… the colors of life, just like you. ~ Johnny Dod.

The dragonfly spiritually embodies the stripping away of negativity that holds us back… Dragonflies are the keepers of dreams… Dragonflies inspire… creativity. ~ Beauty and the Green.

New Beginning Dragonfly Quotes

If you are old and you wish to be young again if only for a moment, try and identify a dragonfly. ~ Simon Barnes.

Despite its dark veins, the transparency of dragonfly’s wings assures me of a pure, innocent world. ~ Munia Khan.


Fly, Dragonfly, fly! Spread your wings… take off to the skies, follow the blowing winds! ~ OnlyEggy.

The other day, I tried to remember what was the word for ‘dragonfly’ and couldn’t. ~ Donna Tartt.

The dragonfly is an exceptionally beautiful insect… has four wings that beat independently… A dragonfly can put on a burst of speed… switch direction in a flash. ~ Richard Preston.

The dragonfly charm. Embrace the magic of nature & life will be filled with good fortune. ~ Viola Shipman.


Bound by blood, marked by the dragonfly. ~ L.L. Akers.

Inspirational Dragonfly Quotes

Living things tend to change unrecognizably… Who would deduce the dragonfly from the larva… the lawyer from the infant?- Diane Ackerman.

When a dragonfly flutters by, you may not realize, but it’s the greatest flier in nature. ~ Louie Schwartzberg.


In July the ant works, the dragonfly flaunts. ~ Russian Proverb.

I can still only see a dragonfly, its wings as thin and light as silk… But on the wings of this dragonfly, I take off and fly… It is our bodies these borrowed vehicles of flesh and bone, that weigh us down. ~ Daniela I Norris.


Restless dragonfly, darting, dancing over the ribbons of trailing weed. ~ Arthur Christopher Benson.

Dragonflies didn’t imagine they could sense the future. They just flew about, enjoying the sun on their wings. ~ Kate Morton.

Positive Dragonfly Quotes

Today I saw the dragonfly come from the wells where he did lie… A living flash of light he flew. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson.

One can hardly believe a dragonfly laid the eagle eggs. ~ Georgian Proverb.


A wet dragonfly can fly again! ~ Anaka Jones.

Magic is seeing wonder in nature’s every little thing, seeing how wonderful the fireflies are and how magical are the dragonflies. ~ Ama H. Vanniarachchy.

Anyone can buy a car or a night on the town… I don’t mean gawking at the Chrysler Building. I’m talking about the wing of a dragonfly. ~ Amor Towles.

The dragonfly pauses in the middle of an April rain to listen to the girl who cries. The girl… looks at the dragonfly and wonders what it means to pause in the middle of an April rain. ~ Robyn Nola.


I am the dragonfly rising on the wings of unlocked dreams on the verge of magical things. ~ Aimee Stewart.

Famous Dragonfly Quotes

The dragonfly is a transformer of the people… believed they went to the Star Nation and came back as dragonflies. Dragonflies were born in water. ~ Agnes Emma Baker-Pilgrim.

It’s very far away, it takes about half a day to get there. If we travel by my, uh, dragonfly. ~ Jimi Hendrix.

Did you know that at the time of the dinosaurs… Some dragonflies could be as big as a hawk. ~ Paulette Morin.


The dragonfly exists because it exists and for no other reason. ~ Marty Rubin.

Bees and butterflies, moths and dragonflies, the flowers and the brooks and the clouds. ~ George Macdonald.

Best Dragonfly Quotes

All these words, words like ‘evil’ and ‘vicious’, they meant nothing to Nature. Yes, evil was a human invention. ~ John Marsden.


Reflected in the dragonfly’s eye – mountains. ~ Kobayashi Issa.

I love to see the sunshine on the wings of the dragonflies… there is magic in it. ~ Ama H. Vanniarachchy.

Learn about the biology of the Dragonfly by watching the below video.

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