Bamboo Quotes

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Bamboo Quotes

And then he got a long bamboo And tightly tied the sausage to it; Says he, “”This is the thing to do, And I am just the man to do it.

Andrew Barton Paterson

I stopped using plastic cooking spoons years ago and love my bamboo spoons and spatulas by Bambuhome.

Anna Getty

Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.

Bruce Lee

Do you see me in the meadow Coming from the woodland spring With a bamboo on my shoulder With a bamboo on my shoulder

Claude Mckay

Well, it was just, the bars was all just like the bamboo roofs and everything. You know. As I say, to me, it’s completely spoiled all, all these places now. Make them all just tourist traps.

David Walker

Memory that yearns to join the center, a limb remembering the body from which it has been severed, like those bamboo thighs of the god.

Derek Walcott

Memory that yearns to join the centre, a limb remembering the body from which it has been severed, like those bamboo thighs of the god.

Derek Walcott

I wanted to inspire people not to work under a bamboo ceiling. Whatever you are — yellow, black, white, brown — you don’t have to allow your skin to define who you are or how you operate your business. There’s not one face to anything.

Eddie Huang

You can learn from an ordinary bamboo leaf what ought to happen. It bends lower and lower under the weight of snow. Suddenly the snow slips to the ground without the leaf having stirred. Stay like that at the point of highest tension until the shot falls from you. So, indeed, it is: when the tension is fulfilled, the shot must fall, it must fall from the archer like snow from a bamboo leaf, before he even thinks it.

Eugen Herrigel

On a bended bamboo shouldered, Bearing a block of stone, Two worn out Coolies half-naked Utter their grunting groan.

Francis William Lauderdale Adams

Destroy the man of wicked thoughts, Like a bamboo-tree with its fruit.

Gautama Buddha

And as a friend at a major American newspaper said to me when I complained about this tendency in his own paper, ‘You know how these media narratives are. They’re like bamboo.’ Meaning, once they start growing, you can’t kill them.

George Weigel

And as a friend at a major American newspaper said to me when I complained about this tendency in his own paper, ‘You know how these media narratives are. They’re like bamboo.’ Meaning, once they start growing, you can’t kill them.

George Weigel

Lying down the young girl slides into sleeping. Her bamboo comb loosely attached to her hair

Ho Xuan Huong

The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.

Japanese Proverb

Golden bamboo wind beated Is far away care golden is the noble heart.

Jingtao Zhang

The human capacity for burden is like bamboo- far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.

Jodi Picoult

a cuckoo cries and through a thicket of bamboo the late moon shines.

Matsuo Basho

From the pine tree, learn of the pine tree; And from the bamboo, of the bamboo

Matsuo Basho

Learn about a pine tree from a pine tree, and about a bamboo plant from a bamboo plant.

Matsuo Basho

The key to great bamboo, Yamashita tells me, is space. Bamboo trees can reproduce for six years, but their roots need room to spread, and the sun needs room to bake the forest floor.

Matt Goulding

There is one thing sure about life: Life will push us hardly many times! When you are pushed, don’t be surprised; stay firm like a plane tree or be elastic like a bamboo!

Mehmet Murat ildan

When a storm comes, bamboo bends. It doesn’t break.

Michelle Moran

Study the teachings of the pine tree, the bamboo, and the plum blossom. The pine is evergreen, firmly rooted, and venerable. The bamboo is strong, resilient, unbreakable. The plum blossom is hardy, fragrant, and elegant.

Morihei Ueshiba

charging them with the highest treason, sweeping them away like piece of dirt, with cheap broomsticks of twined bamboo.

Nikhil Parekh

Dismantling weak foundations of cheap bamboo, tearing apart tin roofs from thatched hay, uprooting tree roots from deep recesses of ground

Nikhil Parekh

I liked the way; in which a plethora of bamboo sticks were used to construct fortified enclosures for dwelling.

Nikhil Parekh

The sparrows chirped enchanting rhymes in unison, hoisted fine threads of bamboo sticks to their place of dw elling

Nikhil Parekh

the sparrows chirped enchanting rhymes in unison, hoisted fine threads of bamboo sticks to their place of dw elling

Nikhil Parekh

When I drank water in a glass of pure bamboo; the liquid looked glistening and mesmerizing under the sun.

Nikhil Parekh

Bamboo is flexible, bending with the wind but never breaking, capable of adapting to any circumstance. It suggests resilience, meaning that we have the ability to bounce back even from the most difficult times.

Ping Fu

An evening she had watched the moon made dizzy by the shaking of bamboo leaves, and on many a rainy day the smell of the wet earth.

Rabindranath Tagore

The young bamboo can be easily bent, but the full grown bamboo breaks when it is bent with force. It is easy to bend the young heart towards God, but the untrained heart of the old escapes the hold whenever it is so drawn.

Ramakrishna Paramahansa

An ijjit grinnin’ in a dream — for shells an’ parrakeets, An’ walkin’-sticks o’ carved bamboo an’ blowfish stuffed an’ dried — Fillin’ my bunk wi’ rubbishry the Chief put overside.

Rudyard Kipling

Give me a Japanese division armed with bamboo spears and I’ll wipe out the entire Russian Far Eastern Army.

Sadao Araki

If we have a thousand bamboo spears, there’s nothing to worry about a war with the Soviet Union.

Sadao Araki

My mother always says, “The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak.” I can be very focused and determined. But, I can also be very stubborn. Be flexible be nuanced.

Sarah Lafleur

You’d think I was shoving bamboo splinters under your nails.

Stephenie Meyer

Bamboo is not a weed, it’s a flowering plant. Bamboo is a magnificent plant.

Steve Lacy

A blue canal the lake’s blue bound Breaks at the bamboo bridge; and lo!

William Ernest Henley

Constructed of thin strips of bamboo loosely bound to make a flat, rectangular, but flexible surface, sushi mats help tightly roll together the seaweed, sticky rice and fillings to create a sushi roll.

Xiaoyuan Yin

Ghostly smoke rises and fades away with a west wind strong in fields of small bamboo grasses and reedy fields.

Yosa Buson

Young bamboo trees — at Hashimoto, the courtesan, is she still there or not?

Yosa Buson

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