Matsuo Bashō

A Quote by Matsuo Bashō on kindness

I hope to have gathered
To repay your kindness
The willow leaves
Scattered in the garden.

Matsuo Bashō

Source: The Narrow Road to the Deep North: And Other Travel Sketches

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A Quote by Matsuo Bashō

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps fo the men of old; seek what they sought

Matsuo Bashō

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A Quote by Matsuo Bashō on matsuo basho

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of great people; seek what they sought.

Matsuo Bashō

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A Quote by Matsuo Bashō on saints, sages, and mystics

I do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; I seek the things they sought.

Matsuo Bashō

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A Quote by Matsuo Bashō

Seek not to follow in the footsteps of the wise;
rather seek what they sought.

Matsuo Bashō

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A Quote by Matsuo Bashō on life

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Now the swinging bridge Is quieted with creepers ... Like our tendrilled life.

Matsuo Bashō

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A Quote by Matsuo Bashō

When I speak My lips feel cold - The autumn wind.

Matsuo Bashō

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A Quote by Matsuo Bashō

The oak tree: not interested in cherry blossoms.

Matsuo Bashō

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A Quote by Matsuo Bashō

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.

Matsuo Bashō

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A Quote by Matsuo Bashō on justice

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Just washed, How chill The white leeks!

Matsuo Bashō

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