Matsuo Basho - Quotes

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Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. ---->>>

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. ---->>>

There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon. ---->>>

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

Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought. ---->>>

The moon is brighter since the barn burned. ---->>>


Nationality: Japanese
Born: 06-21, 2015
Die: November 28, 1694
Occupation: Poet

Matsuo Bashō (松尾 芭蕉, 1644–1694), born 松尾 金作, then Matsuo Chūemon Munefusa (松尾 忠右衛門 宗房), was the most famous poet of the Edo period in Japan. During his lifetime, Bashō was recognized for his works in the collaborative haikai no renga form; today, after centuries of commentary, he is recognized as the greatest master of haiku (then called hokku) (wikipedia)