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 Matsuö Basho - “Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.”
 Matsuö Basho - “Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old seek what they sought.”
 Matsuö Basho - “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.”
 Matsuö Basho - “Japanese haiku poets found something morose in the sound, an omen of the cicada's short adult life. In the cicada's cry, ... no sign can foretell how soon it must die.”
 Matsuö Basho - “The moon is brighter since the barn burned”
 Matsuö Basho - “The moon is brighter since the barn burned.”
 Matsuö Basho - “There is nothing you can see that is not a flower There is nothing you can think that is not the moon.”
 Matsuö Basho - “Sabi is the color of haikai. It is different from tranquility. For example, if an old man dresses up in armor and helmet and goes to the battlefield, or in colorful brocade kimono, attending (his lord) at a banquet, sabi is like this old figure.”
 Matsuö Basho - “Around existence twine,(Oh, bridge that hangs across the gorge)ropes of twisted vine.”
 Matsuö Basho - “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old seek what they sought.”
 Matsuö Basho - “Just washed, How chill The white leeks”
 Matsuö Basho - “The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.”
 Matsuö Basho - “The oak tree not interested in cherry blossoms.”
 Matsuö Basho - “When I speak My lips feel cold The autumn wind.”
 Matsuö Basho - “Now the swinging bridge Is quieted with creepers Like our tendrilled life.”
 Matsuö Basho - “Clapping my hands with the echoes the summer moon begins to dawn.”
 Matsuö Basho - “O cricket from your cherry cry No one would ever guess How quickly you must die.”
 Matsuö Basho - “From all these trees, in the salads, the soup, everywhere, cherry blossoms fall.”
 Basho - “Old pond frog jump in water-sound.”