Banana Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old banana quotes, banana sayings, and banana proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If you throw a banana at a wall, there's a small possibility that it will pass through the wall.     

Garth Risk Hallberg

Any ape can reach for a banana, but only humans can reach for the stars.     

Vilayanur S. Ramachandran

Never make eye contact with anyone while eating a banana.     

Harry Style

An old banana leaf was once young and green.     

Nigerian Proverb

Believe it or not, bananas do contain a small quantity of Musa Sapientum bananadine, which is a mild, short-lasting psychedelic.     

William Powell

Where the banana grows man is sensual and cruel.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You never know where to look when eating a banana.     

Peter Kay

You cannot taste me, until you undress me. Sincerely, banana.     


Goals are like bananas, they come in bunches.     

Brendan Morrison

If the banana pest doesn't die it will always reach at the ripe banana.     

African Proverb

Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.     

Bill Gates

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.     

Groucho Marx

The weakest part of the banana is its underside. It's better to store them on their belly or hang them on a tree. That's why bananas aren't piled two layers high.     

Willie LeHay

Anything can happen. The great banana peel of existence is always on the floor somewhere.     

Robert Fulghum

No fruit dies so vile and offensive a death as the banana.     

Kiran Desai

Life is full of banana skins. You slip, you carry on.     

Daphne Guinness

The woman who gives birth to a child is like the banana tree that breaks under the weight of its fruit.     

Kikuyu Proverb

On a traffic light green means go and yellow means yield, but on a banana it's just the opposite. Green means hold on, yellow means go ahead, and red means where the hell did you get that banana at.     

Mitch Hedberg

If you must eat a banana in public, never make eye contact.     

Darynda Jones

The banana is good for retaining water, and the sugar brings me up. It's going to look like oatmeal when it's done, but it tastes much better.     

Helio Castroneves