Koala Sayings and Quotes

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


Does koala bear poop smell like cough drops?     

Tom Robbins

In Australia, a land so dry and arid, Koalas live in trees by day in order to bear it.      

C.D. Roberts

The naïve tend to think that, by feeding a snake, it will turn into a koala one day.     

Robin Sacredfire

Our slow moving koala is a triumph of evolution, able to survive and thrive on a diet of gum leaves, not the most nutritious plants. Its solution to the problem of handling such food made the koala a success story of the Australian forests.     

Stephen Jackson

If you would be gay and free, take my tip and live in a tree.     

Norman Lindsay

The koala thinks the day is for sleeping; the night for living.     

Thomas Wood

We have simultaneously raised the koala up high in our estimation and lowered its chance of survival…Ours is a love-hate relationship of far-reaching consequences.     

Ann Sharp

It is one of the most extraordinary occurrences in the whole story of natural history that such a most peculiar animal should have received no scientific name for eight years after its first record.      

Tom Iredale

It stands quite alone the solitary species of its genus.      

John Gould

Eat away, chew away, munch and bolt and guzzle. Never leave the table till you’re full up to the muzzle.     

Norman Lindsay