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. Anonymous
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
Donkey Kong, defender of the world's largest banana horde. Nick Cramer
I think I just invented the banana daquiri a couple centuries early. Steven Moffat
Bananas are an excellent source of potassium. Jim Davis
The tree of your body may be losing a cherry, but it's gaining two plums and a banana! Mark Ellinger
Tastes like onions and bananas, but strangely, something else. Pickles? Ken Koonce
Don't look now but i think this apes one banana short of a bunch. Larry Bernard
Bananas don't float. You said the Orangutan floated to you in a bundle of bananas, but bananas don't float. Yann Martel
Waking up too early / Maybe we can sleep in / Make you banana pancakes / Pretend like it's the weekend now / And we could pretend it all the time Jack Johnson
Bananas are one of the few fruits found in stores everywhere in the world. Frederic Patenaude
Banana tress can be grown anywhere that does not experiencing freezing temperatures. Frederic Patenaude
Bananas are a good food for those transitioning into a raw-vegan diet because bananas are high in sugar(with some starch), and are both filling and satisfying. Frederic Patenaude
Bananas are an excellent source of potassium, as many people know, and of other minerals and nutrients. Frederic Patenaude
The question of how it is possible for banana plants to multiply is answered very simply: by cloning. Lorna Piatti-Farnell
Bananas reproduce through a grafting system where parts of the banana plant are replanted to grow thousands of new one. Lorna Piatti-Farnell
Every banana is exactly the same as the next, with the same taste, the same texture, the same color and the virtually the same size. Lorna Piatti-Farnell
Every banana is a clone of itself. Lorna Piatti-Farnell
The cloning process grants the banana the ability to please the consumer with the same experience every time. Lorna Piatti-Farnell
In the early 1900's, British colonial policies transformed Jamaica into the major supplier of bananas to Britain, the largest market in Europe. Duke University Press
Banana isn't technically a tree, it actually has no trunk. Dan Koeppel
The proper term for banana's central support is a pseudo stem. Dan Koeppel
A typical Indian market sells dozens of banana types, including the country's favorite, Mysore, best described as a sweet and sour banana. Dan Koeppel
Peeling and eating the fruit is just the beginning of Indian banana cuisine. Dan Koeppel
Bananas are used it curries and stews; banana leaves are used as plates in many parts of the country. Dan Koeppel
Banana is an antique fruit crop of the world is known as 'Apple of the Paradise' and botanically named as Musa Paradisiaca. T. Radha
Banana is the staple food in Uganda, Bukoba and Tanzania. T. Radha
Banana is the most important traded tropical fruit. T. Radha
Banana was introduced to East Africa even before Christ and to the Mediterranean region about 650 AD. T. Radha
Banana is the most nourishing fruit, contains vitamins and minerals, and has several medicinal properties. T. Radha
Banana puree or mashed bananas are, at present, the highest volume processed banana product. Laszlo Somogyi
The banana is a berry originally containing numerous hard seeds and historians speculate that its root was the edible portion. Marilyn Rittenhouse Harris
Banana has been cultivated for at least 10,000-15,000 years. Marilyn Rittenhouse Harris
Early man propagated the species to give more fruit and less seeds, hence the seedless banana. Marilyn Rittenhouse Harris
From its origin in the Asian tropics, the Arabs carries the banana to Africa and to the Canary Islands, from which the Portuguese or Spanish took it to the New World. Marilyn Rittenhouse Harris
The banana has captured the imagination of man throughout history in legends, religious practices, and music. Marilyn Rittenhouse Harris
The conventional technique for making dried banana chips is to use unripe fruit having a solid texture and sugar. Jasper Woodroof