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Best Famous Matsuo Basho Quotes

Best famous Matsuo Basho quotes. Find, read, and share the best famous quotations by Matsuo Basho. These are the most popular quotations and best examples of quotes by Matsuo Basho.

Famous Matsuo Basho Quotes

Quote Left On my travels, stricken— my dreams over the dry land go on roving. Quote Right
Quote Left Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought. Quote Right
Quote Left Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought. Quote Right