Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Banana Quotes from famous authors such as Vincent Bugliosi, Trish Regan, Gary Jennings, Mireille Enos, Kolo Toure. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
This is America, not a banana republic.
A banana republic we are not.
When I was living in Mexico and writing a book called ‘Aztec,’ I had to make a deliberate effort to ignore a lot of the ‘typically Mexican landscape’ around me – banana and citrus groves, roses and carnations, burros and toros – because they did not exist in Mexico in the 15th century, the time of my book.
I’m positive and I smile a lot, and I’m kind of a banana, but serious work just seems to find me, so I’m not going to argue with it.
My wish was to finish my career at Arsenal, but there are always banana skins.
I compost at home. I’m always taking old banana peels, eggshells, coffee beans, or whatever it is, and putting them in a compost bin and then using it in my backyard.
I cannot go to Montreal without going to Beauty’s, my favorite place for breakfast, where I have the Mish-Mash omelet with hot dogs, salami, eggs, green peppers, and onions, and the best banana bread in the world. It’s legendary!
When we arrived in the U.K. on the banana boat, we settled right by Old Trafford.
My favorite dessert is banana pudding.
An hour and a half before games, I always eat fruit – a banana, an apple, and an orange – because I’m trying to get natural energy. You get natural sugars and natural energy from that.
I love making smoothies post-workout. My favorite – depending on the day – is either a chocolate whey protein shake with banana and peanut butter, or one with vanilla and berries.
Honduras was the original ‘banana republic,’ and its poverty remains extreme.
I never looked at being second banana to anybody, I never felt that way, ever. If other people did, that’s the way they looked at it, but I never did.
I had to be sick for a scene in the first season, and we used some fruit smoothies with little banana chunks. I had to put it in my mouth and spit it out. It was absolutely delicious.
I blow up fireworks all the time, and I love making milkshakes and banana splits.
My son Simon had one of Elvis’s favorite meals when we visited Graceland – a peanut butter and banana sandwich. Fried! Can you imagine the cholesterol?
My favorite healthy foods are Jamaican chicken soup, Jamaican chicken stew peas, Jamaican brown stew chicken, plantains and banana chips.
There’s nobody more opposite from John Shaft than a kid who worships a banana as his god.
Usually I like to work out in the morning before I eat. After the workout, I like to eat a banana and definitely some oatmeal for a little bit extra boost.
In a pinch, when my leather shoes need a quick shine, I take the inside of a banana peel and rub it on the leather like I would a shoe wax. Then I spit-shine it and buff it with a cloth, and my shoes look great.
I normally don’t love green juices, but Body & Eden makes theirs tasty by blending ingredients like avocado and banana with the usual suspects like kale and spinach. Delicious as they are, they’re low calorie, and the drink names are catchy: I Have Balance, I Have Energy, and my favorite, I Have Calm.
I like getting my hand raised and I’ll take it any way I can get it. Slipping on a banana peel, by the skin of my teeth. By any means, you know?
Treated more like a vegetable than a fruit, plantains can be prepared in various ways depending on their stage of ripeness. Just like a banana, the further the fruit ripens, the more of its starch is converted to sugar.
I feel pretty good. My body actually looks like an old banana, but it’s fine.
I used to work for a management consulting company, so I dressed differently – business casual, probably a lot of things from Banana Republic. My wardrobe now is definitely more expensive, but I always dress for the occasion.
In the D’Acampo family we have pancakes with banana and chocolate sauce for breakfast every Sunday, no matter what.
The best part of Onam is the food. For breakfast, we have ila ada and boiled bananas with banana chips, it’s a brilliant combination.
Before the military coup in Chile, we had the idea that military coups happen in Banana Republics, somewhere in Central America. It would never happen in Chile. Chile was such a solid democracy. And when it happened, it had brutal characteristics.
I did, of course, eventually find my way into television, taking all kinds of jobs, climbing the ranks rung by rung. Anyway, it was several years later, when I was working nationally in Hollywood as the announcer and second banana on ABC-TV’s late-night entry, ‘The Joey Bishop Show,’ that I had my big moment.
I want to sit down, and I want to laugh. Nothing works better for me than watching somebody slip on a banana peel.
I think Chris Rock at the Oscars was a great example. I thought that was intellectually hilarious. The Gap starts a war with Banana Republic… That to me was funny.
During a fight with Anderson Silva, I slipped on an imaginary banana peel.
If you bite and chew the peel of a banana, then eat the fruit of the banana itself, you will find that it tastes like a tomato. I swear.
I speak as the journalist who, on the first day back at work for ‘The Daily Telegraph’ after the birth of my daughter, went to interview Tom Hanks with an epaulette of banana sick on my jacket.
I’m a baker. I’m really good at muffins. I’m really good at banana bread. I’m really good at making cookies. I’m really good at making biscuits – all the really bad stuff.
I love to create this green juice shake made from kale, spinach, cucumber and wheatgrass. The nutrients in the juice help me recover after a tough workout. The Kale Banana Smoothie at LYFE Kitchen is very similar to my recipe and is fantastic.
I’m a busy mom and I’m a big snacker throughout the day, so I’ll do everything from leftovers from what my children did not eat, whether that’s like a half bowl of cereal or a banana or whatever.
Above Hilo, broad lands sweeping up cloudwards, with their sugar cane, kalo, melons, pine-apples, and banana groves suggest the boundless liberality of Nature.
I am Amaxon Corazon Junia Principia Delgado the Third, and I bent over my meal and wept luxurious tears into my green banana porridge. It was a perfect decoction, and it now would not satisfy me.
Home-made smoothies are a great way of satisfying a sweet tooth. Adding in things like frozen banana will make it taste super sweet and creamy.
I used to go to Haagen-Dazs and order three banana splits at a time!
Something will pop up in my head. It could be like the weirdest thing. Like all’a sudden like I have like a jumping banana in my head.
I love Banana Boat’s brand. They don’t test on animals; they’re natural. Their kids’ products are amazing.
We are not a banana republic.
I think cheese smells funny, but I feel bananas ‘are’ funny. I’m assuming Swamp told the whole story of the executives seriously asking us to replace the banana with cheese because they thought it was funnier.
I used to love martial arts movies starring Bruce Lee and Jean Claude Van Damme. In one of Van Damme’s movies, he would break a pine tree. I would kick banana trees because I used to live on a farm. My father would get mad at me because I would break all of the banana trees around.
I was asked to go in a banana suit once or eat as many doughnuts as possible. I would not do those things. I don’t eat doughnuts so why would I eat 20.
Without hurting anybody, we all tend to laugh at others’ discomfort. When someone slips on a banana skin and falls it’s funny.
Banana republics are run on cronyism.
It so fascinates me how we always laugh when somebody falls on a banana peel, how comedy and injury are often so interwoven. I’ve always been a sucker for that.
My next book’s title is going to be, ‘I Have One Foot in the Grave and Another on a Banana Peel.’
When you slip on a banana peel, people laugh at you; but when you tell people you slipped on a banana peel, it’s your laugh. So you become the hero rather than the victim of the joke.
I have the same thing every day. I find it comforting. I have a banana, but I can never eat the whole banana. And I’ll drink a couple of Actimels. And some kind of cereal with almond milk. And then after that, I have a Coke.
As far as I’m concerned, when the Queen, who we all love very much, is finished with her reign then Britain should go and stop being a banana republic as it is when we have the royal family and become a real republic.
Comfortably middle-class, I had shopped for years at the likes of Saks outlet Off Fifth, Banana Republic, and Zara. My mom raised me to believe clothes should be comfortable and practical, not frivolous.
The people went out and voted the banana man, and the Tabulation Center counted the tally sheets.
Although the plantain is a staple ingredient in cuisines around the world, its not as popular in America as the banana just yet. However, with its limitless versatility, the plantain should make its way into your cooking repertoire if it hasnt already.
And I don’t want my assets to be stuck inside a banana republic in the midst of a huge socialist experiment.
What I do normally is I do the cardio, then I’ll eat – protein shake, oatmeal, banana – then I’ll hit the gym, and I’ll be in the gym for two hours.
Indeed it is possible to stand with one foot on the inevitable ‘banana peel’ of life with both eyes peering into the Great Beyond, and still be happy, comfortable, and serene – if we will even so much as smile.
I drink a lot of Body Armor – it’s a sports drink. It offers great hydration, and it’s the best before/after drink for workouts. Orange mango is my favorite. Strawberry banana is a close second.
You have to give people permission to laugh. That’s why they would always cut to the banana peel in the Laurel and Hardy movies.
I love aloe vera, and I apply a lot of fruit and vegetable pulp as masks on my skin – fresh tomatoes, banana, avocado – anything that is around me.
I usually run in the morning and like to have something substantial but light to eat before and after. My go-to choices are either a banana with almond butter or a smoothie.
I resent the label on cigarettes. If they’re going to warn you, why don’t they put the same sign at the entrance to every freeway or on every banana that’s sold? You can slip on the peel, you know.
We have little bags we pack specifically for touch-up makeup if you’re chosen for the top 16. I knew I had to sneak in my banana because nothing calms my nerves like it! I don’t know if it’s the potassium, but I need it before I get on stage because it always calms me down.