38 Grasshopper Quotes, Sayings and Proverbs about Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers are fascinating insects that have long been a part of human mythology.

Grasshoppers are know to represent agility, adaptability, and the power of perseverance.

Grasshoppers are found worldwide in grasslands and other arid regions.


Grasshoppers have two sets of wings, large antennae, and strong hind legs.

Best Grasshopper Quotes


Grasshopper always wrong in argument with chicken. ~ Bertrand Russell.


A grasshopper is nothing, but a mosquito turned hulk. ~ Unknown.

No, means yes in grasshopper language. ~ Noel Fielding.

You need to learn patience, you grasshopper. ~ Nicholas Sparks.

Ride an elephant to catch a grasshopper. ~ Thai Proverb.

The grasshopper is dear to the grasshopper, the ant loves the ant. ~ Latin Proverb.

The grasshopper flies about, but the kingfisher watches him. ~ Samoan Proverb.


Now climb, young grasshopper, so your Kung Fu won’t be weak. ~ Ilona Andrews.

And the grasshopper shall be a burden. ~ The Bible.

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Famous Grasshopper Quotes

A grasshopper that sleeps about will be soon awake in a lizard’s mouth. ~ African Proverb.

The grasshopper which is always near its mother eats the best food. ~ Ghanaian Proverb.

If a grasshopper tries to fight a lawnmower, one may admire his courage but not his judgment. ~ Robert A. Heinlein.

The white people were as thick and numerous and aimless as grasshoppers, moving always in a hurry but never seeming to get to whatever place it was they were going to. ~ Dee Brown.


A fight between grasshoppers is a joy to the crow. ~ African Proverb.

When a man makes alliance with the Almighty, giants look like grasshoppers. ~ Vance Havner.

A grasshopper shrilled in a tuft at her feet and was answered by other shrillings among the gorse bushes; a solitary rook flapped heavily overhead, and a pair of goldfinches twittered among the thistle-down; there was no other sound except the scarcely perceptible never-ceasing sighing of the wind in the pines and its rustling of acres of heath-bells. ~ Flora Thompson.

Top Grasshopper Quotes

I miss the grasshoppers much, but suppose it is all for the best. I should become too much attached to a trotting world. ~ Emily Dickinson.

Happy insect! what can be In happiness compared to thee? Fed with nourishment divine, The dewy morning’s gentle wine! Nature waits upon thee still, And thy verdant cup does fill; ‘Tis fill’d wherever thou dost tread, Nature’s self’s thy Ganymede. ~ Abraham Cowley.


You are unique, and this is a beautiful, beautiful thing, grasshopper. ~ Libba Bray.

I’ve learnt to gather simplicity from grasshoppers. I like their naive indecisive minds never knowing exactly when to stop chirping, and I envy their ability to be able to mingle with the green. ~ Munia Khan.

All things come to those who wait. ~ Violet Fane.


When God pleads his people’s cause he can deal with giants as with grasshoppers. ~ Matthew Henry.

Chiefs who no more in bloody fights engage, But wise through time, and narrative with age, In summer days like grasshoppers rejoice. A bloodless race, that send a feeble voice. ~ Alexander Pope.

Giddy grasshopper Take care. Do not leap and crush These pearls of dewdrop. ~ Kobayashi Issa.


Grasshopper to grasshopper, ant to ant is dear, hawks love hawks, but I the muse and song. ~ Theocritus.

One can’t give a grasshopper to a child if one has not caught it yet. ~ Malagasy Proverb.

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. ~ Henry David Thoreau.

A grasshopper jumps into it: the summer dusk. ~ Michael McClintock.

How narrow is the vision that exalts the busyness of the ant above the singing of the grasshopper. ~ Khalil Gibran.


A grasshopper in the mouth is worth two in the grass. ~ Road Runner.

Crowds of bees are giddy with clover Crowds of grasshoppers skip at our feet, Crowds of larks at their matins hang over, Thanking the Lord for a life so sweet. ~ Jean Ingelow.

Deep Grasshopper Quotes

The water in music the oar forsakes. The air in music the wing forsakes. All things move in music and write it. The mouse, lizard, and grasshopper sing together on the Turlock sands, sing with the morning stars. ~ John Muir.

The heaven of a grasshopper is the wheat field; the heaven of man is the same place, the very earth itself where we get our food and build our happiness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan.

A restless grasshopper eventually ends up in a bird’s teeth. ~ African Proverb.


If the hill is on fire the grasshoppers are roasted. ~ Malagasy Proverb.

Feeling well that breathed words Would all be lost, unheard, and vain as swords Against the enchased crocodile, or leaps Of grasshoppers against the sun. ~ John Keats.

Green little vaulter, in the sunny grass, Catching your heart up at the feel of June, Sole noise that’s heard amidst the lazy noon, When even the bees lag at the summoning brass. ~ Leigh Hunt.

So these were the 38 top quotes about Grasshopper.

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Sources and References:

  1. Grasshoppers Quotes – Goodreads
  2. Grasshopper Sayings and Quotes
  3. TOP 25 GRASSHOPPERS QUOTES (of 58) – A-Z Quotes
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