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"It does not affect your daily life very much if your
neighbor marries a box turtle. But that does not mean it is
right. Now you must raise your children up in a world where
that union of man and box turtle is on the same legal
footing as man and wife."

- John Cornyn

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks
his neck out.

- James Bryant Conant

"And when you look at the Turtle's movie there is something
there, definitely something there."

- Eddie Campbell

"All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle"

- Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes (American Poet, Lecturer and
Essayist, 1803-1882)

"A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out."

- Korean Proverb quotes

"I am now a turtle. Virtually everything I own is on my back
and suffice it to say I am one ton lighter and therefore
2,000 pounds happier. All houses are gone."

- Bobby Darin

"'I know up on the top you are seeing great sights, but down
at the bottom we, too, should have rights.' 'Yertle the
Turtle and Other Stories'"

- Dr. Seuss quotes (American Writer and Cartoonist best
known for his collection of children's books. 1904-1991)

"Watch the turtle. He only moves forward by sticking his
neck out."

- Lou Gerstner

"I'm as self-contained as a turtle. When I put my key in the
ignition, I have my home right behind me."

- Esther Tallamy

"You are absolutely free to describe me as a turtle or something."

- Paul Giamatti

"Try to be like the turtle -- at ease in your own shell..."

- Bill Copeland

"Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you
know he had some help."

- Alex Haley

"Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a
mustache: You won't be able to find it. But when your heart
is ready, peace will come looking for you."

- Ajahn Chah (famous Thai Buddhist, 1918-1992)

"Gypsy was the name my brother gave a pet turtle he had. I
always thought it was so peculiar."

- Joel Hodgson

"'Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with,' the Mock
Turtle replied, 'and then the different branches of
Arithmetic Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and

- Lewis Carroll quotes (English Logician, Mathematician,
Photographer and Novelist, especially remembered for Alice's
Adventures in Wonderland. 1832-1898)

"I actually think I'm more of a turtle than Verne is. Where
Verne is up on two legs and moving at full speed and doesn't
pull his head into the shell very often, I in reality was
five or ten minutes later to every recording session."

- Garry Shandling

"It's OK to do cute little things like kissing a turtle, but
you can't kiss another person because he's a different
color? Give me a break. And you have to remember, I'm from
Dallas, Texas."

- Aaron Spelling

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