"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
"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
- 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
- Aaron Spelling