Turtles have been alive for more than 300 million years.
Most of the turtles are quite social.
Top 10 Turtle Quotes
We turtles don’t know the meaning of defeat. ~ Leonardo.
Sleepy turtles never catch up with the sunrise. ~ Jamaican Proverb.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. ~ Confucius.
To ward off evil, put a turtle shell underneath your door. ~ Angolan Proverb.
Never discourage anyone…who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. ~ Plato.
Love makes even a turtle smile. ~ Henrietta Newton.
Travel at your own pace. You will arrive. ~ Unknown.
The world kept turning and the Turtle moved. ~ Terry Pratchett.
I felt like time was a great sea, and I was floating on the back of a turtle, and no sails broke the horizon. ~ Janet Fitch.
Turtles are greater than baby nephews, because it’s ok to drop a turtle. ~ Unknown.
Famous Turtle Quotes
I’m slow and my wrinkles might annoy you, I’m green and slimy But I sure do my shell can protect you. ~ Unknown.
I suppose without curiosity a man would be a tortoise. Very comfortable life, a tortoise has. ~ Agatha Christie.
Take a walk with a turtle. And behold the world in pause. ~ Bruce Feiler.
All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
The turtle couldn’t help us. ~ Stephen King.
See the turtle of enormous girth, on his shell he holds the earth. If you want to run and play, come along the beam today. ~ Stephen King.
Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. ~ James Bryant Conant.
Best Turtle Quotes
The turtle lays thousands of eggs without anyone knowing, but when the hen lays an egg, the whole country is informed. ~ Malaysian Proverb.
But we are mostly what we are, and the turtle stretching toward delicious buds on high does not lighten his carapace by his resolve. ~ Arthur Miller.
Pat the shell of a turtle, and good luck will come to you. ~ Chinese proverb.
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.
And the turtles, of course all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be. ~ Dr. Seuss.
A turtle never abandons its carriage. ~ African Proverb.
Nature is slow, but sure; she works no faster than need be; she is the tortoise that wins the race by her perseverance. ~ Henry David Thoreau.
No man has ever seen a turtle climbing the wall. In order to do the things which are impossible for you, you need to change yourself, and better still, transform yourself into something new! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan.
Popular Turtle Quotes
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.
Like an alligator he can fully digest a turtle shell. ~ Bill Brasky.
The tortoise stores its wisdom in his shell. ~ Unknown.
Turtle makes all men equal. ~ Benjamin Disraeli.
Words have a life of their own. There is no telling what they will do. Within a matter of days, they can even turn turtle and mean the opposite. ~ Craig Brown.
You can’t get the taste of winning in a running competition with a turtle! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan.
Turtles are very stable and have been around forever. But they have problems adapting. When humans came along, turtles came under serious threat. Biodiversity is good, and I think it is good in technology as well. ~ Unknown.
Most people are heartless about turtles because a turtle’s heart will beat for hours after he has been cut up and butchered. But the old man thought, I have such a heart too. ~ Ernest Hemingway.
Turtles carry their homes on their backs. Running her finger over the tattoo, she tells him what her dad told her: They’re exposed and hidden at the same time. They’re a symbol of strength and perseverance. That’s very deep. ~ Christina Baker Kline.
Positive Turtle Quotes
Turtle has just one plan at a time, and every cell buys into it. ~ Ted Kooser.
My favorite animal is the turtle. The reason is that in order for the turtle to move, it has to stick its neck out. ~ Ruth Westheimer.
Be like the turtle. If he didn’t stick his neck out, he wouldn’t get anywhere at all. ~ Harvey Mackay.
Turtles always strike me as devastatingly serious. If turtles could talk, I’d believe everything they said. ~ Erin O’Brien.
A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out. ~ Korean Proverb.
Do not let fear confine your life Inside a shell of doubt; A turtle never moves until His head is sticking out. ~ Charles Ghigna.
Most people were heartless about turtles because a turtle’s heart will beat for hours after it has been cut up and butchered. But the old man thought, I have such a heart too. ~ Ernest Hemingway.
Powerful Turtle Quotes
We don’t even know if we’re in this room. We could be in a turtle’s dream in outer space. ~ Danny Devito.
It’s the tortoise’s shell, ugly and hard that protects its life long journey on earth. ~ African Proverb.
I’m like an old turtle these days. I don’t run wide-open everywhere, but at the end of the day, I’ll be where I’m supposed to be. ~ Tracy Lawrence.
Slow and steady wins the race. ~ Aesop.
Tortoises can tell you more about the road than hares. ~ Khalil Gibran.
I would honestly say I’m in the turtle’s race. My journey is a marathon. ~ Omari Hardwick.
I got a few speeding tickets when I was young, but I’m a little more like the turtle than the hare. ~ Christopher Lloyd.
Inspiring Turtle Quotes
You are absolutely free to describe me as a turtle or something. ~ Paul Giamatti.
Men who wear turtlenecks look like turtles. ~ Doris Lilly.
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.
Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help. ~ Alex Haley.
Your piece stinks. We fed it to the turtle. ~ David Holahan.
If a turtle doesn’t have a shell, is he homeless or naked? ~ George Carlin.
Watch the turtle. He only moves forward by sticking his neck out. ~ Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
As true as steel, as plantage to the moon, as sun to day, at turtle to her mate, as iron to adamant, as earth to centre. ~ William Shakespeare.
Deep Turtle Quotes
Trusting in wealth is like looking for feathers on turtles. ~ Senegalese Proverb.
If a turtle doesn’t have a shell, is it homeless or naked? ~ George Carlin.
A Good Thing about Turtle’s is that they never complain carrying their protective shells, As a matter of fact It helps them increase their Appetite! Remember this. ~ Unknown.
No turtle can be a revolutionist, because revolution requires high speed. ~ Mehmet Murat ildan.
Try to be like the turtle at ease in your own shell. ~ Bill Copeland.
Unfortunately, I am not like a snail or a turtle, and I can’t take my houses with me when I move. ~ Unknown.
One day a tortoise will learn how to fly. ~ Unknown.
In the end, everyone loses everyone. There was no invention to get around that, and so I felt, that night, like the turtle that everything else in the universe was on top of. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer.
So these were the 67 top quotes about Turtle.