44+ Best Turtle Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Turtle is an animal which lives in or near water and has a thick shell covering its body into which it can move its head and legs for protection. Inspirational turtle quotes and sayings will fire up your brain and inspire you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Most Famous Turtle Quotes

Travel at your own pace.You will arrive. Unknown

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

A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out. Korean Proverb

Be like the turtle. If he didn’t stick his neck out, he wouldn’t get anywhere at all. Harvey Mackay

Your piece stinks. We fed it to the turtle. David Holahan

Turtles are greater than baby nephews, because it’s ok to drop a turtle. Unknown

Slow and steady wins the race. Aesop

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All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world kept turning and the Turtle moved. Terry Pratchett

Tortoises can tell you more about the road than hares. Khalil Gibran

The turtle couldn’t help us. Stephen King

If a turtle doesn’t have a shell, is he homeless or naked? George Carlin

We turtles don’t know the meaning of defeat. Leonardo

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Unknown

Try to be like the turtle at ease in your own shell. Bill Copeland

Love makes even a turtle smile. Henrietta Newton

One day a tortoise will learn how to fly. Unknown

Turtle makes all men equal. Benjamin Disraeli

Never discourage anyone…who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. Plato

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

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

And the turtles, of course all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be. Dr. Seuss

No turtle can be a revolutionist, because revolution requires high speed. Mehmet Murat ildan

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

Unfortunately, I am not like a snail or a turtle, and I can’t take my houses with me when I move. Unknown

The tortoise stores its wisdom in his shell. Unknown

Like an alligator he can fully digest a turtle shell. Bill Brasky

Men who wear turtlenecks look like turtles. Doris Lilly

A turtle does come in it’s own bowl. Mike Dirnt

Take a walk with a turtle. And behold the world in pause. Bruce Feiler

Turtles always strike me as devastatingly serious. If turtles could talk, I’d believe everything they said. Erin O’Brien

You can’t get the taste of winning in a running competition with a turtle! Mehmet Murat ildan

Inspiring 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

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

We don’t even know if we’re in this room. We could be in a turtle’s dream in outer space. Danny Devito

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

It’s the tortoise’s shell, ugly and hard that protects its life long journey on earth. African Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

A Good Thing about Turtle’s is that they never complain carrying their protective shells, As a matter of fact It helps them increase they’re Appetite! Remember this. Unknown

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