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The mouse says: I dig a hole without a hoe; the snake says: climb a tree without arms. African proverb

  1. Lizards

    Precisely the least, the softest, lightest, a lizard's rustling, a breath, a flash, a moment—a little makes the way of the best happiness. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

  2. Snakes

    If this creature is a murderer, then so are we all.… This is not murder, gentlemen. This is war. Plea by an American soldier for the life of a rattlesnake found near a dead British soldier.

  3. Tortoises

    Tortoises only make progress when they stick their necks out.African proverb

  4. Turtles

    The turtle lives 'twixt plated decks Which practically conceal its sex. I think it clever of the turtle In such a fix to be so fertile. Ogden Nash (1902-1971)