The mouse says: I dig a hole without a hoe; the snake says: climb a tree without arms.
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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)
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.
Tortoises only make progress when they stick their necks out.African proverb
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)