Jokes and Legends About Turtles turtles
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|a joke about turtles|
Two turtles crossing the road hit each other head on and were both knocked unconscious. The policeman who was summoned to investigate the accident tried to find a witness, but only found a snail nearby.
"Did you see the accident?" the officer asked. "Can you tell me what happened?"
"Yes I saw it" replied the snail, "but it all happened so fast !"
A legend about turtles:
An English philosopher was visiting India, and was introduced to a holy man. The philosopher asked the Holy Man the nature of the world, and the old man replied, "Oh the world is a great big ball that sits on the great flat back of the Great World Turtle."
The Englishman of course asked "What does the turtle stand on?"
The seer replied "Why on the back of an even larger turtle of course!"
Then the Englishman asked "and what does THIS turtle stand on?"
The old man shook his head and sweetly smiled and said "it is no use my son, it is turtles all the way down!"
A wise saying about turtles:
"Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out."
James Bryant Conant, Harvard President
Wise sayings about humans and animals:
"Our task must be to free ourselves
by widening our circle of compassion
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A good book for kids age 10+
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