Snakes and turtles are found in these quotes and proverbs about reptiles.

Turtle - Reptile
Turtles are animals that belong to the reptiles.

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A cat bitten once by a snake dreads even rope.

Because we focused on the snake, we missed the scorpion.

Dimitri: If Atlas holds up the world, what holds up Atlas?
Tasso: Atlas stands on the back of a turtle.
Dimitri: But what does the turtle stand on?
Tasso: Another turtle.
Dimitri: And what does that turtle stand on?
Tasso: My dear Dimitri, it's turtles all the way down!
(unknown author)

He remembered something his grandfather had once told him: that butterflies were a good omen. Like crickets, and like grasshoppers; like lizards and four-leaf clovers.
Paulo Coelho
Source: The Alchemist

However much the beetle is afraid it will not stop the lizard swallowing it.

If a rich man ate a snake, they would say it was because of his wisdom; if a poor man ate it, they would say it was because of his stupidity.

Once bitten by a snake, he is scared all his life at the mere sight of a rope.

The biting fly gets nothing by alighting on the back of the tortoise.

The chameleon changes color to match the earth, the earth doesn't change color to match the chameleon.

The fangs of the green snake and the sting of a wasp don't really make poison; that is only to be found in a woman's heart.

The fly that bites the tortoise breaks its beak.

The scorpion is sister to the snake.

The viper assumes the colors of his surroundings.

We keep an eye on the scorpion and the serpent, but we do not watch out for the millipede.

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