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PROVERB

EMULATE THE TURTLE. TO GO PLACES YOU MUST STICK YOUR NECK OUT.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT SAID THAT HER FATHER USED TO CONTINUALLY SAY THIS TO HER
AND HER SISTERS TO ENCOURAGE THEM TO TRY NEW THINGS.

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; AMPHIBIAN ; DARING

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-07-1971

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LIKE A TURTLE

EVEN A TURTLE GETS NOWHERE UNTIL IT STICKS OUT ITS NECK.

Submitter comment: SEMINARY PROVERB

Where learned: SAINT JOSAPHAT SEMINARY ; WASHINGTON DC

Keyword(s): ANIMAL

James Callow Keyword(s): AMPHIBIAN ; DARING ; OBSERVATION ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1962

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PROVERB

IF THE GOAT WOULD NOT JUMP,
HE WOULD NOT BREAK HIS LEG. (TRANS)

Submitter comment: ZEIBY KOZKU NIE SKAKOTO TOBY
NOSZKI NIE ZTOMALA

Where learned: HOME

James Callow Keyword(s): AMBITION DARING FOOLHARDINESS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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