It is the fear of what tomorrow may bring that makes the tortoise to carry his house along with him wherever he goes. ~Nigeria

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Be not in haste, said the tortoise.
There is nothing here but time.
If you live long enough, you will see.
Of course, though, you will see them from your cage.

Live long enough? I asked. Are there mortal dangers here?

The tortoise chuckled.

Patrick Jennings, We Can’t All Be Rattlesnakes

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