It is estimated that only 1 in 1,000 sea turtle hatchlings will survive to adulthood. Adult sea turtles beat the odds, so they make a wonderful symbol for luck. Turtle carries the world on its back, grounding it wherever it goes. Sea Turtles symbolizes longevity, peace, grounding, ancient wisdom, and emotional strength. Because of their long lifespan, sea turtles often symbolize patience, wisdom, endurance, and good luck. The sea turtle represents the way of peace – whether it’s external or internal. In Native American traditions, it is considered as the Peacemaker.