Life is an island. People come out of the sea, cross the island, and return to the sea. But this short life is long and beautiful. In getting to know nature man exalts the wonder and beauty of life.
When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
I feel we are all islands - in a common sea.
Islands are reminders of arrivals and departures.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.
No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.
How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of good will.
Knowledge is an island surrounded by a sea of mystery.
When you grow up on an island, what matters is how you stand to the sea.
Sundown. The distressed sloop, its mainmast shattered by lightning, its sails ripped by the winds of the open sea, drifted into the small, quiet beach of a private island in the Lesser Antilles
My great strength is knowing who I am and where I come from - my island.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
Life isn't an Island, you have to have other people in your life.
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island...
I would love to be the poet laureate of Coney Island.
We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.
The island Mayo is generally barren, being dry, as I said; and the best of it is but a very indifferent soil.
We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
Wealthy men can't live in an island that is encircled by poverty. We all breathe the same air. We must give a chance to everyone, at least a basic chance.
This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.
One cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.
In a sense, each of us is an island. In another sense, however, we are all one. For though islands appear separate, and may even be situated at great distances from one another, they are only extrusions of the same planet, Earth.
Gilligan's Island is wherever you want it to be in your mind.
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