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Better Than You island doesn't exist. And if it does it's full of idiots, looking over their shoulder for the next idiot to arrive.
There are no countries in the world less known by the British than those selfsame British Islands.
Somehow, the love of the islands, like the love of a woman, just happens. One cannot determine in advance to love a particular woman, nor can one so determine to love Hawaii.
No man is an island," he says. "Islands are made of dirt and rocks and trees. I don't know any people made of such things. Therefore, people are not islands.
Burn the boats as you enter the island and you will take the island.
How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of good will.
Not only England, but every Englishman is an island.
Every man is an island, and every heart seeks the ferry to cross the main...
No man is an island unto himself.
No one is an island. All these entities that drive economic development are interconnected in one sense or another.
I don't want to be an island. I want to be more of a tourist attraction. You stop here, I take your money and you go.
islanded in a sea of meaningless color,
I've always believed the ocean held more for me than the island.
Because I am so intensely identified with opinion and analysis and contextualization, I think I just need, for my own psychological benefit, a small island in which I can stand and say, 'I'm going to sit this one out.'
No man is an island, but some of us are long peninsulas.
A week of sweeping fogs has passed over and given me a strange sense of exile and desolation. I walk round the island nearly every day, yet I can see nothing anywhere but a mass of wet rock, a strip of surf, and then a tumult of waves.
The truth is, until you know any different, the island is enough.
Actually, I know different. And it's still enough.
There is a problem with that island. It is an accident waiting to happen.
The island is ours. Here, in some way, we are young forever.
When you're on one of the Caribbean islands, sometimes it's hard to picture how they fit in with the rest, but when you see them all joined together like a necklace from space, you see the natural geographic connectedness of them all.
Every man is an island and at the same time also robinson crusoe.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Still, though no one is an island, most are peninsulas. Our lives wouldn't make sense without personal memories pinned like butterflies against the velvet backdrop of social history.
The island is in Kenya, the water is in Uganda ... But the [Luos, a Kenyan ethnic group] are mad, they want to fish here but this is Uganda.
Every island to a child is a treasure island.
An island of surety in a changing world.
All men are islands, surrounded by the bottomless oceans of unthinking night.
No man is an island, entire of itself.
To take a good rest in life time to time, you must know the ways to make yourself a remote island! An island no one can reach ...
I'd never realized how changeless this changeable island was until it turned into something different than I'd ever known.
Word has traveled quickly that just because you're on island doesn't mean you have to be stranded
as long as you have cash.
Your life is an island separated from all other islands and continents. Regardless of how many boats you send to other shores or how many ships arrive upon your shores, you yourself are an island separated by its own pains, secluded in its happiness
For a small island [Great Britain], the place is remarkably diverse.
Still lay the Island-World beneath the whisper of a Dragon's wings.
I am not master of words to tell you, Jack, the value of an exceedingly remote island to a naturalist, an uninhabited fertile volcanic island covered with a luxuriant vegetation, with no vile rats, dogs, cats, goats, swine, introduced by fools to destroy an Eden, an island untouched ...
Whoever said that thing about how no man is an island probably doesn't live on one.
There's a small island, inhabited in the South Pacific that I will try to swim to.
You own your own island?
Doesn't every Greek tycoon?
If only it was an island rather than a pretty sleeping dog with sand on its paws and cliffs on its shoulders, waiting to wake it up and tear it.
There was nothing but a lonely magnificence of sea and islands
around at the rocky landscape. "Are we sure this is the island
What I like more than anything is to visit other islands...
Sometimes, from beyond the skycrapers, the cry of a tugboat finds you in your insomnia, and you remember that this desert of iron and cement is an island.
the Isle of Wight, with occasional visits to
People who live on continents get into the habit of regarding the ocean as journey's end, the full stop at the end of the trek. For people who live on islands, the sea is always the beginning. It's the ferry to the mainland, the escape route from the boredom and narrowness of home.
With the countless chevrons of whitecaps. Soon enough, the navigators can discern the low moonlit lumps of islands ranged along the horizon. France.
No man is an island."
"So I'm a peninsula. Only semi-detached.
A man is never lost at sea and it is a long island. It
I know enough to know that no man is an island.
Have any of our friends got off the Island with their families, or what must they submit to? Despotism or destruction, I fear, is their fate.
Britain, the best of islands, is situated in the Western Ocean, between France and Ireland.
I realized I was on a something island. 'How did I get here,' I wondered, surrounded by Nothing, and how can I get back?
Maybe girls need an island to find themselves. Maybe they need a place where no one's is watching them so they can be who they really are
We may be a small island, but we are not a small people.
But that is what islands are for; they are places where different destinies can meet and intersect in the full isolation of time.
Islands - of times when you're content, you don't think about the loss. Now it's like your world's underwater. All of it. But the water goes down and the islands come up. The water'll be there always but you'll find dry land
We're all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.
We have all at one time been stranded on islands shouting lies across the seas of misunderstanding, hoping the fog will carry our mischief to the distant ports in people's minds.
If you want to take the island, then burn your boats. With absolute commitment come the insights that create real victory.
A gem of an island glimmered in the bright, blue sea. Here the winged and webbed, hoofed and horned, mighty and meek, all lived in peace.
But every home is its own island with its own secrets.
Privacy is a rare commodity on a small island and secrets weigh heavy on their keepers
Love is an island in the setting sun
The waves wash in, warm and salty,
leaving your eyebrows white and
the edge of your cheekbone. Your ear
aches. You are lonely. On the
underside of a satin leaf, hot
with shade, a scorpion sleeps. And
one Sunday I will be shot brushing
my teeth. I am a native of this island.
Why come back to this empty house, and this Manila with a strange face; the one I never knew? All those lonely islands. They will keep afloat without me.
My first novel, 'Sacrifice,' was set on the Shetland Islands.
The chief character in this narrative is the Caribbean Sea, one of the world's most alluring bodies of water, a rare gem among the oceans, defined by the islands that form a chain of lovely jewels to the north and east
They would emerge a short distance away, sometimes three or four of them, a short lived archipelago of volcanic islands.
A man is an island in the only sense that matters, not an easy way to be. We live in mystery, a cosmos of separate lonely bodies, men, insects, stars. It is all loneliness and men know it best.
On the island, the recipe for an entertaining evening is drink this, smoke that, snort this, eat that. How do you feel? Well, try this and some of that.
The sun, coming hard around the world: the island rises from the sea, sinks, rises, holds.
These are islands in time - with nothing to date them on the calendar of mankind. In these areas it is as though a person were looking backward into the ages and forward untold years. Here are bits of eternity, which have a preciousness beyond all accounting.
You're an island no matter what you do. I think it's very dangerous to use popularity as your identity in life. So you have to really know who you are inside, the core person, and follow what is true rather than follow what is hype.
The islands of Italy combine all the elements - fire, water, earth, and air - and that is irresistible.
There was a quiet island,
With a name.
You must believe me
When I say that sunlight,
Impure but beautiful,
Broke upon the bay, silvered
The unrepentant, burning moon.
What you see is what you get. The island is imaginative enough. Creativity don't need to be wasted on naming things.
I just need to go to like an island or something,
My picture-poems are linguistic margins on visual atolls.
Is there an island where people are awesome to each other with Starburst and Diet Pepsi?
Each man is an island unto itself" - Strangman
My island was not wild, compared to this.
There are such monsters in a palace.
By what a delicate and far-stretched contribution every island is made! What an enterprise of nature thus to lay the foundations of and to build up the future continent, of golden and silver sands and the ruins of forests, with ant-like industry.
Each person is an island unto himself, in a very real sense; and he can only build bridges to other islands if he is first of all willing to be himself and permitted to be himself.
One day, I decided to be an island. I took off my clothes and walked into the sea, then floated there, bobbing along with the tide, suspended by my inflatable tube and water wings.
the Supreme Alpha Male it's my duty to protect them, so I created this island
In the life of each of us there is a place remote and islanded, and given to endless regret or secret happiness.
The Hawaiian Islands were discovered by hardy Polynesian sailors, who crossed thousands of miles of open ocean in primitive canoes, braving violent storm-tossed seas for months at a time. My family and I arrived by modern commercial aviation, which was infinitely worse.
I think anything I do will have an island feel, but I don't want it to be just that; I don't want to be put in a box.
On an island, anything can happen. In a crime novel, it usually does.
While Australia is superficially referred to as a continental nation, upon closer scrutiny, it is in fact an archipelago.
But of course, no family is an island unto itself. It is always part of a larger culture: a community.
If you wanna take the fucking island burn your fucking boats; and you will take the island 'cause people when they're gonna either die or succeed, tend to succeed.
Then some one said, "We will return no more";
And all at once they sang, "Our island home
Is far beyond the wave; we will no longer roam.
The guy who owned that island was from Oregon and he decided that he wanted to have an Oregon feeling to it, so he planted pine trees all over the place!
Through vigilance, restraint and control the wise will construct and island that no flood will overcome.
White villas glittered against the olive woods! What quiet harbours, thronged with gallant shipping bound for purple islands of wine and spice, islands set low in languorous waters!
Make an island of yourself, make yourself your refuge; there is no other refuge. Make truth your island, make truth your refuge; there is no other refuge.
CpG islands, they're very high, density of guanine and
It was a matter of chance that I should have rented a house in one of the strangest communities in North America. It was on that slender riotous island which extends itself due east of New York - and where there are, among other natural curiosities, two unusual formations of land.
And a rock feels no pain; And an island never cries.