Quotation Explorer - 'Island'

In the long years to come, not only will the people of this island but of the world, wherever the bird of freedom chirps in human hearts, look back to what we've done, and they will say 'do not despair, do not yield...march straightforward. - Winston S. Churchill
Emotional awareness is the tether between our Awakened and Dream States. It is the bridge that connects our island in the physical realm to the unexplored Universes that are waiting for us. - Gary Hopkins
Love is the only boat we can ride in to reach the island of happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Pardon him, Theodotus: he is a barbarian, and thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature. - George Bernard Shaw
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of mystery.
What you see is what you get. The island is imaginative enough. Creativity don’t need to be wasted on naming things. - Doug Cooper
The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth, and prosperity in a world hostile to our values. - Phyllis Schlafly
When you try hard to find happiness for other, you will unknowingly find yourself on the island of happiness. - Debasish Mridha
The wizards were civilized men of considerable education and culture. When faced with being inadvertently marooned on a desert island they understood immediately that the first thing to do was place the blame - Terry Pratchett
AUSTRALIA, n. A country lying in the South Sea, whose industrial and commercial development has been unspeakably retarded by an unfortunate dispute among geographers as to whether it is a continent or an island. - Ambrose Bierce
A two-pound turkey and a fifty-pound cranberry - that's Thanksgiving dinner at Three-Mile Island. - Johnny Carson
Regret and remorse is a dialectic issue about what has been done, about what should have been done and about what should not have been done. ( Island of regret. Island of remorse ) - Erik Pevernagie
End Of Men is a concoction of sex, outsider art, filmmaking and death including an Italian island - C. B. Murphy
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. - Sir Winston Churchill
Jace said that the cast of Gilligan's Island could do something anatomically unlikely with themselves. - Cassandra Clare
There are thousands of ways to get rich, but there is only one way to reach the island of happiness. You need unconditional love to reach that island. - Debasish Mridha
There is no easy way out of our circumstances...Sometimes you stick it out even when you want to give up because you know that on the other side is either a better situation or a better you." -Watercrossing (Phantom Island Book 3) - Krissi Dallas
Every man's island, Jean Louise, every man's watchman, is his conscience. There is no such thing as a collective conscience. - Harper Lee
Statuettes of drunken sailors, velvet pictures of island maidens, plastic seashell lamps made in Taiwan. What contempt the people who think up souvenirs have for other people. - Diane Johnson
Not knowing that I am in the ocean of love, I am swimming to reach the island of love. - Debasish Mridha
And there was a beautiful view But nobody could see. Cause everybody on the island Was saying: Look at me! Look at me! - Laurie Anderson
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. - Tony Robbins
This was my first real lesson in politics… If you are cast on a desert island with only a screwdriver, hatchet, and the chisel to make a boat with, why, go and make the best one you can. It would be better if you had a saw, but you haven't, so with men. - Theodore Roosevelt
We were not placed on an empty island for a reason, we were placed into communities to BUILD RELATIONSHIPS and Help ONE ANOTHER! - Manuel Corazzari
A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded. - Daniel Handler
Who would wave a flag to be rescued if they had a desert island of their own? That was the thing that spoilt Robinson Crusoe. In the end he came home. There never ought to be an end. - Arthur Ransome
Dominicans are in fact, Haitians by default.Since the natives named the whole island named Haïti, stop being a dolt. - Ricardo Derose
We were married by a reformed rabbi in Long Island. A very reformed rabbi. A Nazi. - Woody Allen
If you choose not to live self-responsibly, you count on others to make up your default. No one abjures self-responsibility on a desert island. - Nathaniel Branden
I cannot think that man is meant to find happiness so easily! Happiness is like one of those palaces on an enchanted island, its gates guarded by dragons. One must fight to gain it; and, in truth, I do not know what I have done to deserve the good fortune of becoming Mercédès, husband. - Alexandre Dumas
So I had nothing to distract me from my books and their other worlds that swallowed me whole, from Narnia to the Wisconsin woods, from a small town in Sweden to the red earth of Prince Edward Island. Nothing and no one interested me as much as my books. - Luisa Weiss
No man is an Island, intire of itselfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine... - John Donne
Believe. No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted island, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit. - Helen Keller
A year earlier my parents had moved us out of the city to a split-level on Long Island, their idea of the American dream, which meant it as now an hour-and-a-half commute via the 7:06 Hicksville to Penn Station every morning. (Dark City Lights) - Jonathan Santlofer
The optimist lives on the peninsula of infinite possibilities; the pessimist is stranded on the island of perpetual indecision. - William Arthur Ward
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life. - Walt Disney Company
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happy hour, the long weekend, the all-inclusive island resort, the sunny beach vacation. Happiness is somewhere else, someplace with boat drinks, some secret, distant state of bliss which if they were given would bore them in minutes. - Geoffrey Wood
We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. - John Archibald Wheeler
If this long island story of ours is to end at last, let it end only when each one of us lies choking in his own blood upon the ground. - Winston S. Churchill
and there was a beautiful view but nobody could see cause everybody on the island was saying look at me - Laurie Anderson
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