Island Quotes

"The larger the island of k...

"The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder." โ€”Huston Smith
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"We are like islands in the sea...

"We are like islands in the sea, seperate on the surface but connected in the deep." ~ William James
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โ€œWe are like islands in the sea...

โ€œWe are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.โ€ โ€• William James
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We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ign...

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
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โ€œYou must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity ...

โ€œYou 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.โ€ โ€• Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 03
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"I have felt in this island the shadow of the wing o...

"I have felt in this island the shadow of the wing of Death. One of these days it is written that I, too, shall die in the territory of the Knights." -- Turgut Rais
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 01
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I don't know why my brain has kept all the wor...

I don't know why my brain has kept all the words to the Gilligan's Island theme song and has deleted everything about triangles.- Jeff Foxworthy
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โ€œWe live on a placid island of ignorance in th...

โ€œWe live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage farโ€ - H.P Lovecraft
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"As our island of knowledge gr...

"As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance." - John Archibald Wheeler
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"If you want to take the island, burn your boats and you will take the i...

"If you want to take the island, burn your boats and you will take the island, people who are willing to die to succeed, tend to succeed. Most of us give ourselves outs, that's why we don't have what we want" -Tony Robbins
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 09
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"Our knowledge is a little i...

"Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge." - Isaac Bashevis Singer
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 05
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"We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ig...

"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
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'teddy wished that his mother were still alive so she could teac...

'teddy wished that his mother were still alive so she could teach her grandkids you had to get hard, strong. the world didn't give a shit. it didn't bestow. it took.' dennis lehane, 'shutter island'
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 04
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Lighthouses donโ€™t go running all over...

Lighthouses donโ€™t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining. โ€• Anne Lamott
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"I've seen men watch an H-bomb blow an island into ...

"I've seen men watch an H-bomb blow an island into a hole and then go home and sleep. That's the way men are." -from the short story 'Hell-Fire' by Isaac Asimov
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 25
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"We live on a placid island of ignorance in th...

"We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far." ~ H.P. Lovecraft
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โ€œBeing against evil doesn't make you good. Tonight I was against it and then I was evil myself. I ...

โ€œBeing against evil doesn't make you good. Tonight I was against it and then I was evil myself. I could feel it coming just like a tide. I just want to destroy them. But when you start taking pleasure in it you are awfully close to the thing you're fighting.โ€ โ€•Ernest Hemingway, Islands in the Stream
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 30
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"No man, proclaimed Donne, is an Island, and he was w...

"No man, proclaimed Donne, is an Island, and he was wrong. If we were not islands, we would be lost, drowned in each other's tragedies." -Neil Gainman (American Gods)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 20
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"We are like islands in the sea,...

"We are like islands in the sea, separated on the surface, but connected in the deep." โ€” William James
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 17
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True freedom comes when you ca...

True freedom comes when you can accept others exactly as they are, no matter what - Kalkuna Island
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 15
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"You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity ...

"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." -Henry David Thoreau
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 16
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Really successful people...

Really successful people rarely know who got voted off the island. -Dave Ramsey
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 02
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"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beac...

"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." - Winston Churchill
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 28
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โ€œThrough the years, a man peoples a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays,...

โ€œThrough the years, a man peoples a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, shops, islands, fishes, rooms, tools, stars, horses and people. Shortly before his death, he discovers that the patient labyrinth of lines traces the image of his own face.โ€ -- Jorge Luis Borges
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โ€œNot to leave planet Earth would be like castaways on a desert island not trying to esc...

โ€œNot to leave planet Earth would be like castaways on a desert island not trying to escapeโ€ฆSending humans to other planets โ€ฆ will shape the future of the human race in ways we donโ€™t yet understand, and may determine whether we have any future at all.โ€ - Stephen Hawking
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โ€œDifficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut...

โ€œDifficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope that he will rise even in the end.โ€ Nelson Mandela, letter from Rebben Island prison, 1974.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 25
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"Let's start with the historical background," Ranga answered; and with the en...

"Let's start with the historical background," Ranga answered; and with the engaging pedantry of an undergraduate delivering a lecture about matters which he himself has only lately heard of, he launched forth." - Aldous Huxley (Island)
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