I feel we are all islands — in a common sea. — Anne Morrow Lindbergh
I started to draw desert islands. They were just rough, shapes in the middle of the page. Then I began drawing shapes within those shapes and I was amazed how quickly the islands got better. It took off from there. — Billy Connolly
No doubt these rocky islands have suggested the idea worked out in gardens, and they have been well imitated. — Robert Fortune
Every article on these islands has an almost personal character, which gives this simple life, where all art is unknown, something of the artistic beauty of mediaeval life. — John Millington Synge
Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow. — Richard Burton
Every island to a child is a treasure island. — P.D. James
… everyone knew that all islands were worlds unto themselves, that to come to an island was to come to another world.
— Guy Gavriel Kay