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The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. - Ralph W. Sockman

Ay, many flowering islands lie In the waters of wide Agony. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of non-knowledge. - Isaac Bashevis Singer

'No man is an island,' said John Donne. I feel we are all islands in a common sea. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island and at the bottom of the Spanish Main, and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life. - Walt Disney

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

He is a barbarian, and thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature. (Caesar and Cleopatra) - George Bernard Shaw

Honour is like an island, rugged and without shores; we can never re-enter it once we are on the outside. [Fr., L'honneur est comme une ile escarpee et sans bords; On n'y peut plus rentrer des qu'on en est dehors] - Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux