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Published Feb 16, 2013 03:37am

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 


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