No man is an island. No man stands alone.
There are several sorts of religions, not only in different parts of the island, but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets.
Don't get like my little island called Jamaica, you got to live in love and peace and stop the murders.
Feudalism is a great system and has worked very well for the island. What people wanted was an option of no change at all.
We are just fed up. And we know we haven't fought like the other side of the island ? the Windward side ? and now we're going to fight like them. Just because we've been so nice and accommodating, they're just dumping everything on us.
On a practical level, the design creates a new direct link to Governors Island for both tourists and Island workers from both Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. The system is very light, using only three supports, none of which stands in the water, so the shipping channels are left completely open.
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.
Not in Utopia, -- subterranean fields, -- Or some secreted island, Heaven knows where! But in the very world, which is the world Of all of us, -- the place where in the end We find our happiness, or not at all!
Today, we have three suspected cases of bird flu in the island of Reunion.
This produced much stronger ground motion than similar quakes centered at Swan Island or Kelley Point in North Portland.
We want to send a strong signal to the regime in Swaziland that it cannot be an island surrounded by democracy in the region.
Brooke was special in the sense that we grew up together on that island.
Let me tell you something: if you're on an island for three and a half months and you're four and a half hours by boat from the nearest store, and there's nobody but 30 crew members on the island, I guarantee that you'd be running around without your clothes on.
The Long Island Sound is an environmentally unique estuary that needs to be protected.
This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time.
If a man were living in isolation his income would be literally his product. Make him the monarch and owner of an island, and the fruits that he raises and the clothing that he makes constitute, in themselves, his income. This ceases to be true when trading begins.
Could I pass a week in the insane ward at Blackwell's Island? I said I could and I would. And I did.
Stood off and on during the night, determining not to come to anchor till morning, fearing to meet with shoals; continued our course in the morning; and as the island was found to be six or seven leagues distant, and the tide was against us, it was noon when we arrived there.
I've had songs written during the Falklands war, and during the first Gulf war I got letters from soldiers saying they were listening to these songs, like Island of no return.
First you wonder if they're separate stories, but no, they're not, they're contingent stories and they form a pattern. And you begin with some of the island as the place to which the heroine of the book returns.
It's like turning the space program over to the Long Island Railroad.
Hugging trees has a calming effect on me. I'm talking about enormous trees that will be there when we are all dead and gone. I've hugged trees in every part of this little island.
On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island, at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands, about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor.
We, in Prince Edward Island, are fully familiar with this modern phenomenon.
The island Mayo is generally barren, being dry, as I said; and the best of it is but a very indifferent soil.