True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
Ralph W. Sockman
Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge.
Isaac Bashevis Singer