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Easter Island Quotes


"Dear God, don't let us confine Easter to Easter." - Matt Fitzgerald

"Good Idea: Finding Easter eggs on Easter. Bad Idea: Finding Easter eggs on Xmas." - Jack Handey

"I'm from Long Island. Strong Island." - Chris Messina

"'Rapa Nui' is about the conflict in the 1600s on Easter Island. It's about the clash of the royal clan and the working class." - Jason Scott Lee

"Personally, my interests are ancient history and ancient civilizations. In my own life, I'd like to go to places like Easter Island." - Nicolas Cage

"Easter, so longed for, is gone in a day." - James Howell

"Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life." - S.D. Gordon

"Every island to a child is a treasure island." - P D James

"It wasn't Ginger's Island, it was Gilligan's Island." - Sherwood Schwartz

"In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, you'll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade." - Irving Berlin

"Englishmen must have an island." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"No man is an island..." - Nick Hornby

"I never watched 'Harper's Island.'" - Dave Foley

"In the past, Ive visited remote places - North Korea, Ethiopia, Easter Island - partly as a way to visit remote states of mind: remote parts of myself that I wouldnt ordinarily explore." - Pico Iyer

"In the past, I've visited remote places - North Korea, Ethiopia, Easter Island - partly as a way to visit remote states of mind: remote parts of myself that I wouldn't ordinarily explore." - Pico Iyer

"The message of Easter is not that Jesus is alive, it is so much more. The message of Easter is that Jesus has risen!" - Colin S. Smith

"No man is an island unto himself." - John Donne

"Welcome to the island of misfit toys" - Stephen Chbosky

"Seattle is this curious liberal island." - Jonathan Raban

"I've never even been to Long Island" - Meg Cabot

"Seattle is this curious liberal 'island.'" - Jonathan Raban

"No one person is an island." - Yehuda Berg

"Sherrill On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer." - Douglas Horton

"Owe money at Easter and Lent will seem short to thee." - James Howell

"The Easter Bunny is a major reason for heroin addiction in America." - John Waters

"Easter is about Jesus: the Jesus who announced God's saving, sovereign kingdom..." - N T Wright

"I said, 'The nice thing about Alzheimer's is you get to hide your own Easter eggs.'" - John Mccain

"The Jewes spend at Easter, the Moors at marriages, the Christians in sutes." - George Herbert

"If it's easter than east and wester than west, it must be north." - Jessica Day George

"Easter is never deserved." - Jan Karon

"Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won't stay there." - Clarence W. Hall

"Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless." - Charles M. Crowe

"On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer." - Douglas Horton

"Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter." - Benjamin Franklin

"Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The story of Easter is the story of God's wonderful window of divine surprise." - Carl Knudsen

"You know what I'm doing for Easter? I'm gonna be hanging with my Peeps." - Jay Leno

"The metaphor is so obvious. Easter Island isolated in the Pacific Ocean - once the island got into trouble, there was no way they could get free. There was no other people from whom they could get help. In the same way that we on Planet Earth, if we ruin our own [world], we won't be able to get help." - Jared Diamond

"I am very attracted by the mysterious landscape of Easter Island. Not only because it is a piece of land that is further away from another, but also because of the beautiful statues of Moai that are there. To do a beautiful walk there, I would have to involve the Moai, and the Rapa Nui people who live on the island." - Philippe Petit

"O, it's a snug little island! A right little, tight little island!" - Thomas Dibdin

"Every great group is an island... but an island with a bridge to the mainland." - Warren G. Bennis

"I love the Lonely Island. I wish there was more Lonely Island movies." - Judd Apatow

"When the ship is sinking and you're forced to choose sides, the new solution is to jump from island to island to island. You don't have to pick." - Shia Labeouf

"No man is an island; but some are peninsulas." - Robin Williams

"A bird, music and food -desert island items" - Michael Johnson

"Heaven: The Coney Island of the Christian imagination." - Elbert Hubbard

"The brain is an island in an osmotically homogeneous sea." - Francis Daniels Moore

"But he knows that no man is an island." - Paulo Coelho

"Passion is our ground, our island - do others exist?" - Eudora Welty

"An island of surety in a changing world." - Bill Veeck

"Not only England, but every Englishman is an island." - Novalis

"Key West for me was a tropical island paradise." - Gloria Swanson

"We'll have Manhattan, The Bronx and Staten Island too." - Lorenz Hart

"No, my family is Russian, Georgian, via Ellis Island." - Mitch Kapor

"Boredom can be a lethal thing on a small island." - Christopher Moore

"I grew up on a tiny little island." - Samantha Barks

"The Staten Island Ferry remains a potential terrorist target." - Vito Fossella

"Knowledge is an island surrounded by a sea of mystery." - Chet Raymo

"No man is an island. No man stands alone." - Dennis Brown

"New Orleans is like the bad-kid island in 'Pinocchio.'" - Jonah Hill

"For I remember it is Easter morn, And life and love and peace are all new born." - Alice Freeman Palmer

"Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who live in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter." - Fran Lebowitz

"The atheists traditionally hold their conventions from Good Friday to Easter Sunday during the hours Christ spent in the grave." - Bill Murray

"I got the sneaking suspicion that the vampire was a couple of Peeps short of an Easter basket." - Jim Butcher

"But oh, she dances in such a way! No sun upon an Easter-day Is half so fine a sight." - John Suckling

"The Cross of Christ may have overcome evil, but it did not overcome unfairness. For that, Easter is required." - Philip Yancey

"Well pleaseth me the sweet time of Easter. That maketh the leaf and the flower come out." - Bertran de Born

"A toast once heard: To my big sister, who never found her second Easter egg until I'd found my first." - Robert Brault

"Well pleaseth me the sweet time of Easter That maketh the leaf and the flower come out." - Bertran de Born

"Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals." - Charles M. Crowe

"Easter means that Christmas worked." - Timothy Keller

"Let Him easter in us, be a dayspring to the dimness of us, be a crimson-cresseted east." - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"The Jews spend at Easter." - George Herbert

"This is our island. It's a good island. Until the grownups come to fetch us we'll have fun." - William Golding

"The desert is not an island: the island is not enchanted: and the desert is no habitation for men." - Peter Levi

"This is our island. It's a good island. Until the grown-ups come to fetch us we'll have fun." - William Golding

"Voyaging great distances - through forests, from island to island, across plains and into the mountains - is all about finding ourselves." - Tim Lebbon

"New Rule: Someone must x-ray my stomach to see if the Peeps I ate on Easter are still in there, intact and completely undigested. And I'm not talking about this past Easter. I'm talking about the last time I celebrated Easter, in 1962." - Bill Maher

"the place (Dogtown, in Gloucester, Massachusetts, fh) is forsaken and majestically lovely as if nature had at last formed one spot where she can live for herself alone.. (it) looked like a cross between Easter Island and Stonehenge - essentially druidic in it appearance, it gives the feeling that an ancient race might turn up at any moment and renew an ageless rite there." - Marsden Hartley

"Happy Easter everyone! Jesus dies, comes back from the dead - and we get chocolate eggs. It's like turn-down service from God." - Denis Leary

"See the land, her Easter keeping, Rises as her Maker rose. Seeds, so long in darkness sleeping, Burst at last from winter snows. Earth with heaven above rejoices..." - Charles Kingsley

"Unfortunately there is nothing more inane than an Easter carol. It is a religious perversion of the activity of Spring in our blood." - Wallace Stevens

"Easter time reminds us that we have every right to believe that this hope is based on time-tested truths and a solid foundation." - Sarah Palin

"Christ will rise on Easter day!" - Phillips Brooks

"O Risen Christ! O Easter Flower! How dear Thy Grace has grown! From east to west, with loving power, Make all the world Thine own." - Phillips Brooks

"I know of no place where the wind can be as icy and the damp so penetrating as in Oxford round about Easter time." - Vera Brittain

"I accept the resurrection of Easter Sunday not as an invention of the community of disciples, but as a historical event." - Pinchas Lapide

"The message of Easter is that God's new world has been unveiled in Jesus Christ and that you're now invited to belong to it." - N T Wright

"In Australia...they celebrate Easter the telling our children a giant bunny rabbit...left chocolate eggs in the night" - Bill Hicks

"People tend to stay at home and eat a home-cooked meal. There are three days that are really slow for restaurants - Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter." - Alan K Simpson

"Easter celebrations are evidence of the increased benign influence of the Russian Orthodox Church and other traditional churches in our country on society." - Vladimir Putin

"You were a stone wall, a fort in high, unreachable trees, an island, my own island, that no boat could reach." - Deb Caletti

"Most humans were on one big island, to the fairies, and that island was adrift on a sea called I Totally Don't Care." - Charlaine Harris

"Come away with me, he said, we will live on a desert island. I said, I am a desert island. It was not what he had in mind." - Margaret Atwood

"It's strange, because Long Island is still New York, but the farther you go out on Long Island, the more creepy it gets." - David Krumholtz

"I love Topsail Island, which my grandparents helped settle in 1950, despite the racial tensions. I wanted to immortalize my deep connection to this special island forever." - Rolonda Watts

"Harbour Island in the Bahamas is a wonderful little island with beautiful beaches, a great restaurant culture and friendly, welcoming atmosphere." - Helena Christensen

"Long Island is shaped the way it is largely because of Robert Moses. Long Island is a perfect example of how political power shapes people's lives every day." - Robert Caro

"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

"The city of Cork - the urban center, where all the shops and bars and everything are - is actually an island, a river island." - John Jeremiah Sullivan

"Just the other day the AP wire had a story about a man from Arkansas who entered some kind of contest and won a two-week vacation-all expenses paid-wherever he wanted to go. Any place in the world: Mongolia, Easter Island, the Turkish Riviera . . . but his choice was Salt Lake City, and that's where he went. Is this man a registered voter? Has he come to grips with the issues? Has he bathed in the blood of the lamb?" - Hunter S Thompson

"I accept the resurrection of Easter Sunday not as an invention of the community of disciples, but as a historical event. If the resurrection of Jesus from the dead on that Easter Sunday were a public event which had been made known...not only to the 530 Jewish witnesses but to the entire population, all Jews would have become followers of Jesus." - Pinchas Lapide

"The Eightfold Path is ordering the island of the tonal completely." - Frederick Lenz

"Although no man is an island, you can make quite an effective raft out of six." - Simon Munnery

"My great strength is knowing who I am and where I come from - my island." - Oscar De La Renta

"And a rock feels no pain; And an island never cries." - Paul Simon

"Prime-time network television has become an island without religion in an ever-more-religious America." - Ben Stein

"...after all, what is a planet but an island in space?" - John Wyndham

"I did write some code in Java once, but that was the island in Indonesia." - Richard Stallman

"I know enough to know that no man is an island." - Richard Branson

"Life isn't an Island, you have to have other people in your life." - Lauren Conrad

"The average millionaire can't tell you who got thrown off the island last night." - Dave Ramsey

"Bear Island knows no king but the King in the North, whose name is STARK." - George R R Martin

"Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota" - James Wright

"Through vigilance, restraint and control the wise will construct and island that no flood will overcome." - Gautama Buddha

"All justice is inherently social. Can someone on a desert island be either just or unjust?" - Thomas Sowell

"Everyone on this island wants something kept quiet. I want to roar" - Rachel Cohn

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

"For many people like myself, it can be called the Ellis Island of the 20th century." - Theodore H. M. Prudon

"...we"re just kids growing up on an island, doing bad things in pretty places." - Kaui Hart Hemmings

"Jace suggested that the cast of "Gilligan's Island" could go do something anatomically unlikely with themselves." - Cassandra Clare

"There is something absurd in supposing a continent to be perpetually governed by an island." - Thomas Paine

"I cannot live on an island of prosperity when I'm surrounded by a sea of misery." - Ayrton Senna

"Park hill staten island seal, rock the reel to reel we high hills deep" - Cappadonna

"No other island received as much preliminary pounding as did Iwo Jima." - Chester W Nimitz

"No man is an island. To fight the good fight we need help." - Paulo Coelho

"The wise man makes an island of himself that no flood can overwhelm." - Gautama Buddha

"A good leader will seek the wisdom of others. After all, no man is an island!" - Jim George

"No man is an island, but some of us are long peninsulas." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"For me, a desert island is no tragedy, neither is a deserted planet." - Peter Wessel Zapffe

"Each act is an island in time, to be judged on its own." - Albert Einstein

"That island of England breeds very valiant creatures; their mastiffs are of unmatchable courage." - William Shakespeare

"What luxury would I take to a desert island? A mirror. It's true. I'd miss me." - Simon Cowell

"Iran is an island of stability in a turbulent corner of the world" - Jimmy Carter

"For a small island [Great Britain], the place is remarkably diverse." - William Golding

"I don't want to be the only survivor on the island with no smoke." - Sean Price

"Jamaica is an island that is filled with so much culture." - Kreesha Turner

"[I've worked as a guard at Rikers Island] from 1988 to 1990." - Sharon Jones

"It's amazing. Long Island, I don't know really. It's quite a fascinating area." - Gordon Ramsay

"Long Island for me, it's producing more chefs coming out of there than Paris." - Gordon Ramsay

"I love musical theatre and my dream is to do Once On This Island." - Syesha Mercado

"In England ... everything becomes professional ... even the rogues of that island are pedants." - Friedrich Schlegel

"A two-pound turkey and a fifty-pound cranberry - that's Thanksgiving dinner at Three-Mile Island." - Johnny Carson

"Honor is like a steep island without a shore: one cannot return once one is outside." - Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

"Alone dwells every man and everyone mocks everyone else, and a deserted island is our pain." - Albert Cohen

"Ellis Island is for the people who came over on ships. My people came in chains." - David Dinkins

"Our island home Is far beyond the wave; we will no longer roam." - Alfred Tennyson

"Planet Earth is our shared island, let us join forces to protect it" - Ban Ki-moon

"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island." - Walt Disney

"We, in Prince Edward Island, are fully familiar with this modern phenomenon." - Alex Campbell



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