Everyman an Island
Britain is an island. Oxford is an island in Britain. All Souls is an island in Oxford. And I am an island in All Souls.
Leszek Kolakowski talking to Danny Postel in "On exile, philosophy and tottering insecurely on the edge of an unknown abyss", Daedalus, Volume 134, Number 3, Summer 2005, pp. 82-88.