Yakoub Islam Quotes (3 quotes)
“The Muslim Anarchist Charter rejects absolutely:
all forms of violence and political coercion;
all forms of racism and prejudice, including Islamophobia, homophobia and neurelitism.”
The Muslim Anarchist Charter (20 June 2005)
“Al-Buraq to Earth. Contact made. Link established with planet Earth. Kamal, onboard computer, setting up Mission Log in accordance with first contact communication protocols. Set up complete.
Awaiting further instructions.”
Al-Buraq to Earth (23 July 2011) - Captain Jul's Mission Blog (2011 - )
“Celebrity has merged human institutions into a much-of-a-mulchness, such that the values surrounding political leaders and infamous sex workers are becoming increasingly indistinguisable.”
Intergalactic Fame (29 July 2011) - Captain Jul's Mission Blog (2011 - )
“I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling, Or just after.”
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird - Harmonium (1923)
“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control, and at times hard to handle, but if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
“A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.”
“Punning is an art of harmonious jingling upon words, which, passing in at the ears, excites a titillary motion in those parts; and this, being conveyed by the animal spirits into the muscles of the face, raises the cockles of the heart.”
The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D. D. Arranged by Thomas Sheridan (J. Johnson, 1803), p. 125, "The Art of Punning"
“A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.”
Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches (1963 edition), Transaction Publishers - ISBN: 9781412822220
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Bio: Yunus Yakoub Islam is a UK-based Muslim, blogger, poet, and cyber-activist. Born Julian Hoare, he changed his surname to Anderson in 1982, prior to marrying his then girlfriend, Julie Harte.