Thoughts From Jhkan's Book of
Deepest, Darkest Secrets

The Turtle Moves
"You are still alive as long as the bullet is still in the barrel."

"If it's between me and you it's not religion. If it's between me and any higher power, it is."

"If it's a no-win situation, don't fight."

"Never attempt to reason with people who know they are right." Frank Herbert

"Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup."

Bumper Sticker

"Universal Law: There is an exception to every rule. You may be exceptional, but it's unlikely that you are an exception." (Exceptions being the rare and flighty creatures that they are.)

"When we ask the gods to be with us, it's a wonder the gods don't answer, 'Foolish child, we never left you.' "

"Sex is natural, but not if it's done right." Unknown

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." M.K. Gandhi

"As crisp and clean as a springtime shower,
As warm an sultry as a summer afternoon,
As bold and blazing as an autumn bonfire,
As silent and gentle as a wintry midnight dream,
Are the seasons of our love."
Jkhan's Lady - Smiley

"May the gods stand between you and harm in all the empty places where you must walk." Egyptian blessing from Babylon 5 Episode
Shadow Dancing


"Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience. Unknown

"Peace, freedom and and few less fat bastards eating all the pie." Black Adder III

"Let us go forth and celebrate life, for though it is written on the wind with a gossamer pen, it's such a lovely song." J'Khan

"War is sometimes a necessary evil, but it is always evil. We will not learn to live in peace by killing each other's children."
Jimmy Carter in acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize


"They that can give up essential liberties to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty
nor safety." Benjamin Franklin

"Sorcery is a sword without a hilt, there is no safe
way to grasp it." George R.R. Martin

"If we embrace the world instead of trying to rule the world, people wouldn't get out of bed wanting
to bomb Americans."
  Rick Steves

"Joy is to fun what the deep sea is to a puddle. It's a feeling that can hardly be contained." 
terry Pratchett - A hat Full of Sky - Tiffany Aching

"It must be boring to be god and have nothing
to discover" 
Stephen Hawking

"War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight for themselves."  Anonymous

" Piety is oppressive, it takes all the air out of thought."
Norman Mailer

"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it." Mark Twain

"The opposite of courage is not cowardice, it is conformity.
Even a dead fish can go with the flow." 
Jim Hightower

"you can't polish a turd"  Anonymous