Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Glorification of Stupidity And Other Clever Insights

April 23, 2019
   Finished a sketchbook yesterday and cleaned out all the best quotes and artwork I have been noodling and collecting for the past two months:

"Life was hard for the pioneers, but every now and then someone would pull out a fiddle and a banjo and make it worse."

—Old Vaquero Saying

My fave babysitter

"It's easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled."

—Mark Twain

Chicas de Boom Boom

"You're on earth. There's no cure for that."
—Samuel Beckett

El Paso Cowboy: Burt Mossman

"When you're twenty, you care what everyone thinks, when you're forty, you stop caring what everyone thinks, when you're sixty, you realize no one was ever thinking about you in the first place."
—Winston Churchill

Daily Whip Out: 
"Those Texas Boys Stood In The Road
And Reloaded"

"Husbands are the best people to share a secret with. They'll never tell anyone, because they aren't even listening."

—Old Vaquero Saying

Honkytonk Sue Wisdom

"Only one more week until people who don't watch 'Game of Thrones' tell everyone that they don't watch 'Game of Thrones'."
—April 11, 2019

Daily Scratchboard Whip Out:
"Doc In Shadows"

"We came from dust and we will return to dust. That's why I never dust. It might be someone I loved."

—Old Housewife Saying

Daily Whip Out:
"Van Gogh Vanguard Billy"

"Looking back over a lifetime, you see that love was the answer to everything."

—Ray Bradbury

Kathy Sue as
Honkytonk Sue

"You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from."
—Cormac McCarthy

Ridin' High

"One hundred years ago everyone owned a horse and only the rich had cars. Today everyone has cars and only the rich have horses. The stables have turned."

—Old Vaquero Saying

"When you study history you realize people have been this stupid for thousands of years."
—Old Vaquero Saying

"When you can't see the future it's easy to forget the past."
—Old Vaquero Saying

J.C. Leyendecker Painting

"Nothing disturbs me more than the glorification of stupidity."
—Carl Sagan

"Here's some good advice, don't listen to my advice."

—BBB, who bought a magazine when everyone told him it was a bad idea

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