Illustration Friday: Brave

March 09, 2010

Bravery 
is only obtuseness to the perception of contingencies.
I wasn't sure where to take the week's IF word until I remembered this quote from a Thomas Hardy book. It's a rather pessimistic attitude (hey, it's Hardy--what did you expect?), but the quote always makes me laugh, and it seemed to fit the theme of this picture.

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4 comments

  1. Awesome illustration. Reminds me of The Sandlot.

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  2. You are the first person I have ever heard of who laughs when reading Thomas Hardy! (I'm smiling.) Nice piece and interesting quotation.

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  3. Thank you all!
    Hardy's plots are usually more or less depressing, but his style of writing and many minor characters are full of quotable lines. :)

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