Artful Wisdom Colorful Advice is chock full of common sense maxims, illustrated with more than 90 pages of colorful, original art. Wise words from the famous and not-so-famous include Speak your mind, but ride a fast horse! (Texas Bix Bender) and Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most. (Thomas Jefferson). Illustrated by Marjory Hawkins, the unique mixture of self-taught art and great life advice was created as encouragement for a teenage nephew who would rather SnapChat than read a book.