Thomas Gainsborough quotes

  • The critical period of matrimony is breakfast-time.

  • Nothing is there to come, and nothing past, But an eternal Now does always last.

  • The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.

  • Many pilots of the time were the opinion that a fighter pilot in a closed cockpit was an impossible thing, because you should smell the enemy. You could smell them because of the oil they were burning.

  • When I finish as the host of 'Jeopardy!' I'm going to go up to Taft in central California. They have a small college there that teaches you about oil drilling.

  • We know that pumping oil out of the ground does not create many jobs. It does not foster an entrepreneurial spirit, nor does it sharpen critical faculties.

  • Look for the enemies of Medicare, of higher minimum wages, of Social Security, of federal aid to education and there you will find the enemy of the Negro, the coalition of Dixiecrats and reactionary Republicans that seek to dominate the Congress.

  • The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.

  • I saw my enemies in Munich, and they are worms.

  • A defeat in war is not the greatest of all evils; but when the defeat has been inflicted by enemies who are not worthy of you, then the calamity is doubled.