Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: PRIESTLINESS & more

My Word of the Day

PRIESTLINESS (PRIE’STLINESS) n.s.[from priestly.]The appearance or manner of a priest.

Recent references to PRIESTLINESS on Twitter

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@Samuel25208507 @johnson_suleman Please papa my name is Ifeanyi samuel I live in Lisbon Portugal I need a great financial blessing… https://t.co/PHvm4oqoWX

@saddamscribe Dana Milbank: Patriotism, Samuel Johnson told us long ago, is the last refuge of a scoundrel. President Trump just… https://t.co/zRSrFXIGoQ

@DerbyHospitals All five hospitals – Royal Derby Hospital, Burton Queen’s Hospital and Samuel Johnson, Sir Robert Peel and London R… https://t.co/ncnqaaGhAF

@IFinestQuotes "Clear your mind of can’t" – Samuel Johnson

@rwoodley "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." Samuel Johnson 1775

@usofasininity Quite the disgusting display of faux patriotism. To think someone feels the need to hold an event "honoring" a piec… https://t.co/qyeQdkIAlD

@Secret____t @APCentralRegion @AP "A blade of grass is a blade of grass." – Samuel Johnson

@yalealumnimag Samuel Johnson said that “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” Some of us feel the same way about t… https://t.co/rxrSAANrvk

@GlicknWoods Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson

@Playhouse_Apps The drama’s laws, the drama’s patrons give, for we that live to please, must please to live. Samuel Johnson

@kenmacklin @DanRather Samuel Johnson said “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel” in 1775

@lucero_iaan Imogene Powers Johnson, Philanthropist and Wife of Samuel C. Johnson, Dies Aged 87 https://t.co/SBx2gWekls via @

@MelbieToast With no Eagles around, Trump acts like a turkey. Patriotism, Samuel Johnson told us long ago, is the last refuge of… https://t.co/fgKaFPVw3V

@CraigCaplan President Trump will sign the John McCain, Daniel Akaka and Samuel Johnson #VAMissionAct into law today at White Ho… https://t.co/m2NuxFqbMt

@WindsorMann Samuel Johnson warned, “A man may have the external appearance of a patriot, without the constituent qualities; as… https://t.co/c82OHsaCcl

@ricsl1600 "Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion." – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBUnending

@ricsl1600 "There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity" – Samuel Johnson #ALDUBUnending

@coolspaniel Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea. Samuel Johnson

@secretchart "Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." – Samuel Johnson #quote

@csltoronto Kindness takes the high road. "Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not." Samuel Johnson #act

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