Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: MALVACEOUS & more

My Word of the Day

MALVACEOUS (MALVA’CEOUS) adj.[malva, Latin.]Relating to mallows.

Recent references to MALVACEOUS on Twitter

@metaphorminute a gambler is a sweetmeat: childless yet malvaceous

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@liamllewelyn Nicholas Johnson eloquently discussing Samuel Beckett & disability on @RTEArena (also ft. Jarlath Killeen on Emily… https://t.co/52AKZU02jy

@carenglasser "People need to be reminded more than they need to be instructed." Samuel Johnson #WhatIsYourLittleWhiteLie?… https://t.co/YWlLFxVMyg

@OVVeterans It’sMind/Matter! “The true measure of man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” Samuel John… https://t.co/cu6Lmyq3py

@SFAgentJay Quote of the day: "Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance." – Samuel Johnson

@mmrissa30 " To improve the golden moment of opportunity and catch the good that is within our reach is the great art of life.… https://t.co/JKa3jypfRi

@RobertMatsilele This is one of the disadvantages of wine: it makes a man mistake words for thought. -Samuel Johnson

Share such bea… https://t.co/AgA54ZoaX5

@carenglasser "People need to be reminded more than they need to be instructed." Samuel Johnson #WhatIsYourLittleWhiteLie? https://t.co/Xp5XoljbEJ

@Aloooo_Anday "Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance." – Samuel Johnson

@LifeBibes "Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance." – Samuel Johnson

@finch_geoffrey @18common ‘Sam’s Boy’ – novel based on relationship between Samuel Johnson and his black manservant, Francis Barber… https://t.co/9j7FckiSYu

@itslolcomedy1 "Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance." – Samuel Johnson

@n0jaa @LifeLimits: Here’s a good one: "There is no problem the mind of Man can set that the mind of Man cannot solve." — Dr. Samuel Johnson

@hija_maldita08 He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition wi… https://t.co/9IVhvaTRvi

@VerdieCaputi Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. -Samuel Johnson

@JonoTourism My friend @GeorgianJono by the Samuel Johnson statue on #Lichfield Market Square for the Farmers’ Market – on till… https://t.co/RihNezbriN

@Prathna32658121 A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.” – Samuel Johnson #Readpakistan

@25kV "No, Sir, when a man is tired of Let’s Dance by David Bowie, he is tired of life; for there is in Bowie all that li… https://t.co/i4PXwHBvgn

@KissesAndEdward Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

~ Samuel Johnson… https://t.co/QGuZr861q4

@hesges_synergy "Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance." – Samuel Johnson

@KissesAndEdward Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another,… https://t.co/nNzzANyVWO

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