Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: PREPARE & more

My Word of the Day

To PREPARE (PREPA’RE) v.n.1. To take previous measures.

Efficacy is a power of speech, which represents to our minds the lively ideas of things so truly, as if we saw them with our eyes; as Dido preparing to kill herself. Peacham.2. To make every thing ready; to put things in order.

Go in, sirrah, bid them prepare for dinner. Shakesp.

The long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing. Bible1 Peteriii. 2.3. To make one’s self ready; to put himself in a state of expectation.

Recent references to PREPARE on Twitter

@dmexco @siriusevents @KB_Event Great! Today our first trucks arrived to prepare Experience and Motion Stage. You can have… https://t.co/lFExh3UYoa

@YoDymondRose When you prepare a whole argument in your head and they end up doing something so sweet . Lmao HUMBLE ME 😂

@HarvardNegoti8 Wise negotiators try to think several steps ahead to prepare for industry-wide change, lest they be left behind. https://t.co/HV134nT0QZ

@astonvicar @YannickBolasie praying for you as you prepare for your first game for our great club. ☮️🙏🏼#UTV

@Tommyroed The summer is over, time to prepare for the cold to set in😊😊 https://t.co/rjZXpsnL0r

@biodun42004 @Euronaire This is very true….its happen to my dad younger sista….she gave birth to a girl like that…..she al… https://t.co/B7vIvvy39v

@myKingsEmbassy Plan and Prepare, Don’t be told #WYP #WavesofisGlory #KingsEmbassy https://t.co/ByOfSaGBQZ

@WilksOcker @aCameraShyGuy2 You mean supersport is better without him..He didn’t prepare go read the statements.

@Gagasclitt @cherryporsche Teaaa omg you’re so lovely 😭💗 it’s such a massive company so it was a real shock to the system, uni… https://t.co/s3u8OKm1aD

@BeHokieReady Did you take action to prepare your pets during June’s #VTPetPrep? If you did, you’re ready for this @30Days_30Ways… https://t.co/YV4oKvyNrD

@emrgncyprepbren #HappeningNow: Check out #RadioUSA on #USMissiontoAU 105.3 in Addis to hear me discuss #NationalPreparednessMonth w… https://t.co/38HjSAH5Th

@jpjanson Party cups as gas masks: Idlib civilians prepare for battle https://t.co/3mlEuw4vJk via @AlArabiya_Eng

@tcblues prepare in advance all disasters are local. https://t.co/Ac2HoPv1Nc

@efen_fredrick @zittokabwe @kwanza_tv Our president does not like to prepare what to speak. He dislikes a prepared speech thus why… https://t.co/OteJW39dHI

@OccultPuppy Gonna stream here in a few so prepare your butts <3

@BlogOrigins My littlest ones love sweet potatoes, so when I was given the opportunity to try them from #PictsweetFarms I was th… https://t.co/LHGXaDWPV7

@Eric46813580 @realDonaldTrump Will you ever quote somebody who disagrees with you, cause they’re a lot easier to find than those… https://t.co/GCJWePrVJu

@soleariaprncess Prepare to die!

@JCeZeStudios Every man or woman isn’t meant to give you the love that you seek…they teach you about you to prepare you for the… https://t.co/Ey9P4SuBSX

@duerksennicolas Prepare for cuteness overload (50 Photos)

https://t.co/v1yTRQHApB

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@villanuevachaaa "Self-confidence is the first great requisite to great undertakings." — Samuel Johnson

@nonnie100759 Reading Behold America by #SarahCurchwell (which I recommend) and came across this quote from Samuel Johnson "It i… https://t.co/Yu5luCUbeH

@LindaIsrael Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he does not possess, and to gain ap… https://t.co/frXpOADRn6

@ricsl1600 I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUB164thWeeksary #VMGargoyles

@ricsl1600 The endearing elegance of female friendship. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUB164thWeeksary #VMGargoyles

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

@KielSparrow The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. -Samuel Johnson

@WestwoodIntl “As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man, upon easier terms than… https://t.co/5vpTNO3tIz

@GregZlevor “As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man, upon easier terms than… https://t.co/J2vWe0J5x8

@Jack91521 Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing. – Samuel Johnson

#VMGargoyles

@thecareerscoop "Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." Samuel Johnson https://t.co/zUc7jvw4w4 https://t.co/vq2q0mnQ2C

@swiftpersonnel1 "Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance." – Samuel Johnson

@bhhsHendrick "Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage." Samuel Johnson

@jujinmooh [명언]Hope is necessary in every condition. (Samuel Johnson

@keithalexander @HolyroodLiam The Spectator have resurrected Samuel Johnson to write opinion columns?

@CosmoBC_quotes “A generous and elevated mind is distinguished by nothing more certainly than an eminent degree of curiosity.“ Samu… https://t.co/nvRwcmJVcO

@Chestnutedu “What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.” – Samuel Johnson. #quote https://t.co/BVjezmtPFG

@InterestingFol1 Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. – Samue… https://t.co/mFfslwZZJ5

@_Ginnungagap @Samuel_P_Currie @gardencourtman @Conservatives @UKLabour Boris Johnson, anyone?

@ricsl1600 There are charms made only for distance admiration. – Samuel Johnson #ALDUB164thWeeksary #VMGargoyles

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