Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: SPAAD & more

My Word of the Day

SPAAD (SPAAD) n.s. A kind of mineral.

English talc, of which the coarser sort is called plaister or parget; the finer, spaad, earth-flax, or salamander’s hair. Woodward’s Met. Foss.

Recent references to SPAAD on Twitter

@DickyJJr @deirbhilesdaddy @williamcrawley The SPAAD!

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@Jaysonneal4gma1 It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.-… https://t.co/JNP1ACEiMf

@vincemenzione “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." Samuel Johnson via @aurorasacoach #success #sales

@LeadershipTwt Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. – Dr. Samuel Johnson

@tannehbartee @BluntSpeaking Another anniversary of one of your best reporting on Liberia – the vivid description of events of t… https://t.co/eGpeN1GzZS

@hija_maldita08 Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. ~ Samuel Johnson

#KissesDelavinOnSpotted @delavinkisses

@hija_maldita08 Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another,… https://t.co/4ycGXrYEc5

@levistahl Finished my Samuel Johnson piece; I’ll share a link when it’s live.

The glories of libraries: from my garden I us… https://t.co/gx1VnatZDU

@KissesAndEdward Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another,… https://t.co/7d5Ga4GBFF

@Slippinjimmy24 @FoxNews @jonvoight "Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel." -Samuel Johnson

@LA_Prays https://t.co/RHe6LnCiL6 Please pray for: Rep. @RepMikeJohnson Sen. Robert L. Allain II Sen. @conradappel Rep. P… https://t.co/kZKHIEk9uQ

@15maaz The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. ~ Samuel Johnson ~

@maryenergia1 "Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first be overcome." Samuel Johnson

@nig_youthdecide #MondayMotivation

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, andknowledge without integrity is dangerous and… https://t.co/MOmw79jN6Z

@ya_eduardo Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. —Samuel Johnson #dailyquote https://t.co/C7NxwCEI6v

@IDTheftScout It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust. – Samuel Johnson

@chirag Patriotism, theast refuge of a scoundrel.

Samuel Johnson said this 2 and half CENTURIES ago. Still true. https://t.co/ifZaJbGMSe

@RobertHWoodman #Pride is a vice, which pride itself inclines every man to find in others, and to overlook in himself. ~Samuel Johnson #quote

@neildrewitt @gemoftheocean99 @FoxNews @Nike "Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.” – Samuel Johnson, 1775. #NeverAgain

@VerbworkHQ "Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance." – Samuel Johnson #MondayMotivation Good morning

@Soulecting Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. Samuel Johnson #quotes

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