Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: SORBITION & more

My Word of the Day

SORBITION (SORBI’TION) n.s.[sorbitio, Latin.]The act of drinking or sipping.

Recent references to SORBITION on Twitter

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@EXO_Books Nothing has more retarded the advancement of learning than the disposition of vulgar minds to ridicule and vilify w… https://t.co/icHPfjUveh

@BestVideoGamesB 1901 3 Vols Life Samuel JOHNSON James BOSWELL https://t.co/gHLT78VtlX https://t.co/3IdWpn5yXk

@InterestingFol1 What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence. – Dr. Samuel Johnson https://t.co/mK367EtPEK

@DonaldH11469395 “ The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” Samuel Johnson

@hija_maldita08 Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. ~ Samuel Johnson… https://t.co/eb342CmV6X

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

@niminally "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel" (Samuel Johnson, 1775). Prepare for a shower of ‘patriotism’. Probab… https://t.co/kNbtv03rUa

@stephens_ben @drumpfledoor @ghostoflenin @danagould I mean, Demick’s extensively researched book won the 2010 BBC Samuel Johnson… https://t.co/tsp9FNK3ni

@AnneGre51651110 Samuel Johnson said "A decent provision for the poor is the truest test of civilization" thank you @realDonaldTrump… https://t.co/2OpCnSGPQd

@forbiddenlondon @blademanphil The quote is from Samuel Johnson who wrote one of the first English dictionaries back in the 18th century

@GeorgetownNews_ The inevitable consequence of poverty is dependence -Samuel Johnson

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

@KissesAndEdward Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. ~ Samuel Johnson… https://t.co/IkEm6jI2Ib

@annemariayritys "Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings". -Samuel Johnson https://t.co/X9kw0K21ik #leadership… https://t.co/NeYYyDjFH9

@radoc_jeana He that embarks on the voyage of life will always wish to advance rather by the impulse of the wind than the stroke… https://t.co/klZ4IQ8Xz0

@Jennifer_LLBY Many things difficult to design prove easy to perform. — Samuel Johnson

@TerrificJewelr 1831 5 Vols Samuel JOHNSON by BOSWELL ed. W. Croker https://t.co/T0SHtBG68s https://t.co/zwVv7cOOwC

@lahlahquote He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything. -Samuel Johnson #quotes https://t.co/3JgrzlVB4X

@BTogetherDotOrg Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. ~ Samuel Johnson

@DougSmithLive "Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." -Samuel Johnson https://t.co/qUZBAr8x3B

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