Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: SUCCESS & more

My Word of the Day

SUCCESS (SU’CCESS) n.s.[succes, French; successus, Latin.]1. The termination of any affair happy or unhappy. Success without any epithet is commonly taken for good success.

For good success of his hands, he asketh ability to do of him that is most unable. Wisd.xiii. 19.

Perplex’d and troubled at his bad success The tempter stood. Milton.

Not Lemuel’s mother with more care Did counsel or instruct her heir;Or teach, with more success, her son The vices of the time to shun. Waller.

Every reasonable man cannot but wish me success in this attempt, because I undertake the proof of that which it is every man’s interest that it should be true. Tillotson’s Sermons.

Whilst malice and ingratitude confess, They’ve strove for ruin long without success. Garth.

Gas sulphuris may be given with success in any disease of the lungs. Arbuthnoton Diet.

Military successes, above all others, elevate the minds of a people. Atterbury’s Sermons.2. Succession. Obsolete.

All the sons of these five brethren reigned By due success, and all their nephews late, Even thrice eleven descents, the crown retained. Spenser.

Recent references to SUCCESS on Twitter

@TheAthleticWISC From @jessetemple: The conversations about #Badgers QB Alex Hornibrook’s shortcomings have been ongoing for three s… https://t.co/THg6BG2ia7

@HSmayo It was hugely important for us to win – Carnacon’s Casey: Carnacon’s latest Mayo SFC final success was particularly… https://t.co/gI2XjqQ3jh

@G0ROME The key 🔑 to success is to keep growing in all areas of life mental emotional spiritual as well as physical

@MBcareers We love celebrating success everyday but this week we are going BIG with @MABPRIDEAwards! We will be recognising ou… https://t.co/2PIwmonIMq

@SportsGamersNow Our channel averaged 16 viewers for our first event ever last night! We plan on continuing that success with more g… https://t.co/8lPZOYNTPC

@LISierraClub Register here for the Seventh Annual "Water We Going To Do?" Conference. Experts will provide updates on the water… https://t.co/r7Tyc47hP6

@KKartikey11 #MeeTooIndia is gaining success, many people are saying that they are false allegations. Yes it may be but 9 out of… https://t.co/U4oPcymtqj

@lefa51558673 Success. Bjala song cover https://t.co/sbaD2UzFZj

@abhishekshah Do you have what it takes to develop habits that will promote your success & the success of those around you?… https://t.co/cm8fh101mu

@GoSaveNature @CoinTrabet #TRABET.CO #PRE-ICO I really want the guys to succeed, it will be a success.

@salimalfahaad I pray to God to achieve our faith in the success of this great conference #DavosInTheDesert

@HealthyTipsMsgs Success comes in can’s. Failures come in cant’s.

@RiverValleyAA On Sat, 3 staff members from our Supported Employment Program worked with attendants of the First Annual Special Ne… https://t.co/Xs5X83rDch

@TWG Don’t miss out on our own @ceben speaking tomorrow at 3:30pm with @Coinsquare CEO Cole Diamond for the Canadian Suc… https://t.co/9FjY3stvKj

@ptoshq25 Oprah Winfrey: “Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally… https://t.co/HEtLoTC1nT

@UMFBDenMother @MatthewParent1 @terry_barr I understand gans want success but calling for everyone’s heads every other minute is n… https://t.co/8MG5FVZEFy

@CoachJDHoops Heard this stat from a Director of Player Development for an NBA team. Last season James Harden shot over 40% on hi… https://t.co/6A0PYWBSkn

@AmanIns25593649 @Gurmeetramrahim #SalvationThroughMeditation Will power is the key of all success and happiness it will be increa… https://t.co/JPK7rLRmT7

@RajeshI96387610 #SalvationThroughMeditation Meditation helps in every situation. @Gurmeetramrahim ji said that meditation builds s… https://t.co/oEoCbeoVsu

@headphonesbyyou Reposting @dirkschauenberg: – via @Crowdfire The way you think creates the reality for yourself. . . . . . #work… https://t.co/3Kk7fMVW24

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@a_shahyn "Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful."

Samuel Johnson

@BoMorse Keep at it to achieve! "Few things are impossible to diligence and skill." Samuel Johnson #NimbleQuotes

@StudentCaffe “What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.” – Samuel Johnson #WordsofWisdom

@Trimble_Ag Happy Monday, everyone! Here’s your #MondayMotivation for the week: "…#agriculture is undoubtedly the first and… https://t.co/m1XPO92IVP

@ExtonNews Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance. -Samuel Johnson

@SueFisher1726 "Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions. – Samuel Johnson"

@911MyWeb Many difficult things to design show to be easy to carry out.- Samuel Johnson #911MYWEB #ProfessionalWebsite… https://t.co/DiMyvr12nH

@johnfbrowning37 @cathyparkhong From Samuel Johnson’s dictionary: oats: ‘a grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but… https://t.co/ZZcYivkh4L

@hayley_sass @yiduiqie RIGHT?!

You keep going and it just keeps getting WILDER and then SAMUEL JOHNSON SHOWS UP, OKAY SURE!

@CityYogaSC “Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.” ― Samuel Johnson

@sk_minho98 "Clear your mind of cant." – Dr. Samuel Johnson

@hzilionis @jntod @HenninghamPress Pembroke College, according to Samuel Johnson (Boswell’s Life, Vol. I).

@Holiday_Desire “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them… https://t.co/mZUyM7dPfH

@TudorHouseWorcs #ManuscriptMonday Until Samuel Johnson’s 1755 dictionary,spellings were not standard & often phonetic,words spelled… https://t.co/D9go82tHD5

@truehealth_Nutr What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. -Samuel Johnson

@ECWLiv Start the week with Samuel Johnson on the importance of not overthinking things. Have a good week people!… https://t.co/DlwO5BdLKO

@ifyousay This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts. ~Samuel Johnson #quote #wine #word #thinking

@Zee_Najarian “Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don’t think of retiring from the world, until the world will be… https://t.co/YFsBNun4by

@hungdaman24 Memory is the mother of all wisdom. (Samuel Johnson)

@Samuel_Company Jeremiah Johnson on Young Prophets https://t.co/zsM6HrMpem https://t.co/mx932bvBH4

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