Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: QUIETNESS & more

My Word of the Day

QUIETNESS (QUI’ETNESS) n.s.[from quiet.]1. Coolness of temper.

This cruel quietness neither returning to mislike nor proceeding to favour; gracious, but gracious still after one manner. Sidney, b. ii.

That which we move for our better instruction sake, turneth into anger and choler in them; they grow altogether out of quietness with it; they answer fumingly. Hooker.2. Peace; tranquillity.

Stop effusion of our christian blood, And ’stablish quietness on ev’ry side. Shakesp. Henry VI.

What miseries have both nations avoided, and what quietness and security attained by their peaceable union. Hayward.3. Stilness; calmness.

Recent references to QUIETNESS on Twitter

@BibleStuph Find~The fruit of righteousness will be peace; the effect of righteousness will be quietness and con… https://t.co/5BpbLOiCLu

@hooperstarium certain as air forms water, love forms humanity and ignorance forms destruction…through reading,comprehension and… https://t.co/WwD9W2okK0

@_Tenebrous_Girl The quietness was the last thing she cherished until the incident happened.

The incident… #TenebrousBot

@NtbcInverness Job 34:29 29. When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth his face, who then can behol… https://t.co/VD3tssBjys

@aman61bc @JamilSmith What’s also disturbing is the @WhiteHouse staff not checking him on this or the quietness of the… https://t.co/e7xM0xLp0L

@AsiaPackage Wat Sinnaram Ban Na Hin Miner in Vung Chau District, Vientiane Province, Laos

Because this temple is a statue of a… https://t.co/soyZKaGueG

@nellinell_ quietness is so much better than forced conversation

@Deanna_Hausam Quietness is the classroom where you learn to hear My voice. Beginners need a quiet place in order to still their m… https://t.co/b3BfC4rsnS

@os_princess @cchukudebelu Intact FEMI FALANA quietness surprise me….hypocrisessssssssssssss

@jnewsombot It beats me, but I do not know. I do not know. Palaces and stormclouds and the rough, straggly sage, and the smoke… https://t.co/KZtjMyMu2N

@1marisone @kx_s79 Yes, it is… To breathe in deeply the fresh, chilly air…. Absorb in the peacefulness and quietness of th… https://t.co/nGPsI7i4pj

@Bushman323 Quietness is the classroom where you learn to hear My voice. Beginners need a quiet place in order to still their m… https://t.co/vZkJfgvzbZ

@Bushman323 Quietness is the classroom where you learn to hear My voice.

@ChirayuWriter What is the reason behind your quietness?

I know there is something behind your silence because no one in this wor… https://t.co/cIqv1o4F90

@aliattat_05 In the journey of seeking quietness,,,

@HeartFlowersCtr When your spirit feels weary, feed yourself with quietness, with beauty, with prayer.

@MontezMiller Quietness is the classroom where you learn to hear My voice. #JesusCalling

@Amiirxx Always remember quietness & don’t forget the storm. https://t.co/MI3skCOO4n

@MediadoJb The moon and the year travel and pass away: also the day, also the wind. Also the flesh passes away to the place of its quietness

@NayamkaWard "Quietness empowers the #spirit." ~ #BennyHinn #BeStill #Psalm 62:5 Trying to be a #Mary in a #Martha 🌎 #Gospel of… https://t.co/xDqr3LrjHA

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

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

@BarExamTutor @Profepps Learned a lot from your article. And quite a quote from Samuel Johnson.

@streamofquotes He is not only dull himself, he is the cause of dullness in others. https://t.co/pwoeyiPzGe #quote https://t.co/1I6HjWcXEs

@RoastandVine “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see th… https://t.co/3Y1RPPN2Ha

@MotivationalMsg Sorrow is the mere rust of the soul. Activity will cleanse and brighten it. -Samuel Johnson

@CarolinAramburo Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson #quotes

@treybrave “Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." Samuel Johnson #KeepPushing

@BowserVPSA People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed (Samuel Johnson 1709-1784). #TuesdayThoughts

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

@Agri_Linc "If we estimate dignity by immediate usefulness, agriculture is undoubtedly the first and noblest science." – Samue… https://t.co/Q68V8SBZdb

@eigomeigen Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect. Samuel Johnson

@BarbMayfield Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect. Samuel Johnson

@RedCatReading 💕 Quote of the Day from https://t.co/XOAzhOhalX: "A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it." -Samuel Johns… https://t.co/uvnCdqVV2X

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

@ConnectionQuote Happiness is not a state to arrive at but, rather, a manner of traveling. -Samuel Johnson

@oratorylibrary On display this week: the winner of the Man Booker Award this year, along with some of the other award-winners in t… https://t.co/dasngK9Lu3

@Mustafa_Qadri With apologies to Samuel Johnson, bureaucracy is the last refuge of the scoundrel. https://t.co/cOcICCJv2V

@drjoesDIYhealth “Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful” Samuel Johnson

@WebToSuccess A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes is. – Samuel Johnson

@BegmAsl68205385 The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them… https://t.co/xPTWXT9ani

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