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" Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - 190 페이지
저자: James Boswell - 1820
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The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture

David E. Shi - 2001 - 332 페이지
...American economic growth and standards of living. As England's Dr. Johnson once said, "When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." The energy crisis certainly caught the attention of the American public. That the postwar era of cheap...
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Korea's Future and The Great Powers

Nicholas Eberstadt, Nick Eberstadt, Richard J Ellings - 2001 - 361 페이지
...to Boswcll dated September 19, 1777. The precise quote is: "Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." 2. The examples of East Germany and Russia suggest that communist-era assets, when turned loose in...
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Generation Exodus: The Fate of Young Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany

Walter Laqueur, Chairman International Research Council Walter Laqueur - 2001 - 345 페이지
...people had any experience evading the security organs but, as Dr. Johnson said, "when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. Through German contacts they got advice on where and how to escape. Private Enterprise or Stories of...
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Presidential Disability: Papers, Discussions, and Recommendations on the ...

The Working Group on Presidential Disability - 2001 - 562 페이지
...suddenly begins to behave in a manifestly loopy fashion. As Dr. Johnson said, "When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully."* By the same token, an incident of that kind, drawing attention to the hazards of presidential dementia,...
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Seven Weeks for the Soul: A Reflective Journey for Lent Or Other Times of ...

Gerard W. Hughes - 2001 - 261 페이지
...they pull long faces to let men know they are fasting. mHttHEUI 6: I. 5. II, "\\Tien a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully," wrote Dr. Johnson. In the early days of Christianity, ashes were placed on the heads of penitents at...
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Game, Set, Match: Winning the Negotiations Game

Henry S. Kramer - 2001 - 360 페이지
...end game stage. 28O CHAPTER 1 2 THE MID-NEGOTIATION PROCESS "Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." [Dr. Samuel Johnson] Time, along with power and information, are the three key elements in any negotiation....
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Foreign Policy for America in the Twenty-first Century: Alternative ...

Thomas H. Henriksen - 2001
...Johnson provided a reason more than two hundred years ago: "Depend on it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." There was plenty to concentrate the American mind in 1940-41, with the result that we had a grand strategy...
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A Handbook on Hanging: Being a Short Introduction to the Fine Art of ...

Charles Duff - 2001 - 196 페이지
...part in the battle for human rights. "Depend upon it," said Dr. Johnson, "when a man knows that he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. " Constant readers of the admirable daily Press (not excluding the equally admirable sabbath newspapers,...
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The Death Penalty: an American history

Stuart BANNER, Stuart Banner - 2009 - 396 페이지
...sentence was of inestimable value. We may remember Samuel Johnson's comment — "when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully" — as satire, and when Johnson, one of the most prominent of the early English penal reformers, said...
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Energy: Science, Policy, and the Pursuit of Sustainability

Robert Bent, Lloyd Orr, Randall Baker - 2002 - 257 페이지
...erisis. This is a vatiant of Dr. Johnsons famous observation: "Depend on it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." It could be argued, for insrance, that it took the expressive literary genius and scientific wisdom...
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