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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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Surprise, Security, and the American Experience

John Lewis Gaddis - 2005 - 160 페이지
...the Dr. Samuel Johnson Test: "Depend on it, Sir," the great man once commented, "when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully."* Despite a significantly altered strategic landscape, dangers before December 7, 1941, were not convincingly...
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Our Affair with El Niño: How We Transformed an Enchanting Peruvian Current ...

S. George Philander - 2004 - 275 페이지
...in science by quoting Samuel Johnson in a threatening tone: "Depend on it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." Today there is enormous pressure on scientists to do research that is useful, to predict El Nino for...
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Calling a Halt to Mindless Change: A Plea for Commonsense Management

John Macdonald - 1998 - 260 페이지
...do you work for your present company? Chapter 10 Focus Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows that he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) Do not do unto others as you would they should do unto you. Their tastes...
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Paroles de traducteur: de la traduction comme activité jubilatoire

William Olivier Desmond, Fabrice Antoine - 2005 - 135 페이지
...de culture moyenne peut comprendre immédiatement. Si on lit, en revanche, "... when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully," vous ne saurez peut-être pas que c'est une citation, célèbre en Angleterre, de Samuel Johnson. Vous...
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The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind The Lord of the Rings

Peter Kreeft - 2005 - 237 페이지
...quoted man (besides Shakespeare) in English literature, Doctor Johnson, reads: "When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." (Watch the movie Dead Man Walking with this point in mind, and you may see a serious argument for capital...
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Dark Eyes on America: The Novels of Joyce Carol Oates

Gavin Cologne-Brookes - 2009 - 296 페이지
...are not necessarily desirable. The epigraph (Samuel Johnson's famous dictum that "when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully") suggests that the fact of death should focus our minds on how to live. The dogged pursuit of insoluble...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 페이지
...Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) (entry for 22 June 1776) 89 Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows he H2 闡x N 7 # 옲 6 3 #Nߟ3 Quoted in James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) (entry for 19 Sept. 1777) 90 When a man...
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Expecting the End: Millennialism in Social and Historical Context

Kenneth G. C. Newport, Crawford Gribben - 2006 - 319 페이지
...Germany, 1933-1945), or more lastingly (Ming and Maoist China, Soviet Russia). 56 "When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully . . .," Samuel Johnson, quoted by J. Boswell, Life of Johnson, ed. GB Hill, revised by LF Powell, iii,...
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The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When

Ralph Keyes - 2007 - 416 페이지
..."No one can make you feel INFERIOR without your consent." "Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it CONCENTRATES his mind wonderfully." (Often recalled as "The prospect of being hanged focuses the mind wonderfully. ) "Sir, a woman's preaching...
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Psychology of Terrorism

Bruce Bongar, Lisa M. Brown, Larry E. Beutler, James N. Breckenridge, Philip G. Zimbardo - 2006 - 512 페이지
...1998). In fact, and without going quite so far as to say with Samuel Johnson that "when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully," there is truth in the saying that the awareness of death causes a reexamination of value systems (Ursano,...
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