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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:369
AUTHOR:Samuel Johnson (1709–84)
QUOTATION:Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
ATTRIBUTION:SAMUEL JOHNSON.—James Boswell, Boswell’s Life of Johnson, ed. George B. Hill, rev. and enl. ed., ed. L. F. Powell, entry for September 19, 1777, vol. 3, p. 167 (1934).
SUBJECTS:Death
 
 
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