J. B. Bury Quotes (1 quote)
“The Macedonian people and their kings were of Greek stock, as their traditions and the scanty remains of their language combine to testify.”
―J. B. Bury
A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, 2nd ed. (1913)
“We have come over a way that with tears has been watered,
We have come, treading our path through the blood of the slaughtered.”
―James Weldon Johnson
Lift Every Voice and Sing, st. 2
“Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”
Think and Grow Rich (1938)
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J. B. Bury
Bio: John Bagnell Bury, known as J. B. Bury, was an Irish historian, classical scholar, Byzantinist and philologist. But he would have objected to the label of Byzantinist, and did so explicitly in the preface to the 1889 edition of his Later Roman Empire.