Quotes by John Bagnell Bury

"Thus freedom of thought, in any valuable sense, includes freedom of speech."
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"كيف تتلون أفكار الناس الدينية تلونًا لا شعوريًا بروح العصر."
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"The martyrs died for conscience, but not for liberty."
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"A new idea, inconsistent with some of the beliefs which he holds, means the necessity of rearranging his mind; and this process is laborious, requiring a painful expenditure of brain-energy. To him and his fellows, who form the vast majority, new ideas, and opinions which cast doubt on established beliefs and institutions, seem evil because they are disagreeable."
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"Toleration means incomplete religious liberty."
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John Bagnell Bury
  • John Bagnell Bury

  • Date of birth: October 16, 1861
  • Died: June 01, 1927
  • Born: in Clontibret, County Monaghan, Northern Ireland, The United Kingdom.

  • Description: John Bagnell Bury (often published as J.B. Bury) was a classical scholar, historian, and philologist. He held the chair in Modern History at Trinity College, Dublin, for nine years, and also was appointed Regius Professor of Greek at Trinity, and Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University.

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