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Barbara W. Tuchman

“Vainglory, however, no matter how much medieval Christianity insisted it was a sin, is a motor of mankind, no more eradicable than sex.”


Barbara W. Tuchman, A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
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A Distant Mirror:  The Calamitous 14th Century A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. Tuchman
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