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13 Famous Quotes by James Baldwin
8/2/1924 - 11/30/1987
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About James Baldwin

I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.

Travel Quotes, by James Baldwin

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It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.

Education Quotes, by James Baldwin

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The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers.

Questions Quotes, by James Baldwin

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If you're afraid to die, you will not be able to live.

Inspirational Quotes, by James Baldwin

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Hatred, which could destroy so much, never failed to destroy the man who hated and this was an immutable law.

Hate Quotes, by James Baldwin

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The future is like heaven. Everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now.

Future Quotes, by James Baldwin

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Pessimists are the people who have no hope for themselves or for others. Pessimists are also people who think the human race is beneath their notice, that they're better than other human beings.

Pessimism Quotes, by James Baldwin

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It is only because the world looks on his talent with such a frightening indifference that the artist is compelled to make his talent important.

Indifference Quotes, by James Baldwin

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Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex, you thought of nothing else if you didn't have it and thought of other things if you did.

Money Quotes, by James Baldwin

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If you're afraid to die, you will not be able to live.

Death / immortality Quotes, by James Baldwin

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A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled. -James Baldwin.

Education Quotes, by James Baldwin

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When one begins to live by habit and by quotation, one has begun to stop living.

Habit Quotes, by James Baldwin

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I imagine one of the reasons people cling to thier hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain. -James Baldwin.

Surrender Quotes, by James Baldwin

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