James Baldwin

James Baldwin

American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic
The determination to outwit one's situation means that one has no models, only object lessons.More James Baldwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most people... find a disorientating mismatch between the long-term nature of their liabilities and the increasingly short-term nature of their assets.More James Baldwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There exists among the intolerable degraded, the perverse and powerful desire to force into the arena of the actual those fantastic crimes of which they have been accused, achieving their vengeance and their own destruction through making the nightmare real.More James Baldwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The future is like heaven. Everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now.More James Baldwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Society is held together by our need; we bind it together with legend, myth, coercion, fearing that without it we will be hurled into that void, within which, like the earth before the Word was spoken, the foundations of society are hidden.More James Baldwin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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