James Baldwin

James Baldwin

American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic
We take our shape, it is true, within and against that cage of reality bequeathed us at our birth; and yet is precisely through our dependence on this reality that we are most endlessly betrayed. James Baldwin quotes

Quotes of the month

Nikolay Krymov I can only write bushes and fences, but I do this best of all. [06/28/2020 10:06:30] More


Author Unknown They say blacks that whites they have to blame, to white that black is to blame.
But the gray is controlling the world. [06/18/2020 10:06:21] More


Author Unknown You can feed monkeys as match as you can, but they will still looks at the palm trees. [06/16/2020 08:06:20] More


Ivan Aivazovsky Nature is everything for the artist, in its depths is our instruction. [06/28/2020 10:06:13] More


Eugene Ryabyi Dreams is that makes a man seek happiness in heaven, but not on earth. [06/23/2020 07:06:48] More