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James Baldwin
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Referring to Negro education. As quoted in: "The Fifties" (Allen and Unwin, 1965) by John Montgomery, p. 63


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Born: August 2, 1924

Died: December 1, 1987 (aged 63)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Educator, writer, novelist, poet, playwright, activist

Bio: James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.

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Philebus was saying that enjoyment and pleasure and delight, and the class of feelings akin to them, are a good to every living being, whereas I contend, that not these, but wisdom and intelligence and memory, and their kindred, right opinion and true reasoning, are better and more desirable than pleasure for all who are able to partake of them, and that to all such who are or ever will be they are the most advantageous of all things.
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