James Baldwin Quotes (173 quotes)
“The writer's greed is appalling. He wants, or seems to want, everything and practically everybody, in another sense, and at the same time, he needs no one at all.”
Nobody Knows My Name (2013 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780804149730
“If we do not now dare everything, the fulfillment of that prophecy, re-created from the Bible in song by a slave, is upon us: God gave Noah the rainbow sign, No more water, the fire next time!”
The Fire Next Time (1963)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJames Baldwin
Born: August 2, 1924
Died: December 1, 1987 (aged 63)
Occupation: Educator, writer, novelist, poet, playwright, activist
Bio: James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.