James Baldwin Quotes (173 quotes)
Collected essays (1998 edition)
“It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.”
Referring to Negro education. As quoted in: "The Fifties" (Allen and Unwin, 1965) by John Montgomery, p. 63
“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.”
Nobody Knows My Name (2013 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780804149730
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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.