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James Baldwin
(1924-1987) born on
Aug 02
US novelist, essayist. He was a noted spokesman for American blacks in 1950s-60s.
         
   
F
If you're treated a certain way you become a certain kind of person. If certain things are described to you as being real they're real for you whether they're real or not.

R
But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.
A
Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.
N
The responsibility of a writer is to excavate the experience of the people who produced him.
K
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "A Dialogue," (1973; with Nikki Giovanni), from a conversation in London, 4 Nov 1971.
R: "A Dialogue," (1973; with Nikki Giovanni), from a conversation in London, 4 Nov 1971.
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N: "A Dialogue," (1973; with Nikki Giovanni), from a conversation in London, 4 Nov 1971.
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