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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
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world. But books taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.

R
Experience, which destroys innocence, also leads one back to it.
A
To act is to be committed, and to be committed is to be in danger.
N
People can cry much easier than they can change.
K
Remember, to hate, to be violent, is demeaning. It means you're afraid of the other side of the coin -- to love and be loved.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
   


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