James baldwin Quotes

"Not everything that is faced can...

"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." James Baldwin
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"We can disagree and still love each other, unless...

"We can disagree and still love each other, unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of my humanity and right to exist." - James Baldwin
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"I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their ha...

"I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain." - James Baldwin
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β€œChildren have never been very good at l...

β€œChildren have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” - James Baldwin
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"Children have never been very good at l...

"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." - James Baldwin
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"Not everything that is faced can...

"Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced." β€”James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 03
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β€œI imagine one of the reasons people cling to their ha...

β€œI imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” ― James Baldwin
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"It is certain, in any case, that al...

"It is certain, in any case, that allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have" - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 23
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"Anyone who has ever struggled wi...

"Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor."-James Baldwin
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β€œYou think your pain and your heartbrea...

β€œYou think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.” - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 04
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β€œI imagine one of the reasons people cling to their ha...

β€œI imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 18
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β€œI imagine one of the reasons people cling to their ha...

β€œI imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” ― James Baldwin,
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β€œPeople pay for what they do, and still more for what...

β€œPeople pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it very simply; by the lives they lead.” ― James Baldwin
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β€œIt is easy to proclaim all souls equ...

β€œIt is easy to proclaim all souls equal in the sight of God; it is hard to make men equal on earth.” -- James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 22
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β€œI imagine one of the reasons people cling to their ha...

β€œI imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” ― James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 29
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β€œYou’re playing the game according to somebody else’s rules, and ...

β€œYou’re playing the game according to somebody else’s rules, and you can’t win until you understand the rules and step out of that particular game, which is not, after all, worth playing.” James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 03
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β€œPerhaps home is not a pl...

β€œPerhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.” ― James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 26
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"Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ru...

"Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but, most of all, endurance." β€” James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 04
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β€œYou think your pain and your heartbrea...

β€œYou think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.” ― James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 09
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Love does not begin and end the way we se...

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. James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 26
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β€œYou think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but th...

β€œYou think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.” ― James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 21
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β€œI imagine one of the reasons people cling to their h...

β€œI imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.”—James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 28
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"Children have never been very good at ...

"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." β€”James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 31
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"In overlooking, denying, evading his complexity we are diminished and we perish; only w...

"In overlooking, denying, evading his complexity we are diminished and we perish; only within the web of ambiguity, paradox, this hunger, danger, darkness, can we find at once ourselves and the power that will free us from ourselves"- James Baldwin, Notes Of a Native Son
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 27
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"Not everything that is faced can ...

"Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced." - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 02
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β€œLove takes off masks that we fea...

β€œLove takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 06
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"I imagine that one of the reasons people cling to their h...

"I imagine that one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once the hate is gone, that they will be forced to deal with pain" - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 05
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β€œLove does not begin and end the way we se...

β€œLove 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.” - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 15
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Not everything that is faced can ...

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 08
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β€œYou think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but th...

β€œYou think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.” - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 10
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"The most dangerous creation o...

"The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose." - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 27
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"I can't believe what ...

"I can't believe what you say, because I see what you do." β€” James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 18
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"The most dangerous creation o...

"The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose." - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 29
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The teeth of t...

The teeth of the world are sharp. - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 19
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"I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their ha...

"I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain." - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 09
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"You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but the...

"You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that 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." -James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 05
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Not everything that is faced can ...

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 08
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β€œChildren have never been very good at ...

β€œChildren have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate- them.” James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 24
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"People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destru...

"People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster."James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 12
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People pay for what they do, and still more for what ...

People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become, and they pay for it, very simply, by the lives they lead. - James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 05
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"You think your pain and your hea...

"You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the world, but then you read" James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 05
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"People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruc...

"People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster." --James Baldwin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 14
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