Quotes by James Baldwin

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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.
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Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
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Children have never been good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
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Nothing is more desirable than to be released from an affliction, but nothing is more frightening than to be divested of a crutch.
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Everything in life depends on how that life accepts its limits.
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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.
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People are trapped in history, and history is trapped in them.
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I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.
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The moment we break faith with one another, the sea engulfs us and the light goes out.
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Everybody's journey is individual. If you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality.
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