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James Baldwin

1924 - 1987
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"Be careful what you set your heart upon - for it will surely be yours. "
"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. "
"I love America more than any other country in the world and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually. "
"If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons. "
"No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time."
"Not everything that is faced can be changed until it is faced."

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