Quotes by James A. Baldwin

James A. Baldwin was an American football player, track athlete, coach of football, basketball, and baseball, and college athletics administrator.

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Quote by James A. Baldwin

To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.

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The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.

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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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Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.

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Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.

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