James Baldwin Quote

To accept one's past—one's history—is not the same thing as drowning in it; it is learning how to use it.


The Fire Next Time (1963)

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To accept one's past—one's history—is not the same thing as drowning in it; it is learning how to use it.

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To accept one's past—one's history—is not the same thing as drowning in it; it is learning how to use it.

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To accept one's past—one's history—is not the same thing as drowning in it; it is learning how to use it.

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To accept one's past—one's history—is not the same thing as drowning in it; it is learning how to use it.