James Baldwin Quote

There are too many things we do not wish to know about ourselves. People are not, for example, terribly anxious to be equal (equal, after all, to what and to whom?) but they love the idea of being superior.


Collected Essays (ed. 1998)

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There are too many things we do not wish to know about ourselves. People are not, for example, terribly anxious to be equal (equal, after all, to...

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There are too many things we do not wish to know about ourselves. People are not, for example, terribly anxious to be equal (equal, after all, to...

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There are too many things we do not wish to know about ourselves. People are not, for example, terribly anxious to be equal (equal, after all, to...

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There are too many things we do not wish to know about ourselves. People are not, for example, terribly anxious to be equal (equal, after all, to...