James Baldwin Quote

People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state on innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster.


Notes of a Native Son (ed. 1964)

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People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state on innocence long after...

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People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state on innocence long after...

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People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state on innocence long after...

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People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state on innocence long after...