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Quotation by James Baldwin
Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs, and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them, one can be driven to the most inhuman excesses.
James Baldwin (1924–1987), U.S. author. repr. in Notes of a Native Son, pt. 2 (1955). "Stranger in the Village," Harper's (New York, Oct. 1953).
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